15 days in El Salvador Itinerary

15 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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15 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Ahuachapan
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Ana
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Suchitoto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
San Salvador
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
La Libertad
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  2​h
6
San Miguel
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Ahuachapan

Ahuachapan ©
Ahuachapán is a city and municipality and the capital of the Ahuachapán Department in western El Salvador. Seven Waterfalls Tour has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ahuachapan journey app .

Seattle, USA to Ahuachapan is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Ana.

Things to do in Ahuachapan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Seven Waterfalls Tour, Metrocentro Santa Ana
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Seven Waterfalls Tour ©
Seven Waterfalls Tour
Metrocentro Santa Ana ©
Metrocentro Santa Ana

4
nights
Santa Ana

Santa Ana
Santa Ana is the second largest city in El Salvador, located 64 kilometers northwest of San Salvador, the capital city. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park and Tazumal. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Coatepeque and Apaneca Canopy Tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Santa Ana Volcano, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Ana Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Occidente.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Santa Ana road trip planning website .

Santa Ana is very close to Ahuachapan. In March, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Suchitoto.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tazumal, Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, Apaneca Canopy Tour, Lake Coatepeque
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Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Lake Coatepeque ©
Lake Coatepeque
Tazumal ©
Tazumal

1
night
Suchitoto

Suchitoto ©
A small colonial municipality in Cuscatlan, El Salvador.Suchitoto is a municipality in the Department of Cuscatlán, El Salvador that has seen continuous human habitation long before Spanish colonization. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de El Salvador.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Suchitoto trip planner .

Drive from Santa Ana to Suchitoto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Suchitoto, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Salvador.

Things to do in Suchitoto

Museums

Side Trip

San Salvador
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:
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few
hours
San Salvador

The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Salvador online road trip planner .

Getting from Suchitoto to San Salvador by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in San Salvador can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to La Libertad.

Things to do in San Salvador

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
La Libertad

La Libertad ©
The coastal town of La Libertad combines grittiness with beachside tranquility to create one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Termos del Rio. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje and then enjoy some diversion at Termos del Rio.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our La Libertad road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Salvador to La Libertad takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Miguel.

Things to do in La Libertad

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje ©
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje
El Tunco ©
El Tunco
Malecon Puerto de la Libertad ©
Malecon Puerto de la Libertad

3
nights
San Miguel

San Miguel ©
San Miguel is a city in eastern El Salvador. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake of Alegria, Gruta de Espiritu Santo and Gulf of Fonseca. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Old Downtown and look for gifts at Metrocentro San Miguel.

Planning San Miguel trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and car from La Libertad to San Miguel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in San Miguel are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. On the 4th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Miguel

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake of Alegria, Gruta de Espiritu Santo, Gulf of Fonseca
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Gulf of Fonseca ©
Gulf of Fonseca
Lake of Alegria ©
Lake of Alegria
Metrocentro San Miguel ©
Metrocentro San Miguel

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