7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

7 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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San Salvador
— 3 nights
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Ahuachapan
— Few hours
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Suchitoto
— 1 night

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San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Iglesia El Rosario and Catedral Metropolitana. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman and Museo de Arte de El Salvador. Take a break from San Salvador with a short trip to Playa El Tunco in El Tunco, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Ceiba de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, explore the ancient world of Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Plaza Futura.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Salvador road trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to San Salvador is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to San Salvador, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in San Salvador hover around 86°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ahuachapan.

Things to do in San Salvador

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Playa 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 find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ahuachapan sightseeing planning app.

Getting from San Salvador to Ahuachapan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Ahuachapan, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 71°F at night. 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. On the 12th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Centro Arte Para La Paz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Santa Lucia, then look for gifts at Casa de la Abuela, then see the interesting displays at Museum of 1000 plates and more, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Suchitlán.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Suchitoto itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ahuachapan to Suchitoto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Suchitoto are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suchitoto

Museums · Nature · Parks
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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