When is the Best Time to Visit El Salvador?
November to next April is the best time to visit El Salvador. It is the dry season there and travelers could visit the volcanos and national parks easily with less rainfall and cool temperature. However, if you come to El Salvador for surfing on the beach, such as El Tunco, El Zonte and El Tunco, you should avoid this period. You could choose to visit from May to October for it is the wet season with high waves on the beach.
Santa Ana Leap
Musicians in Ruta de Las Flores
Is Visa Required for El Salvador Tours?
• Foreign nationals from 86 countries and territories are allowed to enter El Salvador without a visa. The main countries are the Schengen countries, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Mexico and the United States.
• According to the Central America - 4 Border Control Agreement signed by El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, travelers holding a visa to any of the four, can enter the other three without a visa.
• Besides the visa, all the travelers need to obtain a Tourist Card with US10.00 per person upon arrival at the airport, seaport or land board crossing. The validity of the Tourist Card is 30 days.
What are the Popular Destinations in El Salvador?
San Salvador, Suchitoto, Santa Ana Volcano, Ruta de Las Flores, El Zonte of La Libertad, Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park and Parque Nacional El Boqueron are all popular travel destinations in El Salvador.
El Salvador International Airport is the only airport in El Salvador. If you fly to El Salvador, you could choose this airport for landing. If you come to El Salvador by road transfer from Guatemala, you will reach Concepcion de Ataco. If you come from Copan of Honduras, you may reach Santa Ana. Inside the country, the major means of transport is by vehicle.
Visa and Master cards are widely accepted in most formal stores in large cities, like San Salvador, Suchitoto and El Tunco of La Libertad. The US dollar and Bitcoin are the legal currencies in El Salvador. You could travel with your card and withdraw some cash at the local bank easily.