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. To visit Santa Ana Volcano and other attractions in Santa Ana Department, use our Santa Ana Department route tool .
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  • We really enjoyed this hike. It was about 2 hours up and 1 hour down. We had read in reviews that there was sometimes limited time at the top for photos etc. That was no issue for us as there were 2 v...  more »
  • You cannot miss climbing on top of this volcano if you are visiting El Salvador. The view from the top is amazing! Facing the one direction you can see into the gigantic crater with its beautiful turq...  more »
  • A volcano nice up especially if you are familiar with this kind of walks. A phenomenal view. Guides are excellent hosts and tourism police to give you security.
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