Discover Easter Island 4 days
- DAY 1: Rano Kau – Orongo
- DAY 2: Rano Raraku – Anakena
- DAY 3: Costa Oeste – Terevaka
- DAY 4: Free
DAY 1 Rano Kau – Orongo
Welcome at Mataveri airport with traditional flower necklaces and transfer to an exceptional hotel. In the afternoon exploration of the island will begin with the encounter of spectacular Moais in every corner of Hanga Roa village, continuing with a trekking from Vaitiare to the striking Rano Kau volcano crater, going through the also will visit the beautiful ceremonial village of Orongo, a compound of fifty basalt elliptical houses. In this place other investment of the powers of Tangata Manu, the bird man, took place every year after the celebration and contest for the title. Continuing the expedition, we will stop by the West side of the volcano into the cave of Ana Kai Tangata, whose walls contain representations of Manutara (sea swallow), the sacred bird of Rapanui.
Transfer Mataveri airport / Hotel Hotel
DAY 2 Rano Raraku – Anakena.
The day starts early to continue discovering the secrets of the island, today you will discover the path of the mysterious Moais. The expedition begins visiting the least explored places in the island; Vinapu, with its Ahu Tahira, whose perfection reminds the walls of Machu Picchu, then retracing the path of the Moais, heading to the east coast of the island, you will admire the process of construction and transport of these colossal sculptures. At the feet, beside the coast you will see the largest Moai in the island installed on the Ahu of Tongariki, the most striking Ahu of the island. From there the trail takes you up the slopes of Rano Raraku volcano where the quarry still contains a large number of Moais in the process of being sculpted, still buried in their bed of rock. After Rano Raraku the road continues to Anakena beach, with white sand, palm trees, but also an archeological site, with petro glyphs, Moais, caves and different types of platforms , with the immensity of the Pacific Ocean as backstage. Finally enjoy bathing in the quiet turquoise water of Anakena Beach, a place where the true spirit of the island lives.
Lunch: Box lunch Breakfast Hotel
DAY 3 West Coast – Terevaka
You will continue living the magic of Rapa Nui today with the discovery of the coastal road west of the island, passing through caves, admiring Ahus and petro glyphs, you will also find various hare vaka (typical boats houses), and hare paena, typical chicken houses.. The voyage will begin visiting the cave of the two Windows, Anna Kakenga, then you will head to the ancestral village houses of Ahu Te Peu, these boat houses are astonishing with their perfect blocks of stones that fit exactly together. Continuing this path in the direction of Puna Pau, we will encounter the quarry where the Red Pukaos, Moai hats were produced. The excursion ends in lava tunnels and ancient caves used by the old Rapanui to hide during wartime.
DAY 4 Free
Free morning. Transfer to Mataveri airport Breakfast
PRICESThe following rates are applicable until
Discover Easter Island 4 days 2013 Prices
Staying at Altiplanico Rapa Nui Hotel
- $2192 sollo traveler
- $1305 per person double occupancy.
- $1175 per person triple occupancy.
- $465 single supplement
Staying at Taha Tai Hotel (or similar)
- $1563 sollo traveler.
- $1005 per person double occupancy.
- $919 per person triple occupancy.
- $229 single supplement
Price: All prices are listed in US dollar. Price is per person, based on double occupancy, unless otherwise specified. All tour prices are based upon the services specified in each tour’s detailed itinerary as per the “Includes” section. Services are sold as a complete package and iTravelChile will not provide a breakdown of trip component costs.
Deposits & Payments: To confirm a package booking, a USD 200 deposit per person is required. Final payment is due 30 daysprior to international departure, this payment is required in order to re-confirm all services. Payment may be made by credit card (American Express, Discover Card, Visa and MasterCard), international bank transfer or Paypal.
Cancellation charges: Cancellations received by iTravelChile 46 days or more prior to departure will be subject to a USD 95 per person/per tour cancellation fee; 45-30 days, will be subject to 30% of the program price; 29- 07 days will be 50% of the program price and 7 days or less will be subject to 100% of the program price.
INCLUDES / DOES NOT INCLUDE
THE RATE INCLUDES
- Shuttles airports/hotels/airports in all destinations
- Accommodation in all hotels listed in itinerary.
- Administrative expenses.
- Half day excursion (Rano kau – Orongo)
- Half day excursion (Costa Oeste – Ahu te Peu)
- Full day excursion (Rano Raraku – Anakena)
- Private Services with Spanish / English guide
THE RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Tickets to parks, museums, ruins for the excursions and visits included in the itinerary.
- Personal expenses such as laundry
- Costs associated with obtaining passports or entry visas
- Meals, except breakfast
- Alcoholic beverages at lunch or dinner
- Personal, medical costs and last-minute requests
- Services not mentioned
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While it is our intention to adhere to the itinerary described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make small alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
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Located in front of the shoreline on one of the world’s most unique destinations, Altiplanico Easter Island is designed in the style of the traditional Easter Island boathouse, with luxurious gardens, a beautiful swimming pool viewing the sea and large open spaces to relax after encountering the seductive mysteries of the island.
The Hotel Taha Tai was built on the sea shore from which it adopted its name. The hotel is located a mere 5 minutes from the urban centre of the town Hanga Roa. The hotel also has a bar and restaurant from which it is possible to enjoy the island amazing sunsets.
|Name||Discover Easter Island 4 days|
|Starting Price:||690 USD|
|Start Point||Easter Island Airport|
|End Point||Easter Island Airport|
|Meals||3 breakfasts, 1 lunch|
|Highlights||Rano Kau, Orongo, Vinapu, Anakena, Rano Raraku, Terevaka, Puna Pau, Ahu Tongariki|
|Activities||Vehicle tour, Cultural, Archaeological, Sightseeing, Flora, Fauna,|
Discover the Mystical Easter Island. This travel package is recommended for tourists who want to see all the attractions of Easter Island inn a few days