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Easter Island in Style

Overview

Come and join us on Easter Island, a place to meet with the essential part of being human, with the simple things, with our origins, with the beauty of all that is natural. This is an invitation to renew the soul and, at the same time, to respect the nature and culture that surrounds us. This is an invitation to be a protagonist and at the same time, spectator of a thousand year-old culture that continues to live.

Trip Code: CLTSEAS

Location: Chile

ITINERARY INSPIRATION

Arrival into Easter Island and transfer to your hotel.

Time to relax in the hotel and enjoy its facilities.

This afternoon, meet with a guide to discuss your activities for the following day.

Arrive at Explora Easter Island

UNESCO World Heritage Listed Easter Island is a remote volcanic island that lies in the Pacific Ocean some 3,700kms to the west of Chile. One of the most isolated places on earth and one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world, Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is famed for its archaeological sites that include around 900 moai statues. These carved human figures were created during the 10th-16th centuries and many are found resting on massive rock altars.

Arrival in Easter Island

Explora Easter Island have a set of activities where you can choose from onsite, allowing you to create your own personalised experience to uncover Easter Island. Below are suggested options you may like to choose from through-out your stay.

This morning you will leave the hotel and head to Cerro de Pui. Here, you begin the hike at the foot of the hill, known for the Haka Pei competition, in which Rapa Nui slide down the hill using toboggans fashioned from banana tree trunks. The trail continues through the fields, passing various archaeological sites before arriving to Ranu Raraku, the Moai quarry. Most of Easter Islands 900 moai come from the slopes of the Rano Raraku volcano. After enjoying the amazing landscape, return to the hotel by van for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will leave towards Vaitea by van where the hike begins. You will climb to Maunga Kuma and the crater of Maunga Terevaka, the highest point on the island. From here you can view the entire island in 360°, surrounded by the unending Pacific Ocean. Then you will follow the path to Anakena along high coastal ridges, slowly descending, passing through various archaeological sites. Finally, you will arrive at Anakena beach where you can swim and enjoy the shade of the palm groves. Return to the hotel by van. Dinner and Overnight.

Exploring Easter Island

Explora Easter Island have a set of activities where you can choose from onsite, allowing you to create your own personalised experience to uncover Easter Island. Below are suggested options you may like to choose from through-out your stay.

After breakfast, you will leave the hotel by van and travel to the coves of Hanga Otai or Hanga Piko. From here, you will take a boat to sail through coastal caves, take in the cliffs of Rano Kau and view the Motus, small islets famous for the Birdman competition, navigating the crystal clear waters that surround the island. Transfer back to the hotel for lunch.
Afternoon Snorkelling. The waters of Rapa Nui are known for being some of the most pristine waters on the planet, diving in them is a true privilege. You will sail aboard a boat to one of the best areas for snorkeling. Explora provides all the proper equipment and a guide to assist in discovering the marine wildlife of the island, such as coral, molluscs, crustaceans, and tropical fish. Enjoy the calmness and peace that is found under the sea here, whose temperature ranges from 20˚C to 25˚C.*
Dinner and Overnight.

*Availability of sea explorations depends on weather and sea conditions. Local boats do not provide cover from the sun.

Exploring Easter Island

Transfer to the airport for your outward flight from Easter Island.

Depart Explora Easter Island
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Important Information

  • All inclusive package at Explora Easter Island - Anakena Program

    Exploration activities

    All meals and bar

    Access to the relax area

    Pick up and drop off from and to the airport

     

     

     

  • 2 (light adventure)
  • Available upon request

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Accommodation

We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.

SPEAK TO A SPECIALIST

Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to plan your South American adventure and turn your dream into a reality. With exceptional knowledge and first hand experience, our consultants will assist in every way possible to make your journey the most memorable it can be, matching not only the itinerary, but the accommodation and activities to suit your style of travel and budget.

Sustainability

Chimu Adventures undertakes a number of sustainability measures within its operations including:

1) Only using local guides and office staff to both maximise local employment opportunities and minimise carbon footprints. Local guides also ensure you benefit from the intimate knowledge, passion and culture of the country you’re visiting.

2) Where possible, using locally owned and operated boutique hotels to maximise the return to the local community.

3) Chimu’s “Pass it on” programme has provided funding to hundreds of local community projects in Latin America. Our aim is to empower local communities, helping them to develop their own infrastructure for the future. Since 2006, we have been working with Kiva (a well-known Non-Governmental Organisation), providing hundreds of loans to local businesses all over South America.

4) In our pre tour information we provide a range of tips and advice on how to minimise your impact on both local environments and communities.

5) Chimu Adventures’ offices also take a number of sustainability measures including carbon offsets for company vehicles and most staff travel. Chimu Adventure’s internal processes are also structures to create a paperless office and to reduce waste. There are also internal programmes to help staff minimise their carbon footprint such as our staff bike purchase assistance plan which encourages office staff to commute to work via bicycle. Currently almost half of our office based staff commute to work via bicycle.