Get to know the youngest volcano in El Salvador and in the world, which remains active and represents a challenge for tourists.
Its name in Nahuat means: place of the black sands, which characterizes it to date. It is also known as the Pacific Lighthouse, due to the fact that ships were oriented with this natural colossus, thanks to its constant eruptions and lava flows.
This volcano continues its activity and has a height of 1,950 meters above sea level, and an angle of inclination of around 45º, showing itself imposing in the middle of the thick vegetation of the area.
The ascent is a medium level (6/10), with a climate that varies from the highest to the lowest temperatures, therefore, it is recommended to wear comfortable clothing, 1.5 liters of water, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat and shoes suitable for rough terrain.
This colossus is part of the Los Volcanes Complex and has an entrance fee of $1.50 for Salvadorans and $3 for foreigners.
Children under 6 years old and seniors enter free.
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