Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
Independent Tour-Land Only
4 Days/ 3 Nights
Daily-March 1-December 31
Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is a vast isolated outdoor museum that lies approximately 2,355 miles west of the Chilean mainland. Its volcanic landscape is dotted with more than 600 gigantic statues, volcanoes with totora covered lakes and mysterious caves with impressive petroglyphs, figures carved into rocks, silent witnesses of a fully never interpreted civilization. How primitive men achieved such startling perfection is one of the many unanswered questions about Rapa Nui.
Standing upon the slopes of the Rano Raraku volcano, the immensity of Easter Island's ancient undertaking is fully realized. The white sand beach of Anakena, where Hotumatua, the first king of the island landed after his epic crossing of the Pacific from Polynesia, the one and only village of Hangaroa with many multicolored houses, Ahu Tahai with its unique statue topped by a ten ton ring hat of red stone and Ahu Akivi with its seven moais overlooking the sea, are some of the many interesting sites to be enjoyed.
Transparent waters, pleasant semi tropical climate and friendly natives make Easter Island an unforgettable experience.
The Hotel Hanga Roa has 60 standard rooms and 30 superior rooms all with private facilities. All rooms provide satellite color television, direct dial telephone and minibar. Superior rooms are larger and have terraces. The hotel provides a restaurant, bar and outdoor swimming pool.
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Please note: Airfare not included
Package Includes:3 nights accommodation at hotel category selected-all with private facilities
Round trip airport transfers
1 picnic lunch
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Arrive Easter Island
Upon arrival at Mataveri Airport, you will be met and taken to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure to explore or relax in this semi tropical island paradise. Overnight-Easter Island
Day 2 Easter Island
After breakfast you will enjoy a tour that includes the archaeological center of Akahanga, Rano Raraku quarry where the existing moais, were sculpted, over 300 moais in different stages of completion, Ahu Tongariki, with its archaeological ruins, once the largest platform until washed away by a tidal wave in 1960, Te Pito Kura and Ahu Ngau Ngau. A picnic lunch on Anakena Beach with its beautiful crystalline emerald-green waters is included. Overnight in Easter Island.
Day 3 Easter Island
This morning you will visit the ceremonial city of Orongo, the largest concentration of petroglyphs with images of Tangata Manu, the bird man, Gods Make and Komari, the fertility symbol and Vinapu. You will also visit Ahu Akivi, with its 7 moai faciing the sea and the caves of Ana Tepahu and Pun-a-Pau. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight Easter Island
Day 4 Easter Island-End of Tour
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport for your flight back to the mainland. You may extend your stay in Easter Island or take one of our many other tours of Chile or other parts of South America.
Additional nights available