11 days in El Salvador Itinerary

11 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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11 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: Guatemala City
Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Suchitoto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
San Salvador
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Santa Ana
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: Guatemala City

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. On the 18th (Tue), stop by Casa de la Abuela and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Suchitlán. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Los Tercios Waterfall, then get outside with Parque Central Suchitoto, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Santa Lucia.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala to Suchitoto is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February, Suchitoto is a bit warmer than Guatemala City - with highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Salvador.

Things to do in Suchitoto

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Lago Suchitlán ©
Lago Suchitlán
Iglesia Santa Lucia ©
Iglesia Santa Lucia
Los Tercios Waterfall ©
Los Tercios Waterfall

5
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Salvador: La Libertad (El Tunco & El Sunzal). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Rosario, examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman, get impressive views of Volcan San Salvador, and explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional El Boqueron.

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You can drive from Suchitoto to San Salvador in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in San Salvador sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Santa Ana.

Things to do in San Salvador

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Side Trips

Playa El Tunco, El Sunzal
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Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Parque Nacional El Boqueron ©
Parque Nacional El Boqueron

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. Venture out of the city with trips to El Imposible National Park (in Ahuachapan) and Axul (in Concepcion de Ataco). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at National Park Cerro Verde. There's much more to do: get impressive views of Santa Ana Volcano, explore the activities along Lake Coatepeque, and explore the ancient world of Tazumal.

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Getting from San Salvador to Santa Ana by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, daytime highs in Santa Ana are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Santa Ana

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Side Trips

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

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