9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: Tegucigalpa
Drive:  9​h
1
San Salvador
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Santa Ana
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
End: Tegucigalpa

5
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional El Boqueron. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Rosario, look for all kinds of wild species at Cinquera Rain Forest Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de El Salvador, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Salvador trip itinerary builder tool .

Tegucigalpa, Honduras to San Salvador is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tegucigalpa in February, with highs in San Salvador at 38°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Ana.

Things to do in San Salvador

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Parque Nacional El Boqueron ©
Parque Nacional El Boqueron
Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Ana: Lake Coatepeque (in Coatepeque) and El Imposible National Park (in Ahuachapan). And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Santa Ana Volcano, browse the different shops at Metrocentro Santa Ana, see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Occidente, and delve into the distant past at Tazumal.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Ana trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Salvador to Santa Ana takes an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Ana

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tazumal, Lake Coatepeque, El Imposible National Park
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Lake Coatepeque ©
Lake Coatepeque
Santa Ana Volcano ©
Santa Ana Volcano
Tazumal ©
Tazumal

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