13 days in El Salvador Itinerary

13 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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13 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: San Salvador
1
San Salvador
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Suchitoto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Santa Ana
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
End: San Salvador

5
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Go for a jaunt from San Salvador to La Libertad to see El Tunco about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), admire the striking features of Plaza Futura, and identify plant and animal life at Cinquera Rain Forest Park.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Salvador itinerary website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Salvador. November in San Salvador sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Suchitoto.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Tunco
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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
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes GringoTours. Explore Suchitoto's surroundings by going to San Vicente (Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Pilar & Torre de San Vicente). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Suchitlán, admire the sheer force of Los Tercios Waterfall, head outdoors with Parque Central Suchitoto, and stop by Casa de la Abuela.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Suchitoto sightseeing planner .

Drive from San Salvador to Suchitoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Suchitoto sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Ana.

Things to do in Suchitoto

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

San Vicente
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GringoTours ©
GringoTours
Lago Suchitlán ©
Lago Suchitlán
Iglesia Santa Lucia ©
Iglesia Santa Lucia

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 1st (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Cerro Verde. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Coatepeque, contemplate the geological forces at Izalco Volcano, and delve into the distant past at Tazumal.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Ana trip planner .

You can drive from Suchitoto to Santa Ana in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Santa Ana, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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