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The Wall of Tears

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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“bike ride” (33 reviews)
“rented bikes” (24 reviews)
“giant tortoises” (21 reviews)
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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"bike ride"
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"rented bikes"
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"giant tortoises"
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"long walk"
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"nice bike"
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"up hill"
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"playa del amor"
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"bring water"
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"points of interest"
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"political prisoners"
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"island history"
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"dirt road"
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"great lookout"
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"take your time"
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"by foot"
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"marine iguanas"
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"lots of water"
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We rode there by mountain bike...took us about 1 hr hiked up to the top great views! Bring water...saw two tortoises in our way out right on the trail...easy to follow self guided...stop along the way to see beaches and mangroves

Thank Carmen I
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We rented bikes from Bike and Surf ($20 for the day)- our 4 year old road in a seat on the back of my bike, and our 8 year old road her own bike. The route to the wall of tears is 5 km from...More

Thank SMealer
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

The wall of tears is the end destination, in between there are a number of other places to stop and see like the love beach, (iguana love), and view points. I would recommend leaving a couple of hours for this activity and take lots of...More

Thank esopus35
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

First tip is to rent a bicycle. We were so conditioned by the np rules that we thought we cant go with bikes on the paths through national park. Not true, you can get all the way to Wall of tears with a bike which...More

Thank MilosStepita
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I did a 2 hour morning walk before breakfast and went out as far as the lava cave and the Playa del Amor. The beach at low tide is spectacular and had plenty of shorebirds. Near the end there were lots of marine iguanas. There...More

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We rode bicycles to the entrance then walked into the area of the Wall of Tears. It is tough to visualize the cruelty of the guards who tortured the prisoners to build a giant wall for no reason. The only tools were their muscles and...More

Thank Dianne H
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

No problem to walk the path - it takes max. 3 hours. Go there in the morning so you will see more tortugas! The wall was nice but not more.

Thank kathrinw89
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

You don't need a guide for this attraction. You will go through Los Humedales on your way to the wall. You will pass by many beaches and see iguanas and tortoises walking the path with you. We walked the 15km (round trip) from town and...More

Thank sleepy155
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The walk to the wall provided good exercise and views of nature. But, the eall is boring and probably could be torn down withour damaging tourism.

Thank BCBSA1
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

In my opinion, the places in Los Humedales that you walk/bike by on your way to Muro de las Lagrimas are more beautiful. The wall is not beautiful itself... it is just a piece of history. The way to go is by bike & the...More

Thank Maria G
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