Located in the municipality of Ricaurte, the La Planada Nature Reserve is a good place to observe spectacled bears. Endemic species like the mountain toucan, the Colombian Rock chicken, and the brocket deer live on the reserve’s 3,200 acres. La Planada is home to nearly 240 species of birds, about 300 varieties of orchids, and 16 streams that originate in the forest.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Hiking up volcanoes and visiting museums, churches, nature reserves, and beaches within reach of Pasto are all on the itinerary in Nariño.