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, use our Santa Ana route tool.
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  • This is a nice hike (3 hours both ways) take lots of water - it is hot. The top‘main view point’ is very crowded but if you head further to the left you still get a good alternative view of the...  more »
  • This is the crater lake within the Santa Ana Volcano in El Salvador, over 7,800 feet in altitude, and the country's highest volcano. A hike to this crater would take close to 2 hours and can be done.....  more »
  • Amazing hike with a guide that explain us many things during the way!
  • Got a guided tour from Tibet restaurant and we walked up the volcano, stopping periodically to take photos. At the top it's windy and dry with spectacular views of the crater lake and the surrounding landscape. The tour guide only asked for a donation, it was well worth it.
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