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Tamanique Waterfalls hike tour, everything you need to know about this place.

El Salvador's highlight outdoor adventure

The Tamanique Waterfalls offer the perfect half-day adventure in El Salvador, where you can hike, cool off, and explore the natural beauty of the region.

From $45 per person

About this tour

Tamanique Waterfalls Hike: an unforgettable adventure 30 minutes away from Tunco Beach. Nestled in the lush landscapes of El Salvador, this exhilarating trek promises stunning views, cascading waterfalls, and an immersive experience in nature’s paradise.

Perfect for thrill-seekers and nature lovers, the hike offers refreshing swims in crystal-clear pools and the chance to explore hidden gems off the beaten path.

Tour Highlights

  • Hiking through the Ilamatepec mountain range
  • Explore Tamanique’s hidden waterfalls
  • Viewpoints to Sunzal

Full description of the Tamanique waterfall tour hike

The Tamanique Waterfalls offer the perfect half-day adventure in El Salvador, where you can hike, cool off, and explore the natural beauty of the region.

Tamanique Waterfalls, the perfect break for El Tunco’s hot weather, located at 600 meters above the sea level and just 30 minutes away from the beach town is the perfect destination for a half day tour.

Tamanique is surrounded by hills that connects to the Pacific ocean which gives a nice weather and perfect views of the beach area.

This area is very characteristic because of its green hills and corn plantations, the name of the town means The Taken Land.

The Tamanique Waterfalls is a complex of 4 waterfalls, where you can jump off from 3 of them, the fourth and final one is 50 meters in height, there is a nice mini lagune where you can swim and relax watching the water come from the top of the hill.

During the visit to the amazing waterfalls, we check the park and catholic church as well.

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Meeting points

Pick up from the beach area – Surf City

  • Tunco Beach: In front of Point Break Cafe
  • San Blas / Majahual: The tour guide will coordinate the pick up place with you.
  • Sunzal Beach: The tour guide will coordinate the pick up place with you.
  • Atami Resort: In front of reception
  • Zonte Beach: In front of La Canasta Store


Morning tour

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am pick up time
  • 9:30 am arrival to Tamanique town
  • 9:40 am start of the hike tour
  • 12:30 pm Departure time
  • 1:00 pm hotels drop off


Afternoon tour

  • 12:30 pm – 1:00 am pick up time
  • 1:30 am arrival to Tamanique town
  • 1:40 am start of the hike tour
  • 4:30 pm Departure time
  • 5:00 pm hotels drop off

Tamanique waterfalls tour

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  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Local Guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Professional driver
  • Brand new units with a/c
  • Snacks

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes and outfit according to the weather
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Swimsuits
  • Fully charged phone or camera
  • A cheerful mood


  • Meals & drinks
  • Tips (optional)


The hike to the Tamanique Waterfalls takes about 45 minutes each way, making it a manageable trek for most fitness levels. The trail offers stunning views and lush scenery, adding to the overall experience.

Level: Intermediate.

The hike to the Tamanique Waterfalls is moderately challenging. It includes some steep and uneven sections, but it’s suitable for most people with a basic level of fitness.

There are no strict age or fitness restrictions for the Tamanique Waterfalls tour.

However, participants should be in good health and capable of handling a moderately challenging hike, which includes steep and uneven terrain. Children should be supervised, and it’s recommended that older adults or those with health concerns consult with their doctor before joining the hike.

Yes, you can swim in some of the pools at the Tamanique Waterfalls.

The cool, refreshing water makes for a perfect spot to relax and unwind after the hike. Just be cautious and follow safety guidelines while swimming.

You can cancel your tour at least 24 hours before your departure time, you will get 100% of your money back (Transaction fees may be applied from the platform we use.)

If you cancel less than 24 hours before your departure time no refunds can apply. 

It’s not us, it’s the platform we use that won’t allow us to refund you if you passed the 24-hour time-lapse. 

Cancellation policy

Free cancelation 
Cancel your tour at least 24 hours before departure time and you will get a full refund.
However, if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity, a  refund will not be possible.
Not showing up on time or wrong address provided
If you are not at the pick-up location on time or if the directions provided aren’t correct, you will have to buy a new ticket.
Note: If you change location let us know at least 12 hours before departure time. Feel free to drop us a message through WhatsApp or Instagram with your new directions so that we can change it on the list.

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