Volcan San Salvador, San Salvador
(4.8/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • It is possible to travel to the rim of the caldera and view the huge caldera from that vantage point. It was easy to climb up to the top. There was a nicely constructed observation point. 
  • Beautiful view of the city from the volcano, with a delightful climate, lush vegetation, and excellent restaurants
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  • It is a very accessible place with very good road which leads to the crater with a breathtaking view with lots of information for foreign tourists because there is a mini Museum of the history of the volcano, surrounding the locals sell you typical food of our country, tamales, pupusas, atol de elote, riguas etc, etc, and restaurant.
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  • without words a beautiful place every day I feel more proud of my small country
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  • Everything... this place is fascinating...
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  • It is a place that is worth knowing
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