When we arrived in Villavieja, we didn’t know what to do around the Tatacoa desert and how to organize the visit of the Tatacoa desert…
What to do around the desert of Tatacoa – Astronomical Observatory
8 km from Villavieja, the desert of Tatacoa is a privileged site to observe the stars. Moreover, an astronomical observatory allows about 5 € to admire the starry sky. Entrance to the observatory: 10,000 COP.
What to do around the desert of Tatacoa – Cheap restaurant in Villavieja
When we arrived in Villavieja early in the afternoon, it was really too hot to leave the desert. We decide to eat and then go explore this tiny village.
Find a restaurant open at 14h is not easy chosen. But our stomach crying famine, we persevered and found a small very simple and friendly establishment. Our meal (rice soup + pork with rice and red beans) would cost us only 7,000 COP (2 Euros)!
What to do around the Tatacoa Desert – Villavieja Tour
This is a great tour to visit the street of this small village. Here, people are very modest and live in small dwellings without any comfort. The walk is done without any point of view malicious, without security, with exchanges of suppliers who fill with joy.
Organize our Tatacoa Desert tour
Organize our Tatacoa Desert tour – Visit the Tatacoa Desert on foot ?
You are from very early. You are already very early. The first desert (the red) is located at a little less than 8 km and the desert is very extensive. find much further …
Organize our Tatacoa Desert tour – Visit the Tatacoa desert by bike ?
You can rent a bike for 5,000 COP per hour but you will not have the advice and advice of a person who knows well …
Organize our Tatacoa Desert tour – Visit the Tatacoa Desert in tuc tuc ?
This is the solution we have chosen. We will book on the village square for the next morning. We negotiated half a day for 100,000 COP (about 30 Euros). It is a bit expensive but less tiring and enjoy a guided tour and explanatory of a specialist in both deserts.
Cheap and good hotel in Tatacoa desert
Take the time to rest in a very nice and confortable hotel. Observe the Hummingbirds and enjoy the tranquility and silence of this place cut off from the world …
Now you can see our day visit in the Tatacoa desert.