San Salvador City tour

Discovering what the real El Salvador is about!

Learn about the history of El Salvador, civil war and gastronomy. Rainbow slide and Boqueron volcano are included.

Learn about the history of El Salvador, civil war and gastronomy. Rainbow slide and Boqueron volcano is included.

Full day San Salvador city tour

Day tours departing from El Tunco, Zonte (surf city area) or San Salvador. Free hotel/Airbnb pick up and drop off

About this tour

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First time in El Salvador? A San Salvador City tour is a must. Learn the history of this small but beautiful country, visit the renovated downtown San Salvador, important plazas, churches, the Boqueron volcano and the famous rainbow slide.

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Did you know that San Salvador, the capital of country is just 40 minutes away from the International Airport of El Salvador as well as from the beach area?

Thanks to the renovated area of downtown San Salvador, we are able to go the the historical plazas and buildings, experience local dishes and culture.

During this tour, we visit San Salvador Cathedral, Monsignor Romero tomb (who became the first saint of El Salvador) National Palace, National Theater, Currency Museum and much more. A nice Sightseeing tour experience.

After a visit of the historical downtown San Salvador city, we head to San Salvador Volcano, which is 25 minutes away. We go straight to the top of the volcano, we enter to the national park and enjoy a nice 10 minutes hike in order to get to the crater, a 1,893 meter above the sea level view. 

Next spot is the famous rainbow slide, quick stop to enjoy the view of San Salvador city and experience sliding in a nice and colorful slide!

For lunch, we visit a local restaurant with a nice view of the city where you can take a perfect photo of San Salvador City.

Then, we head to the Salvadoran Artisan Market, where you are going to find the best and most funny souvenirs in town. 

San Salvador City Tour, a renovated area that deserves to be discovered.

Are you ready to visit the capital of El Pulgarcito de América? 

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Price varies on group size

Tour Highlights

  • El Boqueron volcano
  • Rainbow slide San Salvador
  • National palace
  • San Salvador Cathedral
  • El Rosario Church
  • La Dalia pool house


Pick up time

  • From El Tunco, Zonte,  Surf City area: 8:15 am
  • From San Salvador City: 9:00 am

Drop off

  • In El Tunco, Zonte,  Surf City area: 3:30 pm
  • In San Salvador City: 3:00 pm

Meeting point

Free hotel or Airbnb pick up.

Day tours departing from El Tunco, Zonte (surf city area) or San Salvador includes a free hotel or Airbnb pick up and drop off.


  • Private tour
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Transportation with air conditioning
  • Free pick up and drop off at hotel or Aibnb
  • All entrance fees

What do I need to bring?

  • At least 1 litre of water
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather appropriate apparel
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Full charged phone or camera.


  • Meals are not included
  • Tips (optional)

From $45

Per person

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