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EASTER ISLAND 4 DAY TOUR

US$ 1,040 / 4 days

What can I expect?

This island is considered one of the most remote places on earth. Its origins are in underwater volcanic activity, as it was formed by the eruption of three volcanoes. Its Rapa Nui culture is very interesting, as well as the discoveries and history that make this place so unique.

On Easter Island, you can experience being part of the traditions and customs of Rapa Nui’s inhabitants. These activities are always led by local guides, and during your stay they will make sure you interact with residents and enjoy yourself exploring the island’s resources and becoming part of its magic.

Itinerary Summary

Easter Island is a volcanic island belonging to Chile and located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Here, you can explore and enjoy its marvelous natural heritage which offers an array of flora, fauna, landscapes, and morphology created by nature: and a cultural heritage unlike any other in the world. You can explore the archaeological sites containing the famous Moái statues, and learn about an ancient Polynesian culture and its symbols, art, history, legends, ceremonies and much more!

DAY PLACE HIGHLIGHTS HOTEL OPTIONS
1 Santiago Airport and Easter Island Easter Island arrival Taha Tai Hotel, Altiplanico Rapa Nui, Hanga Roa Hotel
2 Easter Island Rano Raraku, Ahu Tongariki, Anakena beach and Ahu Te Pito Kura Taha Tai Hotel, Altiplanico Rapa Nui, Hanga Roa Hotel
3 Easter Island Orongo, Rano Kau volcano, Vhanapu, Puna a Pau, Ana Te Pahu and Ahu Akivi Taha Tai Hotel, Altiplanico Rapa Nui, Hanga Roa Hotel
4 Easter Island and Santiago Airport Santiago arrival Note

Itinerary Details

DAY 1:
SANTIAGO AIRPORT - EASTER ISLAND

A driver from the agency will pick you up from Easter Island airport and take you to your chosen hotel. After checking in, you will have a free afternoon and you should have time to explore the place by yourself. You can visit the craft market, have lunch and dinner in local eateries, and get ready for the following day.

Hotel Options
Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel
ROOM Double - Twin
MEALS Breakfast
CATEGORY 4 Stars
STYLE Boutique
DAY 2:
RANO RARAKU VOLCANO, TONGARIKI, TE PITO KURA & ANAKENA BEACH

FULL DAY TOUR: THE ARRIVAL OF THE HOTU MATU’A

After having breakfast in your hotel, your Full Day Tour will begin and you will get to know the island’s attractions in more detail. You will start at the archaeological site Ahu Te Pito Kura, where you can see the only fallen Moái that has stayed in that position over time. Then, you will head for the Rano Raraku volcano, where all the island’s Moái and other statues were made. After that, you will enjoy a delicious snack at Ahu Tongariki, which is considered to be the biggest built ceremonial structure on the island. It has fifteen Moái, displayed in a row. After looking around, you will go to an ancient ceremonial platform called Ahu Akahang, and round the day off at the beautiful Anakena beach.

Hotel Options
Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel
ROOM Double - Twin
MEALS Breakfast
CATEGORY 4 Stars
STYLE Boutique
DAY 3:
ORONGO & AHU AKIVI

PART 1: ORONGO – “THE LEGEND OF THE BIRD-MAN”

After having breakfast in your hotel, you will go to the place where the Bird-man competitions were held in ancient times. This celebration took place in Spring, on the hillside of the Rano Kau volcano and in the ceremonial village of Orongo. This place is considered the biggest on the island, which is highly valuable both culturally and spiritually, and also you can see a cave by the sea known as Ana Kai Tangata. Inside this cave, you can find cave paintings done by the ancient inhabitants of the island.

PART 2: AHU AKIVI- “GAZING AT THE STARS”

On this tour, you can see and learn about how ancient islanders connected with celestial and astronomical events occurring above the island. You will explore three archaeological sites while on a hike: the underground cave of Ana Te Pahu, the Ahu Akivi platform with seven restored statues, and the Puna a Pau quarry, which is a crater formed by an ancient volcano.

 

Hotel Options
Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel
ROOM Double - Twin
MEALS Breakfast
CATEGORY 4 Stars
STYLE Boutique
DAY 4:
EASTER ISLAND - SANTIAGO AIRPORT

Your last day on the island. Depending on your flight, you should have time to explore the place by yourself and be picked up from your hotel at an agreed time in the minibus, to be taken to Easter Island airport from where you will return to Santiago.

LOW SEASON RATES: May – Septembre 2018

  • Price based on Double Occupancy – From USD$ 790 /Per person
  • Price with Single Supplement included – From USD$ 907 / Per person
  • Solo Traveler – From USD$ 1,140

HIGH SEASON RATES: January – April 2019 / October – December 2018

  • Price based on Double Occupancy – From USD$ 1,040 /Per person
  • Price with Single Supplement included – From USD$ 1,217/ Per person
  • Solo Traveler – From USD$ 1,570

 

*This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, accommodation availability and not counting special dates.  ** Solo travelers or guests staying in single rooms must pay a single supplement. Otherwise, the rates would be readjusted upon request. *** The single supplement is based on Regular tours, availability of which must be confirmed prior to reservation of the trip. **** If the mentioned hotels are not available, alternative hotels will be provided of a similar standard

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • All activities as listed
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including transportation, entrance fees, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip

Meals

  • Day 1: None
  • Day 2: Breakfast – Box Lunch
  • Day 3: Breakfast
  • Day 4: Breakfast

 

EASTER ISLAND 4 DAY TOUR

Duration: 4 days

Price: US$ 1,040 / person

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