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. Plan to visit Volcan San Salvador during your San Salvador vacation using our convenient San Salvador day trip planner .
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  • It was a relatively easy and brief climb from the parking lot and interpretation centre to the top. Due to light rain and cloud we couldn't see the crater, but the vegetation is lush and beautiful, th...  more »
  • This place is close to the city, 15 minutes by car. The street has beautigul views, trees, flowers cool weather and good restaurants, and cafes. You might visit the crater and the gardens around.  more »
  • The volcano hike takes some planning. There are specific times when you can start and you are given a specific amount of time on the volcano. It can be cold. The trail at parts near the top is quite a...  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful. Excellent weather, wonderful people and amazing place. It has been an awesome experience! A little but, a beautiful country
  • This is another a must go place to visit when in El Salvador 🇸🇻 is right in the city. Beautiful place a great walk. If not foggy you get to see the crater. We weren’t that lucky to see all the way on the volcano. But got to see in the evening after a coffee all San Salvador city lights is beautiful.
  • That are at nice places I recommend
  • Loved it. Very informational with a great view once you reach the top of the stairs.
  • Interesting to achieve to see so many sites in a short time, being a small country, it has a variety of climate due to its geomorphology. Volcanoes make it easier to ascend in few kilometers away several hundred meters that are perceived climate environments. This volcano El Boqueron and El Salvador stand out among some lowland highlighting its conical shape, several lakes you can visit while few days in the country. Uplifting us know the faith with which people practise their religious beliefs, the treatment of priests and religious people when they reach old age of retirement. In the policy Constitution of the Republic of El Salvador El Salvador is considered to all Central American person residing in that country. The Salvadoran cooperative movement stands out for its development and coverage of services to associated persons and their families, and their communities.
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