Route & dates
6 days in El Salvador Itinerary
Start: Buenos Aires
Fly: 20 h 15 min
San Salvador— 4 nights
Fly: 20 h 15 min
End: Buenos Aires
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The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.Explore San Salvador's surroundings by going to Lake Coatepeque (in Coatepeque) and Santa Ana Volcano (in Santa Ana). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia El Rosario, stop by La Piskucha, and examine the collection at Monseñor Romero Center.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina to San Salvador is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to San Salvador. When traveling from Buenos Aires in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Salvador, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in San Salvador
Lake Coatepeque, Santa Ana Volcano
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