The Emerald of America

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The crater of Tecapa volcano
The crater of Tecapa volcano
The crater of Tecapa volcano
The crater of Tecapa volcano
The crater of Tecapa volcano
The crater of Tecapa volcano

What To Expect

Visit the village of Alegría and hike to the crater of the Laguna de Alegria. Then, visit the home where Alberto Masferrer was born.


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We will head to the town of Alegría, in the Usulután department of El Salvador. We will explore the Laguna de Alegria, a lagoon inside the crater of the Tecapa Volcano. Its green water has earned it the nickname "The Emerald of America."

Next, we will visit the birthplace of Alberto Masferrer, a famous Salvadorean writer and politician.


  • Private transportation

  • Bilingual guide

  • Refreshing drinks

  • Country and tourism taxes


  • Meals and drinks not included in the description

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Available Languages

  • English, Spanish, French, Italian, German

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  • Additional charges may apply for foreign language tours.

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge if seated on adult's lap.

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  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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