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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  • Great hike! Good value for money. Try to go kn a clear day. Take a jacket for the summit! It's extremely windy 
  • One of the highlights of our trip. It's a fairly easy climb for rewarding views and a fun day outing. Arriving by chicken bus from town: 7:30am - Bus #248 to Cerro Verde National Park from La Vencedor...  more »
  • Great trip and good value for money. A bit of a steep trek and as starts at 11am can be hard going in the sun. Be warned groups can be massive - up to 300 people!!