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Tours - Pure Travel

Tour Description

We pick you up at the airport, meet you outside, holding a sign with your name. We walk 5 minutes to the parking lot, get in our car and we drive 50min to San Salvador City, we usually visit the downtown area first, we walk around the main squares, plazas and churches, a local tourguide will inform you about our Civil War and History. Then we drive 1 hour to the San Salvador Volcano, this is where you get the best view of San Salvador. The Volcano has a small park on the top where you can see the inside of the San Salvador Volcano Crater, this is an active volcano. Then, depending on your layover duration, we can have a local lunch, coffee or do more sightseeing, souvenir shopping, etc and then we drive you back to the airport to be there 1:30 hours before your next flight.

4 Reasons to Choose this Activity

take advantage of your time between flights
san salvador is only 45 minutes away
look inside the crater of an active volcano
Las 5 mejores actividades en El Salvador

Accesibilidades de la actividad

Food & Drink Depending on the time of your flight, we can stop for some local food at the beginning or at the end of the trip. There are plenty of options available, pupusas, seafood, bakeries, etc. We can stop for a coffee, water or a beer on our way.
Bathrooms Bathrooms available at gas stations and other places we visit along the way, there is a bathroom at the Volcano Park El Boqueron.
Lockers No Lockers available. You can leave anything you dont need for the hike in the car.
Languages French, Spanish, English
What is included? Roundtrip transportation, tourguide, entrance to the National Park.
What is not included Food, drinks.

Place Description

The tour usually includes a visit to the Volcano of San Salvador, which is located only 40 minutes away from the city. There is a short 15 minute walk to the summit, where you can see the Crater. The views and temperature here are very pleasant, there are coffee shops and restaurants around if you want to have a meal with the best view of San Salvador. Then we move to San Salvador's downtown where we visit The Cathedral and the Rosario Church, which in our opinion is the most attractive in the whole downtown. We also walk on the Main Plazas and if there is time, we visit The Old Poolhouse Club La Dalia. Then, we try the local PUPUSA on the way back to the airport. Pupusa is the National Food of El Salvador and there is a very popular spot on our way to the airport.


Frequently Asked Questions

How to Dress?
El clima en San Salvador es cálido. Por lo general, temperaturas de 30 ° C, alrededor de 80 ° F. Los zapatos varían dependiendo de cuánto desee caminar, los zapatos para correr están bien. Bloqueador solar, gafas de sol son casi obligatorias.
Can I use my debit card to purchase things?
It is better to carry cash, as not many places have a POS for cards here.
¿Es esta una actividad privada?
What type of person should take this trip?
Anybody that wants to leave the airport in between flights. You can relax, eat, drink or learn a lot of El Salvador.
What activities can be arranged in the area?
Visits to museums or hikes depending on your interests.
San Salvador trip during Airport Layover
10 people Max
Physical demand

Visit San Salvador during your layover at the San Salvador Airport.

Leave the Monseñor Oscar Romero Airport, visit a new city and then come back on time for your next flight.

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Things to Remember
What to bring?

Sun Block, Sunglasses


Rainy season is from May through November.

Leaving the airport

Please get in contact with the airline personel as soon as you arrive to El Salvador.