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Tatacoa Desert from Bogotá.

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Get ready to know one of the most spectacular natural wonders of Colombia: The Tatacoa Desert. This is the 2d most arid and extensive area of the country, this place awaits you to discover its sand mazes, canyons and moon-like landscapes in the gray areas of the desert.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Desert and stars.

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

4:00 a.m. We pick you up at your hotel or place of accommodation from Bogotá and depart to the state of Huila on a journey of approximately 8 hours with several road breaks.

Duration: 8 hour

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

12:00 pm. Arrival to the nearest town to the Desert (15 km) Villavieja, Huila. Check-in at the hotel, time for lunch and rest.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

4:00 p.m. We begin the tour through the first area of the desert: El Cuzco. Reddish arid zone, from there we will contemplate the sunset and take advantage of the perfect scenario to take pictures.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Astronomical Observatory Tatacoa

6:30 pm. Registration and entrance to the municipal astronomical observatory of La Tatacoa. From this geographically privileged place, due to its location close to terrestrial Ecuador and lacking in light and addictive contamination, we can observe some of the 88 constellations while together with a professional astronomer who will explain all the secrets of the celestial vault.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

8:00 pm. We return to the town of Villavieja. Free time.

Duration: 12 hour

Day 2 Meet the locals, explore the desert.

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

9:00 am. City tour / agro tour. We will tour the town center of Villavieja learning about the history and customs of the locals, then we start an agro tour that will take us to discover the rural part and economies of its inhabitants.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

11:30 a.m. Return to the hotel, time for lunch and rest.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

2 p.m. Valley of the Xilópalos. In a walk of approximately 3 hours, we will visit natural structures such as the ’Snake Pass’ or ’The Valley of the Beautiful’ ’.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Desierto de la Tatacoa

5:00 pm. We return to the town of Villavieja. Free time.

Duration: 12 hour

Day 3 Return to Bogotá

Stop At: Villavieja

09:00 a.m. Check-out from the hotel and we will return to Bogotá.

Duration: 8 hour