How much does travelling cost?

El Tunco

Transport

  • Bus from San Salvador = $1
  • Bus from La Libertad = $0.25
  • Taxi from San Salvador = $25 - $30
  • Taxi to La Libertad = $5
  • Shuttle to Copan (Honduras) = $35
  • Shuttle to Antigua (Guatemala) = $25

Accommodation

  • Papaya hostel, double room, ensuite = $25
  • Double room, no bathroom average = $20
  • Dorms average = $10

Food and drink

  • Western food plate = $5 - $7
  • Nice western food = $10+
  • Local plate = $2 - $4
  • Coffee =$1, at local market $0.25
  • Fresh juice = $2
  • Beer = $1 - $2

Street food

  • Pupusa (filled maiz tortilla) = $0.75
  • 2 fried chicken pieces, chips and drink= $4
  • Lots of fresh fruit in bags (chopped) =$0.25

Activities

  • Surf board rental full day = $10, half day = $5
  • Bicycle hire = $6 per day
  • Waterfall walk = $10 (we did this for much cheaper, hitchhiked to town and got local guide to take us for $3)

Miscellaneous

  • 3Kg washing bag = $6
  • Private visit (consultation fee) to Dr in La Libertad = $10
  • Lab tests for blood, urine and poo = $7
  • Medication for parasite infection = $20 (not a good day)