Hike to Santa Ana (Ilamatepec) Volcano

Outdoor Activities in Santa Ana

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The highest volcano in El Salvador. Santa Ana Volcano hike, is a window to nature, which connects with the power of volcanoes, fertile land and its beautiful people, if you are a lover of ecosystems and promotes the conservation of resources, this experience allows you to know details about this biological corridor called apaneca-Ilamatepec, is your best option, so that you can enjoy incredible scenery, the birds trio, pure air.It is proven that outdoor activities report multiple benefits such as eliminating stress, tones your muscles, strengthens the respiratory system, contributes to good health, fills you with vitality, come with us and enjoy the adventure and nature.
We started by going to the Los Volcanes Complex National Park. Located 63 km from San Salvador, this trip from San Salvador takes an hour and fifteen minutesThe trek begins from El Cerro Verde, an inactive volcano located at an altitude of 2,035 m and a length of 500 hectares, with a very pleasant temperature, where there are beautiful trails through misty forests or cold zone vegetation.The flora there is exuberant, always green due to the high humidity of the soil and the air, product of constant fog and frequent rains.At 11:00 a.m. we will begin the journey towards the highest volcano in El Salvador, the Volcano of Santa Ana or Ilamatepec.After two hours we arrived at the crater of great dimensions and an indescribable beauty. We will have an impressive view of Lake Coatepeque, Izalco volcano, Cerro Verde volcano and the Pacific Ocean; if weather conditions allow.This volcano made its last eruption on October 1, 2005, throwing ashes over several kilometers around. It is currently in stable condition.The challenge for some seems difficult, but the satisfaction of having achieved it is an experience without equalCall now and live the adventure and nature from a perspective that only offers El Salvador, in this journey safely!

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in San Salvador metropolitan area
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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