7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
San Salvador
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Santa Ana
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
San Salvador is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, admire the striking features of Plaza Futura, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de El Salvador, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cinquera Rain Forest Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our San Salvador trip planner .

Seattle, USA to San Salvador is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in September; daily highs in San Salvador reach 85°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Santa Ana.

Things to do in San Salvador

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Coatepeque and then contemplate the geological forces at Santa Ana Volcano. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Ana Cathedral and then explore the striking landscape of El Imposible National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Ana trip planner .

Traveling by bus from San Salvador to Santa Ana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Santa Ana are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Nature Parks Historic Sites

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

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