El Imposible National Park Tour Description
If you love nature and eco-adventure El Imposible National Park is your best option. El Salvador’s largest national park is a nature reserve made up of dry tropical forest, constantly threatened by predators.
Source of life and water for humans and species inhabiting the area, 3800 hectares of forest, is the last and most important refuge, in this national park inhabit more than 500 species of plants, 100 species of mammals, 53 amphibians and reptiles, 285 species of birds and over 5000 species of butterflies. El Imposible National Park offers you simple interpretive walks that show you step by step the biodiversity and natural resources that the forest possesses within that eco system in a quiet and without so much effort. But it is also optimal to develop extreme walks, between slopes and slopes, rocks and precipices, rivers, flat sections, hollows and plains, under the shadow of the forest for a while and then in an arid environment.
Some of the important points inside the park, you cannot miss. Is first view point El Mulo, From here you can have an impressive panorama of the national park. You will only see 35% of the forest, but the view will take your breath away. The second option visit and swim in Los Enganches river, a natural and crystalline source of fresh mountain water. The water from this river reaches the ocean where they feed another salt forest natural reserve, known as La Barra de Santiago.
El Imposible National Park Itinerary
Your guide will be waiting for you ready to start this adventure
After 2.30 hours of travel, arrival at El Imposible National Park. We will visit the interpretation center to understand about the park’s ecosystem. We will meet with our local guide who will accompany us on the tour. We will begin our walk along an interpretive path, knowing part of the important fauna and flora of the site.
Arrival at the El Mulo viewpoint, from here you will have one of the most beautiful landscapes of the forest, you will have only 35% of the national park before your eyes. But even so the landscape is overwhelming. We will begin our trek to the Aguachapío river.
After a walk through the forest, we reach the Aguachapio River, in the river we will visit the area known as Los Enganches, where a natural pool has been formed. The ideal space to have your lunch, and enjoy a refreshing dip in the heart of El Imposible National Park
We will begin our walk back to the entrance of the national park, an approximate walk of 1.30 hours
We start our return to your lodging hotel in San Salvador, an approximate ride of 2 hours and a half. Approximate time of arrival 05.30 pm to 06.00 pm. End of our services.
There is no restaurant in the national park, so we recommend bringing a prepared lunch. We can make a stop along the way to buy something.
Do not forget to bring your insect repellent and your swimsuit to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the river.
Inclusions & Exclusions on this Trip
INCLUSIONS •Small Groups • San Salvador city hotel pickup and drop-off • Transport by comfortable vehicle • Professional guide • All Entrances fees.
EXCLUSIONS •Gratuities (optional)• Lunch /Food • Drinks • water bottle
- The National Park with the largest area and probably with the greatest biodiversity at the national level.
- This Park is one of the most important areas of the country, it is a globally threatened ecosystem