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The Wall of Tears

Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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USD 164.00*
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Full-Day Isabela Island Tour
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USD 230.00*
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Full-Day Tour Isabela and Tintoreras
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike ride” (36 reviews)
“rented bikes” (19 reviews)
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My 4-star review is for the very enjoyable walk from town to the Wall of Tears. The story behind this structure itself is nothing short of atrocious. On the walk we saw lots of large tortoises wandering around as well as many marine iguanas and...More

1  Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The walk is about 7km, if walking from town, one way. The walk is relatively flat but you are in sun the entire time. It wasn't too bad for us, but if you burn easily/hate walking in direct sun maybe hire some bikes. It took...More

Thank NMP91
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Best accessed by bicycle over sandy and gravel terrain. The ride and walking contain elevation changes that can be a bit taxing.

Thank JandJMSP
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the moderately difficult ride out to the wall of tear. Some up hill sections, but all on sand or gravel roads. The wall is one of the few "historical" sites to visit on the islands. Glad we took the ride. Climb the stairs...More

1  Thank Tedtoolbox
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a decent hike but worth it to see the wall and get a history lesson. If you have the time go beyond the wall up the hill to get an amazing view of the whole island - amazing vistas!

Thank JLH2012
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This seemed to me as the weakest in our programme, until we did it on our last afternoon at Scalesia Lodge. We decided to opt for bike rental only in case the visit was boring. We started riding our bikes at the Park Shack (vehicles...More

1  Thank marklaseve
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Make yourself a favor and rent a bike to go to the Wall of tears, if you have enough energy after the bike road you can go further walking. It's a must see place in Isabela Island. You will find a lot of misterious and...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We rented bikes at Bike and Surf, in town and took a cab out to the main gate. The cab ride was 5.00. We rode our bikes out the dirt road which is like a fire road. There is some elevation gain on the way...More

Thank CaliTraveler23
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This was a really nice bike ride to the wall, saw several tortoises on the way, once you get to the wall walk another 15 minutes to a beautiful lookout! Very beautiful!

1  Thank Katana107
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is usually a non guided bicycle tour although you could do it on foot and guided as well. It offers three beaches, a one hour each way bike ride at a comfortable pace, a mangrove swamp that has a short passage to a beach...More

2  Thank James W
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