Volcan San Salvador, San Salvador

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Take the memorable drive and scenic hike to the crater of Volcan San Salvador. Stop at the museum before the hike itself for an interesting lesson into the incredible force of nature that looms over the city. The hike gets steep at stages, but once you reach the top, you can enjoy epic views from one of the several viewing stations. Bring plenty of water, sturdy shoes, and consider taking supplies for a picnic at the top. The trip shouldn’t take more than 3 hours. For travelers who use our world travel planner, San Salvador holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Volcan San Salvador and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The visit is worth. The landscape, the crater of the ancient volcano, flowers, tropical nature and the area... Early to rise and walk, then lunch at one of the fabulous restaurants on the main street.
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  • Solely as part of a trip more wide, never as target if traveler, comodo walk along the Summit of El Boquerón takes you to a beautiful view of the caldera of a volcano pequegno idle time (than not extinct, its last eruption was in 1917, and it's already up by centuries-old regularity) among fragrant pines and cypress trees in the area (nor anything similar to Mediterranean cypresses). Recommended, but not essential.
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  • It is a great place to go with family and friends, it is very close to the capital and very practical reach
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