9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

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9 days in El Salvador Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Santa Ana
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
San Salvador
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Houston

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get impressive views of Santa Ana Volcano and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Coatepeque. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Imposible National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Santa Ana online travel planner .

Houston, USA to Santa Ana is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Houston in January: highs in Santa Ana hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to San Salvador.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

6
nights
San Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Salvador: La Libertad (Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje & El Tunco). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cinquera Rain Forest Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional El Boqueron, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the San Salvador visit planning website .

Getting from Santa Ana to San Salvador by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in January, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

La Libertad
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Cinquera Rain Forest Park ©
Cinquera Rain Forest Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje ©
Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje

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