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Fourteen-Day El Salvador Sample Itinerary

(A Nicaraguan itinerary is very similar in focus)

Arrival, Day 1/Usually Sunday

12pm Arrive in San Salvador
1:30 Lunch
3pm Check in at Guest House
6pm Dinner
7pm General Orientation

Day 2/Monday

7am Breakfast at Guest House
8am Visit Romero Assassination site
10:30 Visit Cathedral & Downtown San Salvador
12:30 Lunch
2pm Visit Museo de La Palabra
5pm Presentation/ El Salvadoran History
6pm Dinner
7:30 Super Market to buy essentials

Day 3/Tuesday

7am Breakfast at Guest House
9am Visit UCA (University of Central America)
10:30 Visit War Memorial in Parque Cuscatlán
12:30 Lunch

1pm Shicali Arts Center
2:30 Museum of Military History
5:30 Testimony by Damian Alegria, current House Representative and former FMLN Combatant
6:30 Dinner at Guest House

Day 4/Wednesday

7am Breakfast at Guest House
8:30 Visit National Assembly, ARENA & FMLN parties
12:00 Leave for host community
1:00 Lunch
2:30 Community Welcome
4:30 Meet and go with homestay family
6pm Dinner in
7pm Evening with homestay family

Day 5-6/Thursday- Friday

7am Breakfast
8am Project
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Siesta
2:30 Project
6 pm Dinner
7pm Group Reflection

8pm Evening with host families

Day 7- 8/ Saturday-Sunday

Educational, Cultural and Recreational Activities

Day 9-12
7am Breakfast
8am Project
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Siesta
2:30 Project
6 pm Dinner
7pm Group Reflection
8pm Evening with host families

Day 12

Community Going Away Party

Day 13

Day at Beach or Volcano

Day 14

7am Breakfast
9am Travel to the Airport
1 pm Leave for the US