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  TOUR CH-15 Easter Island “The Navel of the world” At Explora Hotel
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Easter Island. Arrive in Mataveri Airport, transfer in shared vehicle to your hotel, stay for 3 nights.

Day 2: Easter Island.
AM. Private half day excursion to visit Ahu Akivi, the site of the 7 moais facing the sea; the red scoria quarry at Puna Pau, where the red stone hats”Pukao” were made, and the caves of Ana Te Pahu.

PM. Private half-day tour visiting Rano Kau volcano which has an amazing crater of 2 km diameter. Nearby is the ceremonial site of Orongo, noted for its petroglyphs carved in the basalt rock, and where the traditional birdman ritual, Tangata Manu, was held every year.

Day 3: Easter Island. Full day private tour visiting Vinapu, whose construction bears great similarity to those built by the Inca in Peru. Visit Rano Raraku Volcano, the quarry “factory” of nearly 1,000 moais which are now spread throughout the island. Visit Ahu Tongariki, an altar recently restored that includes 16 moais of impressive size. Picnic lunch at Anakena Beach where we found 2 important altars: Ahu Nau-Nau and Ahua Ature Huki. You will have the opportunity to swim or sunbathe on this, the most beautiful beach of the island.

Day 4: Easter Island. After breakfast, time to have another walk in town before your transfer to the airport for the flight to Santiago. Transfer in shared vehicle

EXPLORA HOTEL

Hotel Posada Mike Rapu, The hotel is situated in a private site of 9.6 hectares and is located 6 kms from the village of Hanga Roa. The hotel has 30 rooms, a living area, a bar, a restaurant with interior and exterior dining areas, It also has a relaxation and leisure facility “Casa de Baños”, with a swimming pool, massage services and open- air Jacuzzis.

The architectural style is set to echo very closely the traditional island houses made of volcanic stones.

Room Category

4 Raa Suites measuring 44 sq. mt. (474 sq. ft.)

26 Varúa Rooms measuring 32 sq. mt (345 sq.ft.)

All rooms include a sitting area, hydro-massage bath and ocean view. The rooms extend toward the north and south from a central building with welcoming interior spaces that integrate aspects of the local culture.

Every evening the Explora guides will meet with you in the bar/living room area of the hotel. There, they will explain all of the planned explorations available for the next day and help you choose the best exploration for you according to your interests and abilities. The maximum group size is 8 guests, along with a bilingual explora guide.

The treks, bicycle rides, and explorations in the ocean (snorkelling, fishing using traditional methods, and boat trips), enable you to gain an in-depth understanding of the culture and geography of Rapa Nui, its ancestral, megalithic figures, the moai, and the special idiosyncrasies of its people. We will be pleased to send you details of the excursions


 

Price per person (based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room)

4 Days / 3 nights programme

Varua room £ 1,538.00
Raa Suite Room £ 2,080.00

Price includes

Transfer from/to Airport in shared vehicle
Accommodation with full board
Complimentary drinks and bar during the stay
Daily excursions of your choice according to the menu of excursions (shared vehicle)
All excursions include English speaking guide

Please note that there are programmes of shorter or longer duration. Minimum stay and price surcharges will apply for Christmas and New Year

 
 

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