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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  • Visit the San Salvador volcano is a tremendous experience for anyone, local or foreign, to enjoy nature. The climate of height is very nice and the views are really spectacular. The trails will take you to a viewpoint at the top, from where can be seen the crater, located below, in all the background. During the months of rain intensifies the green landscape and intense vegetation that grows on the slopes and in the crater. Highly recommended to carry the cell phone or camera, water or snacks and comfortable shoes, as the trails are on rise; they will have to get off when you decide to go back. En route to the volcano you will find a large number of food and drink options for lunch or a coffee. A cute activity to perform as a couple or as a family. Parking paid inside the enclosure, unless you want to leave your car outside, where there will probably be carers waiting for your tip.
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  • The vicinity of this volcano crater is beautiful and there are beautiful birds. The crater itself is not quite spectacular because this is an extinct volcano.
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  • It is a very quiet and cool place if you are visiting in the morning, something I recommend since there aren't many people and you can enjoy better. Impressive volcano crater,
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