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EASTER ISLAND

US$ 1,130 / 4 days

Summary

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.

Day 1: Santiago de Chile Airport – Easter Island. 
Day 2: Rano Raraku Volcano – Tongariki – Te Pito kura & Anakena Beach.
Day 3: Orongo & Ahu Akivi. 
Day 4: Easter Island – Santiago de Chile Airport.

Overview

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!


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.

Meals: None.

Overnight: Altiplánico Rapa Nui Hotel or similar.

Hotel

Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch.

Overnight: Altiplánico Rapa Nui Hotel or similar.

Hotel

Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel

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.

Meals: Breakfast.

Overnight: Altiplánico Rapa Nui Hotel or similar.

 

Hotel

Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel

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.

Meals: Breakfast.

End of EcoChile Services.


2020 – 2021  SEASON RATES

Land Portion Pricing: Group of 2 People.

Price per person
>> USD 1,130  (Low Season)
>> USD 1,380 (High Season)

* Please note that international and domestic flights are not included in this price.


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.

Not Included 

  • Flights from Santiago to Easter Island and return.
  • Gratitudes.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.

Why is this trip sustainable?

  • The food provided is locally prepared with regional products.
  • You will travel plastic-free throughout your trip! We use reusable or glass bottles, as well as recyclable containers.
  • Our top recommended hotels include sustainability policies as part of their mission and operations.
  • We work in collaboration with local suppliers and communities in each location.
  • We keep our tour groups small, both to improve the experience for you and to reduce the impact on the places we visit.
  • We respect and value the lifestyles, beliefs, and traditions of the local communities we visit.

Our Health and Safety Promise

As the world continues to adapt to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that travelers, while eager to once again get out and explore the world, also want to be careful and only travel where and when it’s safe to do so. Just as you take your health and safety seriously, as well as the health and safety of the destinations and communities we visit, so do we. That’s why, in compliance with national and international health and safety regulations and recommendations, we’ve optimized our operations and tour itineraries to provide you with the safest itinerary possible.

This tour was specifically designed with social distancing in mind, avoiding overly crowded places without sacrificing the experience of discovering the destination. We only partner with hotels and tour operators that are similarly committed to putting their clients’ health first, frequently using cleaning and sanitizing services, and only offering tours and excursions when it’s fully safe to do so. All this and more are just some of the ways we’re innovating travel itineraries for a healthier, safer future.

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding the health and safety procedures of this and other EcoChile tours, please let us know so we can answer your question or accommodate your request. Your safety is our top priority.

*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.

EASTER ISLAND

Duration: 4 days

Price: US$ 1,130 / person

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