Few areas in the world possess a more mystical pull than this tiny speck of land, one of the most isolated places on Earth. It’s hard to feel connected to Chile, over 3700km to the east, let alone the wider world. Endowed with the most logic-defying statues on the planet – the strikingly familiar moai – Easter Island (Rapa Nui to its native Polynesian inhabitants) emanates a magnetic, mysterious vibe.
Location of statues was based on nearby fresh water and other resources, says US study
Easter Island is famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa Nui people.
REGION: Islands of Chile (Easter Island, Rapa Nui)
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-2 (Easy +)
SUMMARY: This packaged program includes four days in Easter Island with the following tours: Archeology Tour at Hanga Roa, Discover The Moais at Rapa Nui, and Manutara & Topknots—The Fallen Giants of Rapa Nui; also, two days for optional tours in Central Chile, and all airport / hotel transfers.
DURATION: 5-7 days (7 days includes 2 days for optional excursions in Central Chile.)