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Easter Island

Touring the Moai route, exploring the Ana Tepahu, Tangata and Ana Kai caverns, visiting the quarry of Puna Pau, learning more about the islanders at Orongo Cultural Center
Activity: Cultural travel
Location: Hanga Roa, Chile
Duration: 4 days
Price: From £399 Meals included Accommodation included
Trip details
Unravel the mystery of Rapa Nui. Explore mythical Easter Island, known around the world for its ancient monolithic stone statues. See the mysterious statues, or Moai, sprinkled throughout the island, tour the volcanoes, beaches and petroglyphs, and get to know the unique culture of one of the most remote islands on earth.

What's Included

Full day tour of along the Moai route, day tour including Orongo, Aku Akivi, Ana Tepahu caverns and the quarry of Puna Pau

Arrival and Departure transfers
3 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch. (Allow USD95-125 for meals not included.)
Hotel (3 nts)
Bus, walking.
Local guide.

Day 1 Hanga Roa
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Hanga Roa (B,L)
Full-day tour of the Moai route of Easter Island. Visit ruins, towns, volcanoes and beaches—and the monolithic heads that made this island so famous. Free time in the afternoon to explore on your own.
Day 3 Hanga Roa (B)
Half-day tour of Orongo. Visit Rano Kao volcano. Stop at the Ana Kai Tangata cavern, filled with prehistoric paintings, and Ahu Vinapu. Tour Aku Akivi, the Ana Tepahu caverns and the quarry of Puna Pau in the afternoon.
Day 4 Hanga Roa (B)
Depart at any time.

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