The incredible rock formations don’t stop at the Arbol de Piedra. There are many other interesting and beautiful similar formations that you’ll encounter on your tour to Salar de Uyuni. The Valle de Rocas Bolivia, where the Arbol de Piedra is found, is a valley about 10 miles long located within the Eduardo Avaroa National Andean Wildlife Reserve and adjacent to the Salar de Uyuni salt flats. This valley is lined with unusual and captivating rocks formed as a result of volcanic activity and centuries of wind erosion. These rocks are said to resemble an array of items, ranging from animals to natural items or manmade objects. Besides the Arbol de Piedra, other notable rocks at the Valle de Rocas Bolivia that have been named after things that they supposedly resemble include the ‘Copa del Mundo’ (World Cup trophy) and ‘El Camel’ (the camel).
Everywhere you look, you will discover a unique and intriguing stone, a surrealist forest with visions of trees and animals and objects in stone form. Some are there just to observe and appreciate without touching, while others are for the adventurous type interested in doing some rock climbing. Amazing panoramic views of the desert of Siloli await from the top of these striking red and bright orange rocks. You’ll definitely want to remember your camera for this stop. The Valle de Rocas Bolivia is one of the most beautiful and visually striking locations not only in Bolivia but in all of South America. It’s the perfect place to take some truly incredible, otherworldly photos for what is bound to be one of the most memorable tours you’ve ever taken.
Valle de Rocas Bolivia is a favorite stop for travelers to Bolivia. All 3 and 4-day Salar de Uyuni tours make a stop there, so opt for one of these longer tours if you want to see the amazing Valle de Rocas Bolivia!