Treasures of Rapa nui (Easter Island)
4 days in Rapa Nui, the perfect lenght to visit the highlights in Easter Island, see moais, enhoy the Anakena beach and get involved with the island culture.Read Full Description
- Easter Island, Chile
- Trip Length:
- 4 days
- Best Time to Go:
- Any time.
- Recommended for:
Children (9 - 11)
Children (12 - 14)
Children (15 - 17)
Adults (18 - 20)
Adults (21 - 24)
Adults (25 - 29)
Adults (30 - 39)
Adults (40 - 64)
Family Trip, Honeymoon, Summer Vacation
Detailed Trip Description
4 days in Rapa Nui, the perfect lenght to visit the highlights in Easter Island, see moais, enhoy the Anakena beach and get involved with the island culture.
Day 1 - Easter Island
Meeting and greeting at Easter Island Airport.
Arrival to Easter Island. Reception at Mataveri Airport with flower necklaces. Transfer to the hotel in Hanga Roa.
Day 2 - Easter Island
See the moais and how they where made, at the end of the tour enjoy the sun in Anakena beach
This full day tour, visits the Ahu Vaihu, ceremonial place surrounded by moais that are face down, and the Ahu Akahanga, where the first king of the island was buried. Heading afterwards to the Rano Raraku Volcano, here people carved the giant statues from the volcano's quarry. Here it is possible to observe the different stages in the Moai construction; here lies the biggest moai in the island, still unfinished, with more than 20 meters long and near to 200 tons. Afterwards, visit to Ahu Tongariki, the biggest ahu on the Island with 15 Moais. Finally, expedition to Te Pito Kura, an ancient settlement finishing at Anakena Beach to enjoy its warm sea waters. In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Lodging.
Day 3 - Easter Island
Visit ahu Akivi and the Orongo village and volcano
Half-day tour to Rano Kao Volcano, which contains a large fresh water lake covered with totora. On the top of the crater is the Cerimonial Centre of Orongo, where every year the Bird Man or Tangata Manu ceremony is celebrated.
There are more than 100 petroglyphs representing gods. Visit to Ana Kai Tangata, a cavern where many pre-historic
paintings can be seen. In the afternoon, trip to Ahu Akivi, this big platform, is formed by 7 Moais. The only ones facing
the sea; the Ana Tepahu Caverns and the quarry of Puna Pau, where the Pukaos, top part of the Moais, were sculpted.
Finally, visit to Ahu Tahai. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 4 - Easter Island
Good Bye and hope to see you again at the island!
Transfer to Mataveri Airport at the agreed time for the departure flight. Farewell with shell necklaces.
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