Desierto de la Tatacoa attractions

Top Choice Observatory in Desierto de la Tatacoa

Observatorio Astronómico Astrosur

Former Tatacoa Observatory resident astronomer Javier Rua Restrepo now runs his own observatory around 1km further away from town. He is a dynamic teacher who clearly loves his work and he has a number of high-quali…
Desert in Desierto de la Tatacoa

Desierto de Tatacoa

Technically not a desert but a landscape of red and gray rock, sculpted by ancient waterways, the Desierto de Tatacoa is one of Colombia's most unique ecosystems. It lies 4km east of Villavieja and can be explored o…
Observatory in Desierto de la Tatacoa

Observatorio Astronómico de la Tatacoa

This observatory makes the most of the desert's clear skies and is open to the public in the evenings from 7-9pm for stargazing with the resident astronomer, who sometimes offers part of the talk in English. Interru…