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DESCRIPTION

Set off on a walking tour around the crater of the volcano and see the lush flora and abundant fauna that flourish here. Enjoy a delicious lunch, then continue on to Coatepeque Lake, one of El Salvador's most spectacular spots.

EXCURSION DESCRIPTION

Exit towards the Capital of El Salvador, on a panoramic highway from where it will be possible to appreciate the Pacific coast of El Salvador. Arrival to the Volcano of San Salvador that is located to the west of the city and is a complex bulk that includes the peaks: El Picacho (1.967m/ 6.453ft and El Jabali (1.397 mts/4.583ft). The crater (the big hole) has a DAYmeter of 1,500sqmeters/1.6145sqft and it with an altitude of 1.800 mts/5.905ft above sea level. We will make a long walk around the edge of the crater, where we will be able to appreciate the beauty of the wild life, in addition to a variety of many species of violets in the trunks of the trees. This volcano destroyed the capital several times from 1671 to the last eruption in 1917 that destroyed San Salvador almost completely.
Afterwards, a panoramic ride takes us to the Coatepeque Lake, formed by the sinking of the ashes of two volcanic cones that gave origin to the lake, whose name comes from the Nahuat tongue that means “Snake Hill”. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in El Salvador, and considered one of the ten most beautiful lakes of the world.

DEPARTURES / DURATION

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

INCLUDED

  • Lunch
  • Drinks (non-alcoholic)

WHAT TO BRING

  • Comfortable walking Shoes
  • Light clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect repellant
  • Camera
  • Money for incidentals and tips
 

USEFUL INFORMATION

This excursion can only be purchased at destination.

Excursions are subject to change.