7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
San Salvador
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ahuachapan
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Suchitoto
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: San Francisco

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San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Let the collections at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman and Museo del Ferrocarril y Parque Tematico capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Iglesia El Rosario and Museum of the Word and Image. Step out of San Salvador to go to La Libertad and see El Tunco, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Futura, explore the engaging exhibits at Tin Marin Children's Museum, examine the collection at Monsignor Romero Center, and delve into the distant past at Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Salvador day trip planning site .

San Francisco, USA to San Salvador is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in San Salvador reach 86°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ahuachapan.

Things to do in San Salvador

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El Tunco
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Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario

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Ahuachapan

Ahuachapan
Ahuachapán is a city and municipality and the capital of the Ahuachapán Department in western El Salvador. To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ahuachapan trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from San Salvador to Ahuachapan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. You will leave for Suchitoto on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Ahuachapan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Centro Arte Para La Paz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Lucia, then stop by Casa de la Abuela, then see the interesting displays at Museum of 1000 plates and more, and finally explore the activities along Lago Suchitlán.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Suchitoto tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ahuachapan to Suchitoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Suchitoto are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suchitoto

Museums Parks Nature
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Centro Arte Para La Paz ©
Centro Arte Para La Paz
Iglesia Santa Lucia ©
Iglesia Santa Lucia
Museum of 1000 plates and more ©
Museum of 1000 plates and more

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