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Reserva Natural Nirvana, Palmira
(4.4/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Reserva Natural Nirvana and other Palmira attractions using our handy Palmira vacation generator.
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  • the natural rewserva Nirvana is the bet of the Dr federico Botero Angel to preserve nature and protect the mythical cumin, endangered species and that there in the reserve protect it my good,.
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  • It is a steep hike, which requires good physical condition of the visitor. In the tip of the mountain waiting a panoramic view of the Valle del Cauca. Ideal for eco tourists and people who like physical activity. If they get hungry, they have a restaurant with an extensive menu.
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  • This patch is ideal for lovers of hiking and to all those who daily live need a change of atmosphere! They recommend bird watching trails suitable to contemplate the BirdLife in the area with more than 150 recognized species. Forests that allow you to easily see the bird logo of the region: "El Barranquero" – Momotus momota-, the Guans guacharacas, variety of parrots, toucans or drifts, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, Canaries, tiles, Honeycreepers, hoyeros, variety of Tanagers, cuckoos squirrel, peering, eagles and hawks, carriquies, Jays, mirlas and many more, native species and migrants, which constitute the main attraction for birdwatchers and lovers of birds. NIRVANA has more than 8 kilometers of trails, travelling is surrounded by wonderful gardens and lush forests on the slopes of their mountains, in which there are more than 80 varieties of Heliconia and platanillos.  In addition collections of anthuriums, bromelias and orchids, appear everywhere, all of which highlight and appreciate what nature has given to our tropical and particularly to the heavenly territory of NIRVANA. • Park roots: Whose objective is to preserve crespo cumin, the finest wood from America, are trees of 300 to 1,000 years.  • Collection of Heliconias: tropical plant of utmost ecological importance, most of extraordinary beauty. • Trout farming: different species such as: trout, dancers and Japanese carp. • Broken Vilela: water protection model. • Nursery: Nirvana sowing seeds of endemic and tropical plants native and exotic species.  • The winds lookout: Where you can display a beautiful landscape.
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  • Good food, great views. A good hiking experience overall
  • A beautiful place to visit with a wide variety of things to do. There's birds to watch, plants to admire, mountain trails to hike, a butterfly house and a nice restaurant.
  • Great food and nice landscapes!!!
  • It is a very nice place to change of environment, since we have a fast pace of life in the city, and in this place surrounded by much nature and tranquility we can disconnect from everything, filling our lungs with a delicious pure air and recharge to continue our day to day. Best regards
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  • Fabulous place. Good food and very good service.
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