The Salvadoran coffee forest has an exuberant biodiversity, history, traditions, folklore and culture, this way of life and work can be experienced by visitors when being part of the picking (cutting), and the processing of the coffee beans, (eventough the process starts from the planting). At the end tourist may also experience a great cup of coffee, something they will not probably want to miss.
There are several destinations to visit where many activities can be enjoyed including hiking trails with magnificent scenery and getting to know the history of coffee culture. In addition visitors may appreciate the lush greenery and anjoy the fresh air. There is also a wide range of adventure tourism like rappelling, hiking, biking and canyoning. Here are some of the amazing attractions of the Coffee Route.
Coffee and Extreme Fun
One of the attractions that combines coffee plantation and adrenaline adventures is Portezuelo Park at the municipality of Juayúa. Portezuelo Park is a coffee farm with a guesthouse, restaurant and hiking trails. Here visitors will enjoy 600 acres of coffee forest, where they may practice extreme sports including high ropes, rappelling, motocross, paragliding and hang gliding.
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Hostel and Cultural Café at Ahuachapán
Mamapán House is a boutique guesthouse that offers cultural coffee tours that also include touring the cities of Ahuachapan and Santa Ana. The trip includes a visit to a coffee farm and combines local histories along with the process of coffee processing as well as sampling.
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Another place of interest along the route is Finca Nuevos Horizontes, located at the Complex of the Volcanoes near the town of Izalco. This farm has a 12 year history in the field of bird watching and research but they offer other activities like hiking with spectacular views, cloud forests as well as a hostel and cafeteria with panoramic views of the Volcanoes and the Pacific Ocean.
Near the town of El Congo, Cooperative Los Pinos, offers walks to the impressive Lake Coatepeque, there is tasting of gourmet coffee, and also beautiful views of the landscape around the lake which is one of the candidates to the title of world’s natural wonder. You may also camp and enjoy a boat ride at the lake.
The coffee forests of El Salvador are located near tourist areas and ca be accessed quickly due to the short distances in the country like the western region of El Salvador where the coffee route as includes other points of interest ranging from archaeological sites, experiences like indigo dyeing workshops and even visiting the largest coral reef in the central Pacific.
At different places you will have the opportunity to learn about the process behind that cup of coffee that you enjoy any time of day, and you can taste it right in one of the countries that produces one of the best coffees in the world.
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