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San Salvador— 7 nights
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.Change things up with these side-trips from San Salvador: Santa Ana Volcano (in Santa Ana), Lake Coatepeque (in Coatepeque) and El Imposible National Park (in Ahuachapan). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Salvador online tour itinerary planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport. In September, daytime highs in San Salvador are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in San Salvador
El Imposible National Park, Lago Suchitlán, El Tunco, Santa Ana Volcano, Lake Coatepeque
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