What To Expect
Get up close and personal with the 397 world famous Moais of Easter Island! Marvel at the beautiful creation that the Rapa Nui people have erected in the island.
From the airport, enjoy a transfer to your hotel. Spend the day at your own leisure after checking in the Hotel Rapa Nui.
The Hotel Rapa Nui is perfectly located in Central Hanga Roa, providing guests a sustained balance between nature and the highly preserved culture of the town. Complete with rooms perfect for solo, couple, or family travelers, this hotel accommodates all types of guests. Carefully designed with a mix of the modern and cultural artistry of the town, each room promises a very comfortable and relaxing stay. Guests may find it easy to discover the town even more with the hotel's impressive location at the city center where the shopping area, restaurants, museum, craft market, and souvenir shops are plenty.
After a hearty breakfast in your hotel, go on a full day excursion to the Moais Route and the Anakena Beach.
From your Easter Island hotel, head over to the east of the island until you reach the Ahu Vaihu and the Akahanga temples. See some giant Moais (giant monolithic figures carved using volcanic stone) and their Pukaos (topknots or hats on top of the Moai statues). Continue on to Rano Rarakua, a volcanic crater with a lagoon. The Moais were carved on its slopes.
Visit the Ahu Tongariki where you can find 15 gigantic Moais. See the Te Pito Kura, a Moais considered as the largest in the island. Admire the Te Pito o Te Henua, a large spherical stone described by the ancient Rapa Nui people as the navel of the world.
Finish the second day of your tour with a few hours at the Anakena Beach where you can see a line of Moias with their backs facing the sea. Afterwards, return to your hotel in Easter Island.
After breakfast, head over to the Ana Kai Tangata Cave, a cave filled with ancient illustrations of birds, specifically sea swallows.
Marvel at the sight of the giant basalt slabs in the Vinapu archaeological site. As you visit the site, take the opportunity to see the majestic Rano Kau Volcano.
Come to the Orongo ceremonial center where the Birdman ceremony performances were held in order to select the Rapa Nui kings. This ceremonial center has witnessed the Tangata Manu or the Birdman Cult.
Visit the Ahu Akivi where the Moais face the ocean. These structures are rumored to represent the seven explorers sent by King Hotu Matu'a before his colonization voyage.
From your hotel, enjoy transfers back to the Hanga Roa airport after breakfast.
Hotel Rapa Nui - 3-star hotel
Hotel is subject to availability and may be substituted with similar accommodation if not available. This will be confirmed on your voucher.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Roundtrip airport transfers
Professional tour guide
3 nights accommodation in a standard room at Hotel Rapa Nui
Daily hotel breakfast
Lunch box during the full day Moais Route and Anakena Beach tour
Full day Moais Route and Anakena Beach tour
Half day visit to Rano Kano Volcano and the Orongo Ceremonial Center
Meals not mentioned in the tour description
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
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