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El Salvador Travel Guide

  • Vacations to 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.

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  • 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!

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Important Information

 
  • Airport in El Salvador serviced by Air Transat

    • El Salvador International Airport (SAL)

    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

    To get information regarding passports and all necessary visas, please visit the country travel advice and advisories of the Government of Canada's travel website.

    Vaccination

    To obtain information concerning vaccines, please visit the Government of Canada’s travel website or ask your health professional about vaccination requirements.