9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  9​h
1
El Tunco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Santa Ana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Salvador
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Newark

2
nights
El Tunco

El Tunco ©
On the 29th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Malecon Puerto de la Libertad. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at El Sunzal and then kick back and relax at El Tunco.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the El Tunco trip itinerary builder site .

Newark, USA to El Tunco is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get somewhat warmer in El Tunco: highs are around 89°F and lows about 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Ana.

Things to do in El Tunco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

La Libertad
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El Tunco ©
El Tunco
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje ©
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje
El Sunzal ©
El Sunzal

2
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. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the geological forces at Santa Ana Volcano and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Coatepeque. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Imposible National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Santa Ana online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from El Tunco to Santa Ana by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Ana when traveling from El Tunco in July, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Salvador.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Get outdoors at Cinquera Rain Forest Park and Volcan San Salvador. Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional El Boqueron. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia El Rosario, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de El Salvador, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, and examine the collection at Monsignor Romero Center.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Salvador day trip website .

Drive from Santa Ana to San Salvador in an hour. In July, daytime highs in San Salvador are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional El Boqueron ©
Parque Nacional El Boqueron
Cinquera Rain Forest Park ©
Cinquera Rain Forest Park
Volcan San Salvador ©
Volcan San Salvador

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