Every day of the year (365 days)

Winter hours (from May 1st to September 21st): from 09:00 to 18:00.

Summer hours (from September 22nd to April 30th): from 08:30 to 19:30.

Yes, there are excursions every day of the year, including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Yes, in the rainy season, January and February. Statistically, there are 3 days a year in the mentioned months where activities are partially or totally suspended.

Unfortunately not, you can only go on excursions with companies authorized by the National Park Administration (APN). As of 2001, the National State, through the National Park Administration, established the current system of use and visitation of the park due to the fragility of the resource and the damages received when the visits were not regulated. The main objective of this regulation is to preserve the natural archaeological and paleontological resources and the safety of the visitors

Tours can be paid for in cash or by credit or debit card. We also recommend that you bring cash in case the system fails, as the nearest ATM is 60 km away in Villa Union.

Several, each excursion offers different experiences. Talampaya Canyon and The Balconies has a duration of 4 hours and includes a trekking to the top of the Canyon (medium difficulty); then, following this, the excursion “Talampaya Canyon + Shimpa Canyon” that has an approximate duration of 4 hours and is done in 4×4 trucks. To learn more about our excursions, we invite you to visit www.talampaya.com/excurionales

No, the prices of the entrances are apart from the excursions.
To consult the entrance fees send an email to [email protected]

It has an operative center where excursions are sold, a restaurant called “Naturaleza Mística” (they offer food à la carte, lunch boxes, cafeteria, etc.), a grocery store, bathrooms, souvenirs, covered parking, offices of guard parks, a living room, a wild camping and a semi-public telephone.
The Center is handicapped-accessible. We have staff trained for the attention of people with disabilities; ramps in the main accesses and in the Triassic Path; adapted paths; adapted bathrooms; menu in the restaurant and excursion menu in braille.

We have a wild camping site with hot and cold water showers and electric power. There are several hotel offers in Villa Union, which is 55 km away.

It is 55 km away, and 200 km from La Rioja capital.

It is relative, in the summer, the maximums are 39 °C and the nights are cool. In the winter, some nights can reach a low of 0 °C, but the thermal amplitude varies a lot, reaching a maximum of 20 or 25 °C during the day.

The excursions in low season leave at 9:00, 10:15, 11:00, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 and 16:00.

The high season schedules are 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 13:00, 13:45, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00.

The Nature and Culture excursion leaves every day at 9:15 and 16:30.

Yes, there is a shop within the center that sells souvenirs and regional products.

The closest gas stations are located in: Villa Union at 55 km, Patquia at 140 km or Valle Fértil at 120 km.

No, there is only an ATM in Villa Union, 55 km away.

We suggest taking excursions to “Ciudad Perdida” and Arco Iris Canyon within the Talampaya National Park; you can also make excursions to “Laguna Brava” and “Cuesta de Miranda”, among many other places you can visit in the surroundings of the National Park.

Yes, there is a restaurant with attractive menus and sandwiches. It also offers coffee shop services, lunch and dinner with reservations. The contact telephone is 0351155329628 and the email is [email protected]

No. The National Park Administration does not allow the entry of pets of any kind or size within the entire area of Talampaya National Park.

Talampaya National Park is located 75 km from Valle de la Luna Provincial Park.