Plan your trip to El Salvador

Flights to El Salvador are easy to book with Air Transat. Before planning a trip, be sure to check the schedule below, as some routes may be seasonal.

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El Salvador: ecotourism and volcano visits

Nature lovers looking for a tourism experience that respects the environment and who want an adventure off the beaten path book a flight to El Salvador, Central America’s ecotourism treasure chest.

El Salvador’s volcanoes

The metropolis of San Salvador is located at the foot of a volcano by the same name, an enchanting and impressive place. The Santa Ana, situated in a large and unique botanical reserve, invites visitors to admire the fabulous landscapes around Lake Coatepecque and the Izalco, another of El Salvador’s volcanoes and a national icon.

The Flower Route

Nature lovers put on their walking shoes and hit the Flower Route. They can admire the Chorros de la Calera waterfall in Juayúa and the Don Juan waterfall in Jujutla. Coffee buffs can take a look around the coffee plantations that line the route, El Salvador being one of the most important of its producers in the world.

Adventures on high

Adventure seekers treat themselves to an escapade at an altitude of more than a kilometre and a half. From one zipline to another, at more than 1600 metres above sea level, this eco-tour allows access to places otherwise impossible to reach without damaging the forest’s fragile floor. An excursion on the Apaneca mountain range leads photography buffs to some of the most spectacular panoramas in El Salvador.

Surfing for thrill seekers

El Salvador has more than 300 kilometres of beaches along the Pacific Ocean. Salvador’s Costa del Sol is the ideal place for those looking for big waves. This unspoiled corner seduces visitors seeking both adrenaline and relaxation.

El Salvador is a dream destination ofor those who like hot vacations in extraordinary places and who are ready to discover another world!

El Salvador must-see destinations

Discount airfare to El Salvador from Air Transat helps travellers make the most of every trip. Explore the destinations below and find out everything you need to know before planning your dream holiday.

San Salvador

San Salvador

San Salvador: the capital city and metropolis of El Salvador

Central America’s second largest city, San Salvador buzzes with activity with its traditional markets and lively squares. Architecturally, the modern blends with the ancient, though many colonial monuments have been destroyed by numerous earthquakes that have devastated the region.

More about San Salvador

Currency

El Salvador’s official currency since 2001 has been the U.S. Dollar (USD). It is therefore easy to procure the country’s currency. Major credit cards are accepted in centres of tourism.

Official language

Spanish is the country’s official language. It’s also possible to get by with English in the centres of tourism

Entry/exit requirements

For more information about passport and visa requirements, visit the Government of Canada travel website.

Vaccines

Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website or ask your health professional for more information about vaccinations.

Weather in El Salvador can vary throughout the year. The chart below indicates monthly average temperatures and rainfall so travellers can plan the perfect vacation at the right time and pack accordingly.

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