Animas Valley & Palca Canyon

2 Reviews
Tours Activities Good for groups Walking tours Reseller exclusions Nature & adventure Outdoor sports Sightseeing Tours Trekking Nature & Panorama Photography Tours Group activities Family-friendly Medium-risk activities Hiking & trekking Brooklyn Walking Tours Hiking

Anima´s Valley is located 20 km from La Paz, this is one of the natural attractions that has very tall obelisks up to 200 meters, Palca Canyon inside enjoy walk and see colorful mountains.


  • Hiking in the Valley of the Animas
  • Hiking in the Palca Canyon
  • Be transported by car and it is walked


The Animas Valley and Palca Canyon are two distinct natural landmarks located in Bolivia, near the city of La Paz. The Animas Valley is a picturesque region characterized by its lush greenery, meandering streams, and towering peaks of the Andes Mountains. Palca Canyon, on the other hand, is renowned for its dramatic geological formations and deep ravines. Carved by the Palca River over millions of years, the canyon features towering rock walls, narrow passages, and breathtaking vistas. It's a haven for adventure seekers, offering opportunities for rock climbing, hiking, and photography. Both the Animas Valley and Palca Canyon showcase the breathtaking beauty of Bolivia's natural landscapes, attracting visitors from around the world to explore and admire their unique features. Get to know the Animas Valley, located in the south of the city of La Paz, a 45-minute drive away. The first thing you can observe on this tour is the changes in ecosystems due to the different heights, so you can see the difference in the social classes in the infrastructures by lowering the upper class. Once we have crossed the city in the Valley we can take a walk of approximately 1 to 2 hours through enormous obelisks and clay, granite and sandy soil. Once the visit to the attraction is completed, we will be heading to the Palca Canyon, a perfect place to walk inside it. In the middle there is a huge obelisk that makes the attraction unique and almost at the end of the route we can see the colorful mountains along with slopes. of water. After the walks, the transport will pick us up in passing, we will see a small town dedicated to agriculture and mining. Finally we will return to the city center in the afternoon.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Guide Transport Bolivian Snack

Important Information

  • - Valle de las Animas hikes with medium level ascent. - Palca Canyon light hike.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


Book Nearby Accommodation

View Larger Map


Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide


Mini Guides

Login to create your guides for Bolivia.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share your own Guide to Bolivia with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Mini Guides

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Bolivia is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Bolivia

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Bolivia