Places in Ruta de Las Flores
There’s a slight chill in the air in this unearthly, quiet mountain town – at 1450m, Apaneca is the second-highest town in El Salvador, which largely explains why its coffee is so highly sought after. Cruising the cobblestone streets and the odd nursery aside, there’s not much happening in town.
Regardless of how you tackle the Ruta de Las Flores, you’ll probably pass through Ahuachapán, an elevated regional center 16km short of Guatemala. As a commercial hub for coffee, you’d expect a bit more, well, perk, but the real action in Ahuachapán bubbles deep underground – its geothermal energy supplies over 15% of the country’s electrical power.
Tours and activities
Laguna Verde Dune Buggy Adventure with Optional Flowers Route Tour
Get wild, and a little bit dirty, on this 6-hour dune buggy tour from San Salvador that is a fun blend of adventure and beautiful nature. Hop in your dune buggy and be prepared to see the landscape in a different way...
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