5D/4N | Santiago / Santiago | All year round
Transfer to Santiago’s international airport early in the morning. Flight to Easter Island (approximately 5h flight – there is a 2 hour time difference with Santiago). Lunch on board. Pick-up at “Mataveri airport”, and transfer to your hotel in Hanga Roa.
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure in the morning, with your English-speaking guide, for a full day tour. The tour starts on the southern coast where you can visit some impressive, unrestored platforms, Ahu Vaihu and Ahu Akahanga. You will then continue to Rano Raraku, a quarry of almost 900 stone statues: 397 of them are still lying or standing on the slopes of the extinct volcano with its beautiful crater lake. After this stop, we will visit Ahu Tongariki (restored with 15 Moais) which is the most recent and biggest restoration project on the island. Then we will continue towards the East coast, to visit Ahu Te Pito Kura and the “Navel of the World”. Last but not least, we will stop at the beach called Anakena, with its restored Ahu Nau Nau and Ahu Ature Huke. Here, you will have some free time to enjoy the sun and the swim in the warm Pacific Ocean.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for a half day excursion to Orongo and surroundings. We will first drive up the extinct volcano Rano Kau to have a view of the entire island, with its distinct geological features. On top of the volcano, we will go to another breathtaking lookout, with a great view over the Crater Lake. Afterwards, we will drive to the ceremonial village of Orongo, where the Birdman ritual once took place – Tangata Manu. Then we will visit the Ahu Vinapu (not restored) and the Ana Kai Tangata Cave where you will be able to appreciate some historical petroglyphs.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Mataveri airport to take your flight back to Santiago. Pick-up at the airport and transfer back to your hotel in Santiago. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Santiago’s international airport. Assistance with boarding formalities and luggage check-in. International flight home.
Santiago / Santiago
Santiago / Santiago