15 days in El Salvador Itinerary

15 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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15 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: San Salvador
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Ahuachapan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Santa Ana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
El Tunco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Salvador
— 7 nights
End: San Salvador

2
nights
Ahuachapan

Ahuachapan ©
Ahuachapán is a city and municipality and the capital of the Ahuachapán Department in western El Salvador. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of El Imposible National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria, then make a trip to Parque Central de Juayua, then admire the sheer force of Chorros de la Calera, and finally don't miss a visit to Templo del Senor Juayua.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ahuachapan travel site .

San Salvador to Ahuachapan is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Ana.

Things to do in Ahuachapan

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Juayua, Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria
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El Imposible National Park ©
El Imposible National Park
Chorros de la Calera ©
Chorros de la Calera

3
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. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Coatepeque and Santa Ana Volcano. Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Cerro Verde. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Tazumal, examine the collection at Museo Regional de Occidente, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Ana Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Ana day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ahuachapan to Santa Ana in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Santa Ana can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to El Tunco.

Things to do in Santa Ana

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tazumal, Lake Coatepeque
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Lake Coatepeque ©
Lake Coatepeque
Santa Ana Volcano ©
Santa Ana Volcano
National Park Cerro Verde ©
National Park Cerro Verde

2
nights
El Tunco

El Tunco ©
Step out of the city life by going to El Tunco and Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the El Tunco online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Ana to El Tunco takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in El Tunco are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Salvador.

Things to do in El Tunco

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

La Libertad, Tamanique Waterfalls
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El Tunco ©
El Tunco
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje ©
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje
El Sunzal ©
El Sunzal

7
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional El Boqueron and El Tunco. Get out of town with these interesting San Salvador side-trips: Lake Coatepeque (in Coatepeque), El Imposible National Park (in Ahuachapan) and Santa Ana (Santa Ana Volcano & National Park Cerro Verde). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia El Rosario, examine the collection at Monsignor Romero Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), and explore the ancient world of Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the San Salvador day trip planner.

Drive from El Tunco to San Salvador in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Salvador

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Ana, El Imposible National Park, El Tunco, Lake Coatepeque
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EC Tours El Salvador ©
EC Tours El Salvador
Parque Nacional El Boqueron ©
Parque Nacional El Boqueron
Lake Coatepeque ©
Lake Coatepeque

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