Santa Ana Volcano, Santa Ana

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Head 2,381 m (7,812 ft) above sea level at Santa Ana Volcano, El Salvador’s highest volcano. Following a moderately difficult hike to the top, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of pristine surroundings. You'll also gaze upon a turquoise crater lake, located at the summit, and enveloped by four nested calderas and volcanic craters. Bring good hiking shoes, plenty of water, and snacks. Our Santa Ana Department travel itinerary maker makes visiting Santa Ana Volcano and other Santa Ana Department attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • If you travel out of the Cerro Verde National Park will make you go +/-1.6 Km on a path which is sincerely by taste since it will make you tired a bit before climbing to the volcano. Taking into account all payments that must be done must be $5.50 if you don't have a student card (if you have this deduct you $2 payment to MRNA) and $8.50 if you are a foreigner, as other critics say is better to carry coins since they never have change. It is of sum importance carry at least 2 litres of water or other ideally isotonic drinks, light meal because in the crater of the volcano only sell pallets parasol and chocobananos, also in terms of clothing and accessories would recommend wearing canvas trousers because off the volcano you can fall and hurt, sunglasses, a hat and sunscreen. the view is amazing and really worth the effort of 12 Kms it.
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  • I enjoyed the hike to the volcano. Note that it is mandatory to go with a guide. The guides leave everyday at 11:00 AM, so you need to be here on time to be able to join it. It takes about 3 hours in ...  more »
  • Loved this hike! It's quite short and not too strenuous but the views down into the crater and if the surrounding mountains and lakes are incredible! We got chicken buses there and then went up with t...  more »