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BEST PLACES OF EL SALVADOR!! Enjoy with your friends and family of the best touristic places in El Salvador presented by Universidad Gerardo Barrios. Mountains or beach it is all up to you!
Introducing Places 01. El Cerro Verde 02. Perquín y El Mozote 03. El Pital 04. Juayúa 05. Royal Decameron Salinitas
El Cerro Verde It is a beautiful park pleasant temperature, which has very nice trails, shaded by the most diverse species of plants and trees. The Cerro Verde has wonderful orchids, spectacular viewpoints from which you can admire the majesty of volcanoes Izalco and Santa Ana (Ilamatepeq) and Coatepeque Lake, and towns like JuayĂşa, Nahuizlco and Acajutla with its beautiful historic port. Park, 2,030 feet above sea level, is also an excellent place for bird watching, walking trails, make picnics, outdoor games or just relax in a hammock. The flora of this area has identified the plant formation as cloud forests or vegetation cold zone. The flora is lush, evergreen due to high soil moisture and air, due to the constant fog and frequent rains. Many animals find shelter in this booking, about 127 recorded bird species. One of them, the Guardabarranco (solid Myadestes veraepacis) is considered one of the top five world songbirds, also amphibians, reptiles and a variety of insects, particularly a rare species of giant butterfly.
Cerro Verde National Park, also known as Parque Nacional Los Volcanes, is a large national park in the Central American nation of El Salvador. Cerro Verde Park offers all tourists with many innovative changes that much effort to date has been satisfactory. The National Institute of Tourism has worked with the "Tour Guides" to give foreign and domestic tourists an interpretation of the Natural Kingdom in an educational and differently. The project "Tourist Guide" was created to engage people in the communities surrounding the Cerro Verde, with the aim of giving young people an opportunity to learn and spend your time on than "Farm Labor".
At the nacional park “El Cerro Verde” you can have an wonderful view of the Coatepeque lake which is one of the largest lakes in the country:
The name in Nahuatl Cerro Verde is Cuntetepeque. Main Attractions: interpretive trails, lookouts, flora and fauna, orchid.
Location: Located at an altitude of 2030 meters above sea level in the western region comprising the departments of Santa Ana and Sonsonate.
-Service provided: Basic, restrooms, parking -Food/Catering: Café. -Other: Local Guide -Rates: $1.00 per person and $1.00 per entry vehicles.
Something other Getting there: Those who travel with own vehicle can do in San Salvador, road to Santa Ana, arriving at "The Congo" by the diversion of Sonsonate in "Red Door." By bus terminal in western Route 201 going toward Santa Ana, then Route 248 to the park Cerro Verde.
Perquín and El Mozote Perquín is a municipality in the Morazán department of El Salvador. It is home to the Museum of the Revolution, which contains artifacts and exhibits related to the Salvadoran Civil War. Exhibits include a recreation of Radio Venceremos, a civil war-era opposition radio station that was broadcast throughout the country and re-broadcast via short wave radio throughout the world during the 1980s. Today Radio Venceremos is a commercial radio station called la RV. Perquin is surrounded by coffee plantations and green pinegroves and hosts an annual festival that takes place during the first week of August.
HISTORY Monument of Pease: Architecturally, columns that rise to the top are like arms to implore God for Peace, and at the end there is a crown which intuits the martyrs of all time and the family as the primary educator of Peace. Also there are the statues of four great propagators of peace.
You will know from the mouth former guerrilleros (now guides) impressive historical passages on the armed conflict in El Salvador. There are four rooms in where the civil war is chronologically narrated and managed to sign the peace of El Salvador, through photographs, objects and documents.
In the village of El Mozote the Monument of El Mozote Slaughter was raised as a posthumous tribute to the victims of the slaughter perpetrated by members of the Salvadoran army in hands of the Atlacatl Battalion between December 8 and 13 from 1981 under the command of Colonel Domingo Monterrosa who in turn was killed along with his staff of military, in a spectacular Trojan horse operation. The monument stands as a reminder of how cruel the war was for our people and how savages were the ones who caused it.
El Pital Cerro El Pital is a mountain in Central America, on the border of El Salvador and Honduras. It is located 12 km (7 mi) from the town of La Palma at a height of 2,730 m (8,957 ft) above sea level, and is the highest point in Salvadoran territory. Cerro El Pital is in the middle of a cloud forest that has an average annual temperature of 10 °C (50 °F). It is one of the most popular tourist draws in El Salvador, with great biodiversity in a wide altitudinal range containing many endangered species of flora and fauna. The cloud forest has some of the rarest plants and animals in the country, including quetzals and other endangered species. From November to February the temperature ranges between −6 °C (21 °F) and 10 °C (50 °F) (lowest recorded, in January 1956) and in the rest of the year the temperature ranges between 5 °C (41 °F) and 20 °C (68 °F). It is the coldest place in El Salvador. On 13 April 2004, much of the mountain was blanketed by an accumulation of hail during a storm, an unusual event that caused a commotion among the local community.
