Reserva Natural Nirvana, Palmira

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In the heart of the tropics lies the exotic and colorful sanctuary Reserva Natural Nirvana. This wildlife reserve, located hillside in the Colombian Andes, gives visitors a front row seat to the bugs, flowers, birds, reptiles, insects, spiders, and butterflies that inhabit this tropical forest. At 1,500 m (4,921 ft) above sea level, the climate is perpetually warm and wet, creating the natural habitat for all the flora and fauna. The reserve features more than 8 km (5 mi) of hiking trails and several observation platforms. At the end of your hike, you can dine amongst nature at the open-air restaurant. Before you head to Palmira, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Palmira itinerary planner , to make sure you see all that Palmira has to offer, including Reserva Natural Nirvana.
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  • A magical place! The flora and fauna in biodiversity is unique! The food is delicious. A long time ago my friends recommended it to me a lot-with reason!
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  • An excellent place to take children to have contact with nature. It is worth going up to the viewpoint of the winds. Additional, the food is very good, of the best sancochos I have eaten
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  • Respect, peace, harmony, beauty, water, freshness, effort, work, life. All this and more is found in Nirvana
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  • Beautiful reserve. Flora and fauna to die for. Wonderful scenery. Well worth a visit
  • It is an amazing place ! I would recommend it for anyone. When you arrive you can order from the wide range of delicious dishes which base on the local fresh ingredients (fish, vegetables, etc). After ordering you can go for a walk around the beautiful estate which contains many historical elements of the place. The walk ends on top of a hill where you will be bown away of the breath taking view. After the walk we returned to our lovely restaurant and had an amazing dish of fish. The staff if very warmly welcoming, family like atmosphere, perfect for children. If you are looking to experience a decent day, here is the place to spend it.
  • Beautiful nature reserve, wide variety of flowers, trees, animals! It is very fresh, great walk up to a beautiful view point of Valle del Cauca, food was delicious although a bit pricey but surely worth it. They have reused cumin tree roots that were cut and made something beautiful out of it besides restored all the park too and made it amazing!
  • An excellent view, highly recommended for photographers, great service and food.
  • The food is good but really expensive. The hike is good but terrain is always muddy. so, it's a hard walk and the final view is beautiful. But there needs to be a safer and easier way to get down. After the trek up... Perhaps esculators like in Medellin.
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