As you emerge out of the dense vegetation of the plateau and make your way to the top of the Santa Ana Volcano, you’ll feel like you’re climbing to the top of the world. From up here you can see stunning vistas of Lake Coatepeque and the Izalco Volcano, and the sulfurous crater lake of Santa Ana itself.


It comprises one of the most beautiful landscapes of El Salvador. Ilamatepec also known as Santa Ana Volcano is located in the department of the same name and it is the tallest of the Pacific range at 7,727 ft. (2,356 meters) above sea level and it is also the largest one. you will begin your tour with a 20 minute walk in Cerro Verde National Park. you will reach San Blas Plateau, a volcanic plain from previous eruptions. From here you will begin an hour and a half climb through paths. You will go from abundant vegetation to arid environment. Upon reaching the crater, whose DAYmeter is 8,200 ft. (2,500 meters) and a depth of 948 ft. (289 meters). At its summit you can appreciate an impressive view of most of El Salvador's landscape, such as Lake Coatepeque, Izalco Volcano, and Acajutla Port among others; you will also enjoy a nice weather and can observe the magnificent sulfur Lagoon which is found in its crater.
With this memorable adventure, not only you will witness 100 % of mother's nature but also many other things.


  • Daily
  • Duration: Full day
  • Departure: 8 am
  • Return: 5 pm


  • Lunch (picnic style)
  • Drinks (non-alcoholics)
  • Park entrance fees
  • Tour guide, park guides, and the companion of a forest ranger


  • Long sleeve shirt, jeans or long pant and long socks
  • Running or hiking boots
  • Back-pack
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect repellant
  • Binoculars
  • Money for incidentals and tips


This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, elderly persons and children.

This excursion can only be purchased at destination.

Excursions are subject to change.