Overland and culture trip
Easter Island is one of the world's spectacular experience to live. On March 22, 1996, UNESCO declared this island a "Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad" (World Heritage Site). You will see along this program the evidence of the old culture of Rapa Nui. Today it is still a permanent enigma for the archaeology and general for the scientists world.
 
 
 
 
 
 
DAY 01 EASTER ISLAND
Reception at Mataveri airport in Easter Island and transfer to the hotel selected. Overnight.
DAY 02 VAIHU-AKAHANGA-RANO RARAKU-AHU TONGARIKI-ANAKENA (full day tour)
Breakfast. Departure for a full day excursion towards the ruins of the VAIHU temple. It is preserved just as it was left after the ancient wars. Highlights are the red hats of the moais which were thrown to the sea. Next, AKAHANGA, an archeological center whose moais sculptures were abandoned during their transfer. Then, the abandoned quarry of the RANO RARAKU Volcano, construction site for all the moais in the island. Today, more than 300 unfinished sculptures or moais can still be seen showing different with others moais will be seen in its interior. Next, the recently restored AHU TONGARIKI including the largest group of moais destroyed by a tsunami 1960. Finally, ANAKENA the most beautiful beach with two wonderful temples or ahus. After lunch-box will be enough time for taking a bath or explore the magnificent surrounding. In the afternoon return to Hanga Roa village. Overnight. (B,L)
DAY 03 RANO KAO-ORONGO-ANA KAI TANGATA-VINAPU (half day tour)
Breakfast. Morning departure towards the RANO KAO Volcano bordering the coast. The route ascends its slopes to the summit, and observe the impressive crater noted for its 1,6 Km across and more than 200 meters deep. Along the crater is ORONGO, a magnificent ceremonial city with the major concentration of enigmatic petroglyphs depicting ancient deities of the Easter Island culture. Impressive overview of the 3 islets: Motu Nui, Motu Iti and Motu Kao Kao with plenty of sea birds. Next, VINAPU perfect carvings on store, noted for its extraordinary resemblance, with those found in the American Andean cultures. Return to Hanga Roa village. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight. (B)
DAY 04 AHU AKIVI-ANA TEPAHU-PUNA PAU (half day tour)
Breakfast. Morning visit to AHU AKIVI (7 Moai), the ANA TEPAHU caves and PUNA PAU. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight (B).
DAY 05 EASTER ISLAND
Breakfast. At the agreed time transfer to the airport.
 
COST PER PERSON
VALID UNTIL DECEMBER 2004
 
SINGLE
DOUBLE
TRIPLE
* Hotel Taha Tai Sup
US$ 615
U$ 430
U$ 361
Extra night
US$ 139
US$ 82
US$ 62
* Hotel Iorana Std
US$ 604
US$ 456
US$ 432
Extra night
US$ 120
US$ 77
US$ 71
* Hotel Hotu Matua/Manutara Std
US$ 579
US$ 424
US$ 373
Extra night
US$ 108
US$ 70
US$ 57
* Hotel Hangaroa Std
US$ 540
US$ 368
US$ 324
Extra night
US$ 100
US$ 59
U$ 47
* Hotel O'Tai
US$ 523
US$ 413
US$ 364
Extra night
US$ 94
US$ 74
US$ 56
* Other accommodations
US$ 382
US$ 324
US$ 302
Additional night
US$ 67
US$ 54
US$ 40
 

INCLUDED :

  • All regular transfers airport-Hotel-airport in the Island
  • 4 nights with breakfast according to your selection
  • 2 half days regular tours and 1 full day regular tour with picnic lunch included
  • Entrances fees to Rapa Nui national Park & Orongo village
  • Bilingual guides.

NOT INCLUDED :

  • Air tickets Santiago-Isla de Pascua-Santiago
  • Tips
  • Meals or drinks not mentioned
  • Any extra services like laundry, communications or others.

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