Arbol de Piedra, Uyuni

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Admire an interesting rock formation and focal point of the landscape at Arbol de Piedra. This "Stone Tree" juts out from the altiplano sand dunes within a national reserve, forming a shape that resembles a 7 m (23 ft) tall tree. Strong winds carry the sand that has carved the rock into its iconic shape by eroding the soft sandstone. Much photographed because of its characteristic natural design, the spot is a huge draw for impassioned photogs. Use our Uyuni online trip itinerary builder to add Arbol de Piedra and other attractions to your Uyuni vacation plans.
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  • September 26, 2017
    Strange natural creation is located in a splendid setting. Do not hesitate to stop a few minutes.
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  • September 22, 2017
    The Arbol de Pedra is a must! Beautiful rock formations that give great pictures and contemplation.
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  • September 20, 2017
    If you like to climb, it's a very nice place. It's also weird to see these formation suddenly appearing in the middle of nothing.  more »

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Accommodations seem to occupy nearly every other building in Uyuni. Where you stay is of little importance, as the town can be traversed on foot in a matter of minutes. You won't find large luxury hotels here, but you can choose between a range of comfortable inns and guesthouses. Reserve your room in advance, as competition for good rooms can be stiff during high season.
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