Parque Natural de Purace, Popayan
(4.1/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Visit Parque Natural de Purace and trek across the Colombian wilderness. The national park features one of Colombia’s most active volcanoes and is the origin of the Magdalena, Cauca, Japura, and Patia rivers, four of the country’s most important. The park showcases abundant plant life, including over 200 orchids. You'll also see a rich selection of animal life here, including 160 bird species such as hummingbirds and ducks, several mammals including the spectacle bear and cougar, and four primate species--the woolly monkey, howler monkey, gray-bellied night monkey, and tufted capuchin. Make Parque Natural de Purace a part of your Popayan vacation plans using our Popayan itinerary planner.
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  • A place magical, we went to the volcano, a bit demanding but worth it 100%. It is a place that's not so touristy and not abused with the prices of anything. Super recommended
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  • I visited the San Jose Thermals recently after climbing the Volcano in Feb. Definitely a must do, I organised a trip with the ex Jefe del PNN Purace where we had an in-depth insight into history and d...  more »
  • Accompanied by a Park Ranger (talented and competent) after a beautiful walk among tropical plants and flowers you get to rock where thanks to a bit of rotten flesh comes this beautiful specimen of condor. It is huge we are hidden in silence he eats and then runs two or three times around us like to thank us. Fantastic show as well as the waterfall la laguna and the pond of water that looks like glass. a wonder
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