The name is coming because there are 3 different volcanos in the same area, Izalco Volcano, Green Hill National Park and the Ilamatepeque Volcano well know by Santa Ana Volcano. perfect for practice hike to all levels. You will leave San Salvador at 7:00 AM and drive west to El Imposible National Park and start the hike.Then you go to Mirador El Mulo. When you are hungry, you will have lunch in the middle of the forest, and around 2:30 PM you will depart towards San Salvador.
- Get to know El Imposible National Park.
- See the landscape from Mirador El Mulo.
- Lunch in the middle of the forest.
Old Cuscatlán, San Salvador
Old Cuscatlán, San Salvador
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You will leave San Salvador at 7:00 AM and drive west. The road is paved and in good conditions the first hour and a half; then you take the dirt road to the Park, the road gets very steep and bumpy in some sectors. Its 13.5 km of dirt road, approximately an hour. The sights are awesome in this road, you will experience the salvadorean “socially healthy” country life.
The road passes through small “cantones” or communities, you will see several children walking on the streets going to school or just playing around. Just people from the countryside living their everyday life, authentic salvadorean culture and people. Dogs laying on the road taking sunbaths. Families here own their land and most of the times they have a parcel of land where they grow maize, beans and even coffee. If the day is clear you will be able to see the coastline from here.
At 9:30 AM you arrive to El Imposible National Park and meet your local guide there, you start the hike. The local guide gives you insights about the trees and the animals that live in the forest. These guides are locals so they are really knowledgeable about country life and nature.
Then you get to Mirador El Mulo. Here you will enjoy a privileged view of 1/3 of the Park. The voice of the wind is very strong and the peace is incredible when you stare at birds gliding through the wind currents of the canyon. You can then hike to a second viewpoint or you can go down to the river. You will have lunch in the middle of the forest.
Then at 2:00 PM back to the Interpretation Center, small explanation of the Park. Small interpretation center provides history and interesting facts about the park. You depart towards Ruta de las Flores. Around 2:30 PM you depart towards San Salvador.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|1 to 3 Persons (P/P)||160.00 (USD)|
Tour Departure option 1
Tour Departure option 2
Tour Departure option 3
Tour Departure option 4
- El Imposible Park Entrance fee non salvadoreans: $6.00 USD.
- Food or drinks.
- Hiking shoes with good traction.
- Insect repellent.
- Sun block.
- At least 1 liter of drinkable water.