Flora and fauna
Tours to the national park run from La Rioja city and Villa Unión.
Talampaya's attraction are the intensely red canyons, which are truly impressive.
There are different tours of different lengths offered, both in town and when you arrive at the national park.
There are some souvenirs for sale at the welcome centre.
A restaurant is found in the main building.
Beds are available in Pagancillo, Villa Unión and La Rioja.
Roads can flood very quickly and very suddenly in the rainy season in January and February. Be careful of the extreme heat. Cover your head, apply sunscreen and drink plenty of water.