Located 35 km from the city of Neiva, the village of Villavieja is the gateway to the Tatacoa Desert. This desert, which is actually a dry tropical forest, consists of magnificent candelabra cacti and sandy formations of different colors. Let yourself be tempted by this decor quite surprising.

Your Itinerary

At a Glance

Highlights of this trip

The second largest dry zone in Colombia
Discover an ochre and grey earth with touches of the green of the cactus.
Stroll through one of the most attractive natural landscapes in Colombia.
Day by Day

Detailed Itinerary

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Desert tour by motorbike taxi (Cuzco, Hoyos)

Swimming, Astronomy, Stroll, Heat
During this excursion, you will explore El Cuzco (red desert) and Los Hoyos (white desert) where you can swim in a spring-fed pool, a nice refreshing break! Let yourself be amazed by the second largest desert in Colombia and one of the most attractive natural settings in the country. In the evening, you will go to the astronomical observatory. A desert is an ideal place for stargazing, close to the equator, and away from any visual pollution.
  Posada del Observatorio

Tatacoa desert- Neiva

Stroll, Heat
Private transport from the Tatacoa Desert to Neiva

Hôtels durant votre Séjour

Photo Galery

The Journey in Images

Terms of stay

What the Trip Includes


BreakfastsAccommodation in charming hotelsLocal transportation

Not Included

Additional Information

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