Tour description provided by G Adventures

Unravel the mystery of Rapa Nui with a private guide. 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.

Itinerary

Day 1 Hanga Roa

Arrive at Mataveri Airport on Easter Island. Be greeted by a G Adventures representative and be transferred to the hotel. Rapa Nui, located at the easternmost vertex of the Polynesian triangle in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, lies 3,700km (2,299 mi) from the Chilean coast and 4,000km (2,485 mi) from French Polynesia. The island has an area of 16,600 ha and enjoys a subtropical climate with minimum temperatures of 16°C and a maximum of 28°C. The island was created as a result of underwater volcanic eruptions some 3 million years ago. Additional Notes: When landing on Easter Island there is a national park fee of 83 USD that is paid in cash. Included Activities: Arrival Day Welcome Package Airport Transfer Transport: Private Vehicle

Day 2 Hanga Roa (1B, 1L)

Set out on a full-day private tour with a local guide along the Moai route of Easter Island. Visit the ruins, towns, volcanoes, and beaches of this unique island. See the monolithic statues that make this island so famous. In the afternoon, enjoy some free time to explore on your own. Included Activities: Moai Route Tour

Day 3 Hanga Roa (1B)

Take a half-day private tour of Orongo. Visit Rano Kao volcano with its lake-filled crater, and see its ceremonial centre perched on the crater lip. Stop at Ahu Vinapu for a look into the architectural skill of the islanders. In the afternoon visit Aku Akivi and the quarry of Puna Pau. Included Activities: Half-Day Orongo Tour Sightseeing Tour

Day 4 Hanga Roa (1B)

Transfer to the airport for departure. Transport: Private Vehicle