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Day Trip to El Pital Mountain and La Palma and San Ignacio Villages
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So Beautiful Majstic Views Worthy of accolades in Spades

Cerro Pital may not be part of the highest mountain range in the world but it is certainly part of the most beautiful. The sierra Madres, its parent range is gorgeous and Cerro... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cerro Pital may not be part of the highest mountain range in the world but it is certainly part of the most beautiful. The sierra Madres, its parent range is gorgeous and Cerro El Pital has magnificent species of flora and fauna as it is at 8,0000 ft, making its location unique in Central America. It is the coldest alpine... More 

Thank Tl D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of it is that all along the road are small homes, farms, flowers, dogs barking,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 transfers, we were chugging up the steep grades of the 526 bus out of San... More 

1 Thank A K
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 this area you should go to Cerro Verde National Park (check my review and pics).... More 

Thank HelenaGuerra
Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 down to the Jiboa River, which is the natural frontier between El Salvador and Honduras.... More 

1 Thank Johana C
Santa Tecla, El Salvador
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the main camping site. There is a main camping site in between lodges and another... More 

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