The best time to visit Pasto is during the dry season from June to September. You might also be interested in visiting the city during the Blacks and Whites Carnival, held during the beginning of January.
Being a city in the Andes, the climate in Pasto oscilates between a mild and cold weather, with an average temperature of 55,4 ºF. It is recommended you bring warm clothes and take sorojchi pills to better enjoy your stay in Pasto.There is also average rain all year long, although it decreases between June and September.
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Location: Cruce de Carrera 30a con Calle 18
Club with excellent service and an ample dance floor to enjoy the rumba deep into the night.
Location: Calle 18 # 29-91 Parque Infantil Loc.7
Nice club with great DJs a variety of drinks to choose for.
Location: Cra. 27
Restaurant that offers live music, original decorations and a variety of dishes to choose from.
Location: # a 50-144,, Cl. 18 #50142
One of the most traditional restaurants in the city, known for its typical dishes of the Nariño region.
Hours: All day long
Price: Free entrance
Group of colonial buildings in a perfect state. The main attraction is the Cathedral of San Ezequiel Moreno Díaz, gothic style building constructed on top of the San Francisco de Asís Chapel, which was sacked in 1822.
Also called Lake Guamuez, it consists on a grat natural body of water of glacial origin. Nearby you can find restaurants, natural lookout spots and you can take a tour through the lake by boat.
Location: 4 km de San Juan de Pasto
Space designed for the education, tourism, environmental investigation and ecological conservation. It has long roads with flora and fauna, and diverse activities that methodologically seek an integration between society and the environment, as well as to reinforce ecological projects.
Location: Calle 19 No. 21-27
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5: 00 p.m.
Price: Free Entrance
Offers visitors an extraordinary collection, part of the archeological legacy of south Colombia, as well as an history that bridges the past and the present.
One of the most popular Cuy recipe in Nariño. The cuy meat is seasoned then roasted in carbon fire and then served with potatoes or chili.
Pork meat served with baked potatoes, peanut chili and pop-corn. The meat is seasoned with aliños and marinated a day before it is cooked.
|Carnival of Blacks and Whites
|(From the 2nd to the 7th of January)
|The Carnival originates from the fusion and sincretism of multiple cultural and religious expressions of the Andes, the Amazonia, and the western culture. The carnival has four stages: the Carnavalito, the arrival of the Castañeda Family, the day of the Blacks and the day of the Whites, which closes with a great parade (being this the most important touristic day of the event).