Route of the artisans and Tesak museum

Experience Type:
Day tour / activity
Booking in advance:
Cut off: 1 day
Duration:
8 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Route of the artisans and Tesak museum

Route of the artisans will take you to the north to visit La Palma , 82 kilometers from San Salvador, and 8 kilometers from El Poy, the El Salvador-Honduras border.

La Palma is well-known for its wood crafts and designs in Naïf art, a creation of Salvadoran painter Fernando Llort, who also designed the mosaics of the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Salvador. Llort is one of the most emblematic people that has influenced this municipality, and with his hard work, he taught the villagers the “naïf” art, a technique that basically consists of representing moments of everyday rural life, as well as typical flora and fauna of the place, made in copinol seeds. In most of the houses of La Palma you can find workshops where crafts are made in wood, leather, ceramics, different kinds of seeds, and designs on cotton clothes. Currently, this craft activity is what generates more income and jobs in this town. After you visit one of the shops you will have the time to do your own handcraft. Free time to lunch.

On route you will visit the Tesak museum,the best private museum in the country with a large collection of Maya and other prehispanic cultures, you will also learn how this ONG helps to work with children from the rea so they can appreciate El Salvador rich culture and traditions.

Please note

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Pick Up available at Zona rosa, Escalon, Miramonte area. Other areas $ 10 supplement might apply.
  • Operation is from Monday to Saturday

Cancellation policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before the event

Route of the artisans and Tesak museum prices

One person $ 175

Two Person $ 90

Three or more $ 70

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