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Reserva Natural Nirvana

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Address: Centro de Educacion Ambiental, Palmira, Colombia
Phone Number: 3156871443
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Amazing spot. Amazing food!

We had a great time exploring the area and the food was really good. Great place for kids to play! Will definitely be going back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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English first
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had a great time exploring the area and the food was really good. Great place for kids to play! Will definitely be going back!

Thank cmbright58
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a great place to look at plants, flowers, birds, creeks, butterflies while hiking to the top of the mountain, where you will see a great view of the Cauca Valley. This used to be a coffee farm and has been turned into a nature reserve; they also have a nice restaurant where they serve locally grown tilapias. The... More 

Thank Roberto C
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a really nice, quiet picturesque place to visit. You see birds, butterflies, flowers etc. Also, we jogged up parts of this and it was great exercise. This is a nice change from the city of Cali, and easy to get to.

1 Thank Nancy B
Manchester, Tennessee
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The scenery particularly the plants and flowers were awesome. I would have given a very good but our tour guide was not very good or interested in talking. Young man working the butterfly garden was very nice and will to show aspects of garden.

1 Thank Bonnie G
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Nirvana is a tranquil and beautiful place to visit. The walk around the reserve takes you through many varieties of tropical plants, pretty flowers, colourful butterflies and natural wildlife including the Barranquero bird. There are amazing views over Cali and Palmira and the atmosphere is friendly and peaceful with excellent customer service and delicious food at the restaurant. The trout... More 

1 Thank Colette889
Medellin, Colombia
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went to this attraction expecting a trail full of scenery and some sort of theme. There were vague mentions online and by word of mouth that there was some fantasy theme here (fairies, dwarves, witches, etc). There was none of that, but frankly it was not part of the attraction to me. Still, the trail itself left much to... More 

Thank RoundMoundOfRebound
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Beautifully cared for plantings of Heliconias and other local plants in a jungle-like garden, and magnificent sancocho a grilled FRESH trout on the menu.

Thank Dorisit
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Even though its kind of far, you will love the ride in "brujitas" and the falls...

Thank svergara0528

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