47 days in El Salvador Itinerary

47 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Perquin
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
La Union
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Salvador
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Santa Ana
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Charlotte

11
nights
Perquin

Perquin ©
Perquín is a municipality in the Morazán department of El Salvador. Get some cultural insight at Museo de la Revolucion Salvadorena and El Mozote Monument. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake of Alegria and Gruta de Espiritu Santo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Perquin visit planner.

Charlotte, USA to Perquin is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Perquin due to the time zone difference. You will leave for La Union on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Perquin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gruta de Espiritu Santo, Lake of Alegria
Highlights from your plan
El Mozote Monument ©
El Mozote Monument
Museo de la Revolucion Salvadorena ©
Museo de la Revolucion Salvadorena
Lake of Alegria ©
Lake of Alegria

10
nights
La Union

La Union ©
La Unión is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador.It is the capital city of the Department of its same name. Step off the beaten path and head to Conchagua and Playa Las Flores. Get out of town with these interesting La Union side-trips: San Miguel (Laguna Olomega, Metrocentro San Miguel, &more). There's more to do: explore the activities along Gulf Of Fonseca and get great views at Mirador Espiritu de la Montana.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for La Union using our trip planner.

Getting from Perquin to La Union by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in La Union can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. You will leave for San Salvador on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in La Union

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

San Miguel, Playa Las Flores
Highlights from your plan
Conchagua ©
Conchagua
Catedral Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Paz ©
Laguna Olomega ©
Laguna Olomega

12
nights
San 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 Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel and Tin Marin Children's Museum. Bring the kids along to Lake Ilopango and Museo del Ferrocarril y Parque Tematico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Salvador: La Libertad (Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje & El Sunzal), Suchitoto (Centro Arte Para La Paz, Parque Central Suchitoto, &more) and Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Pilar (in San Vicente). Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional El Boqueron. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Word and Image, explore the activities along Tamanique Waterfalls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cinquera Rain Forest Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Salvador trip maker website.

You can drive from La Union to San Salvador in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from La Union in March: high temperatures in San Salvador hover around 90°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Santa Ana.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

La Libertad, Suchitoto, Tamanique, Estadio Las Delicias, Dreamland
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ilopango ©
Lake Ilopango
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje ©
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje
Centro Arte Para La Paz ©
Centro Arte Para La Paz

11
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Izalco Volcano and Catedral de Sonsonate. Let the collections at Museo de Anatomia Humana de UNASA and Parque Arqueologico Casa Blanca capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Ana: Bosque El Pital (in Chalatenango Department), Juayua (Parque Central de Juayua & Chorros de la Calera) and El Imposible National Park (in Ahuachapan). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at National Park Cerro Verde. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Escuela de Artes, pause for some photo ops at Mirador de la Cruz del Cielito Lindo, head outdoors with Piscinas de Atzumpa, and stop by Axul.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Ana trip itinerary builder.

Drive from San Salvador to Santa Ana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Santa Ana are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Concepcion de Ataco, Chalchuapa, Juayua, Metapan, Bosque El Pital
Highlights from your plan
Izalco Volcano ©
Izalco Volcano
Apuzunga ©
Apuzunga
Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria ©
Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria

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