Desert of Tatacoa and San Agustín


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Desert of Tatacoa and San Agustín

Start your trip at 6:00 a.m. with a private vehicle that will search you to your place of accommodation. Leave Bogotá traveling towards Neiva and the Tatacoa dessert in a trip of approximately 5 hours. On the way you will pass through the department of Tolima and its picturesque rice fields. You can also try a piglet or a local “Tamal” from Tolima. Then, continue to Villavieja, where you will visit the Paleontology Museum of the city before spending time exploring the Tatacoa desert with a guide.

Once you have taken the road to San Agustin, you will see a wild landscape, dominated by the largest monuments carved in stone according to the mythology of the indigenous sculptors.

The World Heritage since 1995, the Archaeological Park of San Agustín (500 km2) is an extraordinary place with hundreds of statues erected, in addition to this unique historical heritage, the area has many natural attractions that delight lovers of the adventure and ecotourism rafting on the Magdalena River, among other alternatives that will make your day, an adventure.


Day 1:

  • Pick up at your hotel in Bogotá
  • Visit in the afternoon to the 5 desert points
  • Star Observatory in the middle of the desert 7:00 p.m.
  • Night in Villavieja

Day 2

  • Start 9:00 a.m.
  • Stop at the viewpoint of the Betania Dam
  • Night in San Agustín

Day 3

  • Start 9:00 a.m.
  • Visit to the archaeological park
  • Visit to the board, the bead, and the ball
  • Night in San Agustín

Day 4

  • Start 9:00 a.m.
  • Visit to the Magdalena Strait
  • Visit to the viewpoint of Magdalena
  • Night in Neiva

Day 5

  • Return to Bogotá
  • pig, the achiras and see typical crafts of the Tolima region


  • Private transport
  • Tickets
  • Snacks
  • Bilingual guide (optional)
  • Medical assistance insurance


  • Accommodation
  • Meals and drinks not included in the plan
  • Tip (optional)

Additional options that you could choose to complement this plan:

  • Add more days
  • Take airway Bogotá – Neiva or another destination
  • Follow the adventure and move from San Agustín to Popayán-Cali and finish in the coffee axis
  • The accommodation depends on the client; you can ask for advice about it.

Remember that we designed the route according to your time and taste.