A trip to the wild west of Bolivia
Almost in the very south of Bolivia you will find the small town of Tupiza (2,970 m above sea level), which is the center of an interesting area nicknamed the Wild West of Bolivia. Here you will find beautiful red-colored rocks, wild canyons and large cacti. An ideal starting point for a number of nice hiking tours or horseback riding
Tupiza - Plaza Independencia
The center of Tupiza is a square and park in one of the Plaza Independencia. Here you will also find the most important monument of the city – the Cathedral. Through some streets you can see the local rock formations.
Heart of Jesus
The viewpoint just north of the city center is a little desolate Corazón de Jesús. However, the view of the surrounding rocks is very nice
Cerro Jurcuma - Amazing view of Tupiza
If you want not only to have Tupiza in the palm of your hand, cross the river over the bridge, walk to the eastern suburbs of Tupiza and climb Cerro Jurcuma (3,130 m above sea level).
Inca Canyon - Puerta del Diablo
The most famous all-day hike from Tupiza is the crossing of the Inca canyon with the famous Puerta del Diablo
Quebrada Palala and Sillar
Quebrada Palala is really extensive and you will find unlimited possibilities of exploring the side canyons and rock formations without meeting a live animal.
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South of Tupiza you will find another interesting place – the village of Palquiza surrounded by another row of red rocks
A beautiful place where the river made its way through the red ridge
A few kilometers north of Tupiza, just off the main road towards Uyuni is a super rock formation – Árbol de Piedra. In addition, there are huge calculus around it as a bonus
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