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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
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28 May 2014
“wonderful views”
24 Mar 2014
“Unique and Wonderful HIke”
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Always a pleasure to visit here and spend a day away from it all. Often chilly so take a jacket, try the local restaurant its not flashy but the food and service are good.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Cerro El Pital Unique and Wonderful Hike Unique and wonderful are the two words I would use to describe this hike. Unique because all but the last few minutes of the trail are on a dirt road, which doesn't sound that appealing but the beauty...More

7  Thank TMR1004
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Cerro El Pital is hardly a country high point worthy of accolades. It is a country high point, nonetheless, and therefore peaks the interest of my friend and I. We boarded a bus in San Miguel in the morning and many hours later and two...More

1  Thank A K
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Tip: before you go take altitude sickness pills. There are tours that pick you up in San Salvador (check Miramundo Eco Tours El Salvador)e . Walk to there is not recommended, it's deeply inclined, dangerous and it would take 1 day. Instead of going to...More

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 10 June 2012

I had visited this place many times before, I really enjoy the great climate, the opportunity to pick by my own fresh strawberrys and different local fruits that are cropped there. However, this time my trip went a little further, we got all the way...More

1  Thank Johana C
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We combined this trip with a visit to La Palma. The road trip was attractive and the views stunning at the top. We camped near a little cabin out of the wind (the main areas is a bit of a wind tunnel) and away from...More

Thank thelittlegecko
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