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Address: Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Full-Day Isabela Island Tour
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Full-Day Tour Isabela and Tintoreras

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BE Prepared to WALK a lot!!

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... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Jonathan H
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa
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99 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

Thank JandJMSP
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 to the lookout hill just before the wall for an amazing 360-degree view.

Thank Tedtoolbox
Laurel, New York
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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183 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 are restricted beyond this point). A lovely dirt road exposes you to at least half... More 

Thank marklaseve
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 beautiful places in the road.

Thank Jonathan H
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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 out. We saw many Tortoises along the way. Once at the wall we read about... More 

Thank CaliTraveler23
Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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
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Reviewed 25 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 with pelicans and blue footed boobies, and of course, the Wall of Tears with a... More 

1 Thank James W
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

It's a freakn wall in the middle of nowhere. It's not even like keeping anything out or something. Don't waist your time

1 Thank alexhowie
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on our way to the wall of tears. We rented bikes and went from beach to beach. The way up can be pretty heavy at some moments, but you'll enjoy the downhill when going back:)!

Thank X7398IEannev

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