15 days in Honduras & El Salvador Itinerary

15 days in Honduras & El Salvador Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Managua, Nicaragua
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Roatan, Honduras
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
2
Utila, Honduras
— 1 night
+3
Ferry + Taxi + Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
3
Copan Ruinas, Honduras
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Santa Ana, El Salvador
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
San Salvador, El Salvador
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Managua, Nicaragua

4
nights
Roatan, Honduras

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Roatan Underwater Museum and Waves of Art. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at West Bay Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bethesda Methodist Church.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Roatan online trip itinerary builder.

Managua, Nicaragua to Roatan is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. In March in Roatan, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Utila.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Zipline
Nature & Wildlife Tours
West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach

1
night
Utila, Honduras

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
On the 22nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Bando Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Utila trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Roatan to Utila takes 1.5 hours. March in Utila sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in Utila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Copan Ruinas, Honduras

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Step out of the city life by going to Luna Jaguar Hot Spring and Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Copan Ruinas and Museo de Arqueologia. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mayan Ball Court, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre, take in the pleasant sights at Sitio Arqueologico Rastrojon, and see the interesting displays at Sculpture Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Copan Ruinas trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Utila to Copan Ruinas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Ana.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Luna Jaguar Hot Spring ©
Luna Jaguar Hot Spring
Sculpture Museum ©
Sculpture Museum

2
nights
Santa Ana, El Salvador

Santa Ana ©
Santa Ana is the second largest city in El Salvador, located 64 kilometers northwest of San Salvador, the capital city. On the 26th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Ana Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Tazumal, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Coatepeque. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Imposible National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Ana trip planning app.

You can drive from Copan Ruinas to Santa Ana in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Copan Ruinas in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Ana: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to San Salvador.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tazumal, El Imposible National Park, Lake Coatepeque
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El Imposible National Park ©
El Imposible National Park
Lake Coatepeque ©
Lake Coatepeque
Tazumal ©
Tazumal

4
nights
San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Get a sense of the local culture at Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park and Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Rosario, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Word and Image.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Salvador journey planning website.

Traveling by bus from Santa Ana to San Salvador takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Salvador

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Cinquera Rain Forest Park ©
Cinquera Rain Forest Park

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