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Parque Nacional El Boqueron

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Reviewed today

there are nice restaurants on the mountain, people may walk down into the crater, San Salvador, the the capital city, can be appreciated fron the top of the mountain, you may climb it with the assureness that there is security, and greener scenery.

Thank Sightseer788646
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You drive right up to the top and then look into the crater of "Big Mouth". Very beautiful views. A must!

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 8 August 2018

El Salvador is very small and cute! You can enjoy this trip and still have enough time to get a dinner on the beach!!!

Thank AlejandroRene
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This place is very famous in San Salvador therefore it is a must to visit. There is parking lot but it is often occupied. There are lots of stairs to climb to the top but you can do it as slowly as you want. Along...More

Thank emahsieh
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We visited El Boqueron today my husband paid $3 per person and $9 for parking and we too the short hike up to see the crater. With us a teen ager nephew and my brother in law whom took a mini race going up with...More

1  Thank Armida1
Reviewed 24 July 2018

On our tour of San Salvador, we visited El Boqueron. The views of the crater were great and you also get great views of the city. Too bad it started to rain on us. Still worth the drive up.

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in San Salvador... you have a great opportunity to drive up to San Salvador's volcano and visit parque "El Boquerón", which the national park that offers great views of the volcano's crater and also guided tours to descend right to the crater...More

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It is a short and manageable climb on a reasonably decent path to viewing points overlooking the crater and cone.

1  Thank tomc0523
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Very close and accesible site from the city, a 20-30min drive, not sure about public transportation but getting there is not hard! Road to the site has plenty of restaurants and cafes to program yourself on visiting one after leaving the park. Once there you...More

1  Thank francish798
Reviewed 11 May 2018

National park, only 30 minutes away from the Capital city San Salvador. Good car access, tend to be crowded on Sundays. Rent a taxi at the hotel for 3 or 4 hours (lunch time included) 30 to 40 USD it is a good deal for...More

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17 July 2017|
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Response from gmartinez1729 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I was a foreigner traveling with a national, and we each paid $1.
17 December 2016|
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Response from AABAS | Reviewed this property |
For what you'd pay for a cab you might as well do a tour that will pay close you up at your hotel and explain what you're seeing on the way. I highly recommend Nahuat tours