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Review of Valley of the Moon

Valley of the Moon
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La Paz and Moon Valley Half-Day Tour
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Private Tour: La Paz City Sightseeing and Moon Valley
Ranked #8 of 119 things to do in La Paz
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

While there aren't a tremendous amount of things to do in La Paz, this is one of the sites that is well worth the visit. It is located in the southernmost part of the city and consists of intricate geological formations created by wind and rain. The rock in this area is relatively soft and claylike so it is more susceptible to the elements. The story our guide told us is that Neil Armstrong visited Moon Valley even before he made his first moon landing. Apparently, he made a comment that the area reminded him of the moon. Since then, it was renamed, Moon Valley based on Neil Armstrong's observation. If course, I cannot verify whether this is fact or fiction.

Once at Moon Valley, you walk along a series of ledges that lead to various vista points. The whole thing takes about 40 minutes depending on how slow or fast you go through it. Since we love to take photos, we were on the slow side.

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Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

A nice place to visit , but it can be done in a short period of time. Walk to the mirante and check the view it has to offer. It can be done in less than an 1 hour, if time it is not what you have the most.

1  Thank Heitor Uchoa B
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Reviewed May 8, 2014

Splendid sandstone formations near La paz golf course! The alternating strata of sandstone and obvious beach pebbles attest to the time when (almost unbeleivably) Bolivia was under the sea.

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Reviewed May 7, 2014

Hold your horses, this place is an ok daytrip, but nothing more.

Its more a park than a valley. Its suprisingly small.
Its quite "touristy", you can only walk on the paths.

Its good if you have enough time, and if you are struggling
with altitude sickness, as its a short walk around the "valley",
and its a bit lower than La Paz.

Thank Eirik R
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

A bit like a mini Brice Canyon in La Paz. Do it, but go slowly. The altitude is a killer!! I took many photographs, as the surrounding area is interesting too. it takes about 45 minutes, but is well worth it!

1  Thank Mickigirl1310
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