The Pital is one of the highest mountain and peak of El Salvador. It is one of the most important mountains in the department of Chalatenango and has an elevation 2,730 feet above sea level. In addition to cool weather, El Pital has a humid forest composed of pine trees, oak, oak and cypress. The highest part of this hill is called Horqueta and is of great tourist attraction as it is the place where El Salvador borders with Honduras.
Flowers and Vegetables: Given its cold wether EL Pital is a perfect land for flowers and vegetables cultivation, there are so many different types of beautiful flowers:
Ecotourism: The Pital is considered, by people who like the cold weather one of the best places for camping; the highest point is to camp at 2700 meters, specifically between the two peaks of the mountain, which forms a wind corridor. In this sector of the mountain the temperature is about 10 degrees Celsius unless surrounding areas even if a few meters. Many people visit El Pital wanting to do ecotourism as: camping, wildlife watching and hiking the different trails. Between the principals vegetables cultivated there are: cabbage, lettuce, broccoli, potatoes, and fruits such as strawberries, peaches and much more!
Its vegetation is conifers and oaks, between species are plants unique to the country and the area. We can also find "cartridges" that are quintessential flower adorning the hill besides the hydrangeas of different colors (white, pink, blue) sunflowers tigrillas, peaches and planted a wildflower called "HOLY Carlo".
Juayúa The principal cultive of Juayua is the coffee. The municipality has an area of 103.06 km ², 4 and headboard at an altitude of 1,040 meters, which is located in the Sierra Apaneca-Ilamatepec, the largest coffee producing area in
Juayúa is a municipality in the department of Sonsonate, El Salvador. It is part of the tour called "Ruta de Las Flores" in the west of the country, Juayúa has places for ecotourism, some of which are adjacent to other municipalities, such as the río Monterrey, salto de la Lagunilla Azul, Los Chorros de la Calera, El Talquezal, La Laguna Seca o de Las Ranas, Laguna Verde, Cerro El Águila and El Pilón.
the country. Located infront the city park Juayúa presents an architectural gem pride of the citizens of this beautiful city. This temple built in honor of “El Cristro Negro”, serves as a point of pilgrimage for many Catholics and people of Juayúa celebrates festivities in his honor.
Culture and Society The town celebrates its patron saint in the month of January in honor of the Black Christ. Veneration of this image is believed began in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century, replacing St. Lucia, the patron hitherto holder. During the festivities trade fairs, election of the queen of the festivities, and amusement park are performed, among others. The main day is the fifteenth of enero.7 Food Fair Every weekend, and since 1997.8 JuayĂşa organizing a food festival in the center of the city, where different national and internacionales.9 dishes are tasted Although attracts tourists, became that beautiful old town in a huge and messy market full of drunks and stray dogs. Crafts Fair In JuayĂşa you can also find one of the widest variety of national craft, handmade, wooden craft, national painting and national culture clothing, so you can buy them as a souvenir or just as a remainder of this beautiful country which is El Salvador.
Royal Decameron SalinĂtas
Hotel and Resort The Hotel Royal Decameron Salinitas offers a fantastic allinclusive vacation experience with a taste purely Maya. Located on the Pacific coast of El Salvador just 50 minutes outside of San Salvador airport and 2 hours; this hotel takes the Salvadoran culture both its colorful architecture as art, using many Mayan statues distributed throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the beautiful Pacific Ocean and our saltwater pool which you can see as filled daily by the variation of the tide, and can also play in any of our 4 pools of fresh water while enjoying advantage of unlimited drinks at any of our four distinctive bars.
The Hotel Royal Decameron Salinitas is probably one of the most popular hotels in El Salvador, is known for offering packages all in one, you do not have to worry about eating just because there will be no problems.
daily, Spa service, not forgetting that also has about a kilometer of private beach. With an amazing warm weather you can also enjoy beautiful sunsets and romantic dinners joined with that special person for you.
The rooms have double beds with a cot or sofa and a king and 2 bunks or sofa beds are equipped with: satellite TV, a big enough bathroom, air conditioning, a telephone, safe, and coffee maker.
The hotel offers a wide variety of activities, including outings in kayak and paddle boats, plus introductory scuba lessons. It also includes 2 tennis courts, a volleyball court and a nightclub. At night you can enjoy of entertainment shows for children and adults alike.
Also it counts with 4 freshwater swimming pools to always enjoy offering "unlimited" drinks in its 4 establishments, a gym if you do not want to neglect to exercise
All in one package include: Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet Dinner a la Carte Day and night Appetizers Daily activities program Non-motorized watersports (kayaking and pedal boats) Introductory Scuba Diving in the pool Beach towels in the Activity Center Two Tennis Courts Beach Volleyball Nightly entertainment (shows for adults and children) Activities for children Among some others. Price: $63.00 (Per person)
It is also a source of income for the country, since attracts 1600 foreign tourists monthly, generating a growth in foreign exchange. One of the main strengths of the Decameron group has leverage in El Salvador, is also a proximity to other resorts worldwide recognized as Antigua Guatemala and Santa Rosa de Copán.
Made by: Arely Benitez & Kevin Rivera Universidad Gerardo Barrios Lic. Walter Castro
Special thanks to the whole group of English for Tourism and Hotels Management for making this possible!