The Mayan civilization existed in the Americas from around 2000 BC to the late 17th century. The civilization was known for its developments in mathematics, architecture, and writing. At its peak the Mayan’s territory stretch…
Montecristo National Park El Trifinio was El Salvador’s first protected area. Bordering Honduras and Guatemala, Montecristo offers beautiful cloud forest hikes.
The hike around the rim of Boqueron volcano (Quetzaltepec) is rarely undertaken, but offers a unique view of the volcano and its surrounding landscape.
Boqueron volcano (Quetzaltepec) dominates San Salvador’s skyline. Home to Boqueron National Park, it is possible to hike around the rim and descend into the crater.
San Miguel volcano towers over the nearby town in eastern El Salvador. While not the highest volcano in El Salvador, San Miguel is by far the most active…
The Cementerio de Los Ilustres in downtown San Salvador is the final resting place for many of El Salvador’s political and cultural elite.
Perquin offers several small tourist attractions plus some short hiking routes with spectacular views where you are virtually guaranteed peace and solitude.
Parque Nacional Los Volcanoes (Volcanoes National Park), just 90 minutes from San Salvador, offers hiking trails on three of El Salvador’s most famous volcanoes: Volcan de Izalco, Cerro Verde, and Volcan de Santa Ana (Ilamatepec)….
Parque Nacional El Imposible is a major biosphere reserve in El Salvador, covering a large tract of pristine forest. Named after the treacherous gorge that bisects the park, legend has it that…