Travel to El Salvador! El Salvador – This Central American country with a fascinating history and full of exoticism. Before the Spaniards its inhabitants called this area Cuscatlán, which means “land of jewels.“
The country has survived the mysterious structures of the ancient city of pre-Columbian era, the magnificent pyramids of sandstone in San Andres and Tasumale, and will not leave anyone indifferent stone heads of the Olmec culture.
El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America, but it ranks first in the world in the number of volcanoes per square kilometer. A unique route is especially interesting to fans of adventure and nature. He walks through the national park of El Boqueron, there Volcan de Quezaltepeque height of 1893 meters. The last eruption was in 1917. In that terrible year seriously affected nearby towns including the capital city of San Salvador of the country.
National Park is located to the north-west of the capital, and $ 116,000 was spent on his equipment tourist infrastructure. Eat guests will be in traditional cafes and locals cooking dinner dishes of national cuisine.
For travelers developed five stages in the park. Lovers of ecotourism has an interesting tour rich in flora and fauna, abundance of colors and the possibility to try local varieties of coffee. Extreme part of the excursion trails includes the ascent to the top of the crater. It created 9 viewing platforms, with their panoramic views.
The crater of the volcano – its diameter is 1.5 kilometers – is located at an altitude of 1800 meters. Climb to the top and you can walk, and mountain biking, just about 5 kilometers.
It is proposed that option – to combine the route of El Boqueron with a visit to the Mayan archaeological sites Joya de Ceren and San Andres. They are located a few kilometers north-west of the park.
Chalatenango Department opened a new tourist “strawberry route” (Ruta Fresca). He goes on to municipalities of China, La Palma and San Ignacio, which in itself is a paradise for nature lovers.
Travel to El Salvador. Tourists go there now to visit the archaeological and historical sites. Now ecological regions attractions combine one trip.
Travelers will be able to see the huge plantations of strawberries, where these delicious berries ripen year round. It will be an opportunity to visit coffee plantations and mountains. Tourists route not only offers tasting coffee and strawberries, but also the study of the local cuisine. Strawberry route will pass through several viewing sites in the mountains will not leave aside the beautiful waterfalls.
The region is the cleanest lake with turquoise water. It is considered the third most beautiful lake in the world.
El Salvador, in addition, “winner of the” 310-kilometer beach. The waves of pacific ocean, rolled on the beach, amongst the ten best in the world for surfers. And you can ensure year round warm water in El Salvador. To top it all in El Salvador is the largest exhibition center in Central America.