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Ilamatepec ( Santa Ana ) Volcano Hiking Adventure + Lake Coatepeque. provided by El Salvador Positive Tours

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Ilamatepec ( Santa Ana ) Volcano Hiking Adventure + Lake Coatepeque.

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 20-09-27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-09-27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
This is one of the top tourist attractions in El Salvador. Located in the biological corridor call Apaneca-Ilamatepec, Santa Ana volcano is considered one of the jewels of Central America. If you are looking for the best things to do , We have designed this tour for you. The walk takes approximately 2 hours to climb and another 2 hours to descend, this can vary according to the physical condition of the people. On top of the volcano you can see one of the best craters worldwide with an emerald green lagoon, At the end of the adventure we drive to Coatepeque lake for a relaxing time and have lunch. The tour is fantastic for nature lovers or adventurers.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Santa Ana Volcano
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Lago de Coatepeque
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
7–9 hours
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Certified Tourist Guide
  • Use of Trekking Poles
  • Use of First Aid Kit
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Ana Volcano
  • Entry/Admission - Lago de Coatepeque
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Amilcar wrote a review Oct. 2020
Chicago, Illinois5 contributions1 helpful vote
Francis was an awesome tour guide and the experience was perfect after this pandemic it was nice to get out there and explore my wife’s country😀 we recommend touring with them when your here in El Salvador Francis made us feel like we were traveling with a friend .😀
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Michael G wrote a review Mar. 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia4 contributions4 helpful votes
Just got back from awesome hike. It is challenging and with Francisco as the guide very informative and fun. Once we climbed to the top then we were off to the lake for lunch, beer, and music. Would highly recommend because how often do you get the opportunity to see a
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Date of experience: March 2020
ofcupcakes wrote a review Mar. 2020
Singapore, Singapore12 contributions
We booked a hiking tour to the Santa Ana volcano and lunch at Lake Coatepeque after. Herbert came to pick us up at around 7:10am and was early, so he kindly waited for us to have breakfast before we started our drive to the volcano. On the way there, Herbert shared a lot of
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Date of experience: March 2020
Diannajones wrote a review Mar. 2020
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The trip was well organized and quite punctual, we didn't need to care about anything. The staff was friendly and trustful. Francis our main tour guide was very interested in finding solutions to our satisfaction This tour was absolutely fantastic. and I would highly recommend
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Date of experience: February 2020
Juergen wrote a review Jan. 2020
Munich, Germany3 contributions
Very nice Trip. Well organized with pick up at the Hotel. Very professional and nice guide. we had a great time in El Salvador!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Guide33494415959, Manager at Ilamatepec ( Santa Ana ) Volcano Hiking Adventure + Lake Coatepeque.
Responded Jan. 6, 2020
Thank you 🇸🇻. It's was a pleasure to assist you!
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: El Salvador Positive Tours
Natural hot tub
Francis was early to pick me up at my hotel and very friendly and professional. Once we arrived at the waterfalls h
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Challenging but amazing vistas 😀
Awesome for expert climbers or if you want to challenge yourself how far you can go. With guides that are very help
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Cobblestone streets and Colonial buildings
A very pretty, quiet city. There are plenty of great pupuserias and an old, remodeled theater with free cultural ev
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Great day out with amazing views
The views from the top of Santa Ana volcano were amazing with tourquise water in the crater and lake in the distanc
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A great day in San Salvador!
I had the privilege to spend the day with (bilingual) Francis in San Salvador. He was very knowledgeable about the
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Once In A Lifetime Trip
I have been fortunate to travel and experience many different trips in Central and South Americs. From Ziplining i
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The best tour: fun area, great coffee, excellent guides!
Wonderful tour with so many excellent activities! Hike to beautiful waterfalls, amazing villages with open air mark
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Visit to the Volcano
We visited the volcano with El Salvador Positive Tours and it was great! They came to pick us up to our house. We l
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Very interesting tour
This was my second tour through the beautiful western part of El Salvador. La Joya de Ceren is an unique site as t
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Nancy N
Great Company and Lovely City
I enjoyed exploring San Salvador with Positive Tours and Francis. He is very knowledgeable about the city, speaks g
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Very nice tour
I am very thankful to the company for the perfectly organized tour. The guide was very competent and friendly. I wa
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Ruta del las Flores, Tamanique Falls, Centro Cultural de San Salvador, Volcán de Santa Ana
The tours were excellent! My friend and I are both teachers so we appreciate having a guide that is knowledgeable a
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Great City and Volcano Tour
We only had one day in San Salvador and wanted to do the most of it. We book a city tour with Volcano with this Com
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Mario M
Exploring El Salvador has been an experience of a lifetime!
El Salvador is the smallest country in central America but yet it is packed with many beautiful places to see and e
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My breathtaking trip in Santa Ana Volcano
Well I had a blast with my friends, it was definitely breathtaking, thanks a million Francis you are the best and Y
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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