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“It is very exciting climb the volcano to the top”

Volcan de Conchagua
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in La Union
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Reviewed April 1, 2012

When you reach the top you have a wonderful view of the Fonseca Gulf with its islands , the other side you can see the pacific coast of El Salvador and when you turn back you can see the HONDURAS border and Nicaragua. you must be there.

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Reviewed January 15, 2012

Not easy to find but worth it. Coming in on the La Union road bypass take the second exit right to Conchagita – NOT Conchagua. From here to the top it should take about 35 minutes using 4WD. I don’t think you could make it without 4WD. Ask for the Volcan – if i remember there is a brown sign directing you to it a tourist site/natural site of interest. When you go through the village, up the steep cobbled road, you arrive at a gate – honk your horn and pay 5 dollars for the gate to be opened. The road continues to be steep to the top where you veer left another gate. A lovely guy tends to his coffee beans and mans the chalets/camping ground up here. 20 dollars for a chalet with ensuite and a lot less for a camping slot. The chalets have a wonderful view overlooking the Gulfo de Foncesa so i don’t think you need to think about camping! But you have to bring your own food and water for the night as there is no restaurant! The view is breathtaking and i was disappointed to have gotten lost the previous night to not have got up the top in time. Sunset and sunrise would be to die for! There is a short 30 hour round trip to a view point – which makes the view more breathtaking! Well worth the trip there and worth the night overstay. It is 5 more dollars to come in and park the vehicle.

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