While visiting Uyuni Salt Flats, some places may have gone unnoticed, Valle de Rocas or the Rock Valley is one of the famous places in Bolivia that you can’t miss. These strange formations have been nature’s artwork for hundreds of years. Learn everything you need to know on what to bring, information, tips for travelers and more!
Valle de Rocas is a fascinating attraction in Uyuni that will blow your mind because of the different natural rock formations and the resembling figures to natural and artificial objects.
Many of you may know Árbol de Piedra, which is a rock formation found in the Uyuni desert, but what if we tell you there are dozens of rocks similar to this one in a nearby valley? Valle de Rocas is a must-go destination while traveling through Uyuni.
Although there are even more things to see in Uyuni, one of the most recognized and famous attractions are:
These hidden gems in Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve will captivate you because of its geologic importance and beauty! Below you will find all the details you need to know about one of these magical locations.
As mentioned above, Árbol de Piedra is the most well-known rock in the area, but this National Reserve hides a precious place that you probably won’t be able to find in any other country in South America.
The Rock Valley contains dozens of captivating and strange formations that have been the result of hundreds of years of erosion due to the action of wind and volcanic activity, which removes layers of the rock’s materials and creates these otherworldly formations.
This extraterrestrial-like location is within the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve in the Siloli desert, next to the Salar de Uyuni. These rock formations have a red and orange hue that makes you think you are on a Mars road trip! That is why this place has unique and visually striking landscapes, making it the perfect location for your Instagram pictures.
The most famous rock formations are the World Cup trophy, the camel, the hand, and the fish.
It is fundamental to plan your backpack for the Uyuni Salt Flats trip, because of the remote location it is recommendable to bring these things with you:
These are a few recommendations that will definitely optimize your experience in the Uyuni desert, make sure to read our full guide on What to Pack to this adventure!
Valle de Rocas is in the Siloli desert, which altitude is almost 5,000 meters above sea level, make sure to follow these tips so you can enjoy this National Reserve at its fullest.
The Uyuni and Siloli deserts have become the best things to see in Bolivia to many tourists, but do you actually know all the places comprehended in this National Park? Let us show you, check out our guide on top activities in Uyuni that you can’t miss!
You may probably be wondering how to get to Valle de Rocas, well, we got you covered. Almost all of the 3 and 4 days tours to the Uyuni Salt Flats can get you to this natural wonder. But how to know which tour operator is the best? Luckily for you, we have a guide that will help you choose the best tour operator in this area, make sure to take a look while you are here.
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