We have a very special trip to El Salvador just put on the schedule yesterday and the trip leaves in three months and so we are offering the low price of $1,955 per person and no extra for a solo traveler. Scroll down the page to find out more. Sign up for the tour and receive a complementary copy of “Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama” (Princeton Field Guides) by Andrew Vallely and Dale Dyer (one per room). There are also a lot of great airfare deals available to the El Salvador International Airport Oscar Arnulfo Romero (SAL) right now. Time to book a flight or use those miles!
Here is some info about El Salvador: El Salvador is a small Central American country about the same size as the state of New Jersey and El Salvador is less than half the size of Costa Rica. With a population of 6.3 million, it is the most densely populated country in Central America. El Salvador was colonized by the Spanish in 1524 and became an independent nation in 1841. The name El Salvador is Spanish for "The Savior".
Cerro El Pital is the highest point in El Salvador at 8,957 feet above sea level. El Salvador is located along the Pacific "Ring of Fire" and has had many highly destructive earthquakes in recorded history. The country has over twenty volcanoes and two are active. El Salvador lies within the tropic zone; north of the equator and south of the tropic of Cancer. The climate has two main seasons: the dry and the wet. Due to elevation changes and other geographical features, weather can vary within the country, but generally November - April are the dry months and May through October is the wet season. During the month of June, the average rainfall is about 5.5 inches, which is nearly the same as Houston Texas.
Bio Diversity: 605 species of bird, 15 hummingbird species, nearly 1,000 species of butterflies, 362 species of orchids, 90 species of mammals, just to name of few.