Discover Easter Island 6 days

  • Shared tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Aware

One of the world's most isolated places, Easter Island lies some 2300 miles (3700km) off the coast of South America, and its Polynesian residents have completely different cultural traditions from other parts of Chile. Known locally as Rapa Nui, the island is famed for its mysterious monolithic human statues known as moai. You'll also find beautiful beaches and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures, including hiking, horseback riding and diving.

Day 1 Arrival to Santiago

The Santiago Airport also known as Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport is located 30 minutes away from the Santiago City Center. Upon Arrival in Santiago, your private driver will be waiting for you. After meeting your driver you will head to your Hotel in Santiago.

Today you will have the chance to explore the Beautiful City of Santiago at your own pace!

The recommended places to visit are:

  • San Cristobal Hill (Cable Car Ride, Zoo, Hiking Trails, swimming pools, and more!)
  • Costanera Center (Biggest Building in Latin America, Biggest Shopping Mall in Chile)
  • Bellavista Neighborhood (Bars and Restaurants)
  • Bicentenario Park (Beautiful park with a lagoon)
  • Santa Lucia Hill (Historical Site, Visit Hidalgo Castle)
  • Downtown Santiago (Santiago Cathedral, Presidential Building "La Moneda", Mapocho Train Station

Don't forget to try some Local Food such as "Completos", "Sopaipillas", "Mote Con Huesillo", and more!

Meals: None

Group Type: Private

Day 2 Santiago - Easter Island - Sunset tour Easter Island

Today you will head to Easter Island, The bellybutton of the World.

Easter Island is home to ancient Culture, some paradise beaches, many volcanos, and More!The Rapanui Culture will be one of the highlights of the trip.Early in the morning, you will head to the airport to catch the flight to Easter Island, The flight departs at 9 AM and arrives around 1 PM, this will give you time for a half-day adventure into the Islands!Welcome to Rapanui, upon Arrival you the people from the island will welcome you with some flower necklaces and a traditional drink.

Watching the sun gently sink into the Pacific Ocean is one of Easter Island's natural highlights, and with the iconic statues in the foreground it can make for a memorable experience. Your guide will take you to both Ahu Tahai and Ahu Akapu (Hanga Ki'oe), with the former being very popular amongst visitors each evening, and the latter nearly always deserted. You can then choose where you'd rather watch the sunset from! Departing from your place of lodging at 19:30hrs approx, to visit the Tahai sector and its 3 spectacular platforms in front of the sea.

Meals: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 3 Rano Raraku Volcano - Anakena Pink Sand Beach

The first stop takes us to an unrestored Ahu, Vaihu (Ceremonial Site), located in the bay of Hanga Tee on the south coast of the island, witnessing a phase of destruction a few centuries ago.We continue to theAhu Akahanga region, whose legend tells us that the tomb of the famous king Hotu Matua is located next to the Ahu. Then we arrive at one of the most important sites of the Rapa Nui culture, the Rano Raraku quarry, where a total of approx. 900 statues were carved, 397 of them still lying or standing at different times of their construction and transport. We proceed to Ahu Tongariki, restored in 1995, with its 15 standing statues. The penultimate site we will visit is the "Navel of the World", together with the Ahu Te Pito Kura. Finally, we arrive at Anakena beach where we find 2 platforms, the Ahu Nau Nau and the Ahu Ature Huki, both restored. We can also appreciate the warm waters of the Pacific, relax on the beach with pink sand under palm trees. Box lunch included. Return to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 4 Orongo Volcano Hike - Birdman Ceremony

After a Delicious Breakfast. We will start the Orongo excursion where we climb the extinct volcano, Rano Kau, where we are presented with a view of the entire island with its coasts, volcanoes, and the town of Hanga Roa. The second viewpoint we visit allows us to appreciate the crater of Rano Kau with its lagoon and then we arrive at the ceremonial village Orongo, where the ceremony and competition of the Birdman - Tangata Manu took place. We also visit the Ahu Vinapu with its architecture that reminds us of the constructions of the pre-Inca villages. At the end of this excursion, we visit the Ana Kai Tangata cave where it is possible to see cave paintings. After visiting all these places you will head back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 5 Horseback Ride in Easter Island - Transfer to the Airport - Santiago

Discover Easter Island the way the locals do it and tour the most extensive network of volcanic caves in the world on horseback.

At the agreed time, during the morning or afternoon, we will depart from your hotel to visit the volcanic cavern area of Easter Island. We will start with a visit to Ana Kakenga, where the famous window-shaped caves are located.From there we will ride to Ana te Pahu, also known as "the cave of bananas" because of the trees that grow around it. We will then ride through the Akivi ahu, where the erected moais known as "the seven explorers" are located, to finish at Maunga Roiho, a secondary cone of the Terevaka volcano, which together makes up the most extensive network of volcanic caves in the world.

At the end of the adventure, we will return to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 6 Departure

Get Ready for your next adventure, today you have a flight from Santiago. Depending on your flight itinerary your private driver will pick you up at your hotel and he will drive you to the Santiago International Airport. For international flights, you will arrive 3 hours before your flight and for national departures, you will arrive 2 hours before your flight departs.

Meals: Breakfast

Group Type: Private

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions

  • Private room with private bathroom
  • English-Speaking guide for all the activities
  • 5 hotel nights with breakfast
  • Transfer from Santiago Airport to Hotel
  • Transfer from Mataveri Airport to Hotel
  • Shared transportation for all tours

Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal expenses such as tips
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Any other meals, drinks, and/or services not mentioned in the program

Details

Available in

English, Spanish


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Easter Island , Valparaíso, Chile

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Santiago Airport

Ends at: Mataveri Airport

Nearest airport: Mataveri Airport (IPC)



We are Eco Aware:

  • Certified by Travelife for Tour Operators

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date

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from $1680 per person