Isla de Pascua: Natural tourism

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Isla de Pascua was created by the successive emergence of three volcanoes, which constitute a huge stress on submarine platform.

Volcanic and 180 square kilometers in size, the island has interesting archaeological attractions of its culture and its unique ancient monuments carved from stone.

It is the main access to Chile especially for countries located east of the Pacific Ocean and is also a research center devoted to the scientific study of climate, sea and space.

Attractions:

Flora and fauna. Archaeological and cultural interest.

Activities:

Hiking, trekking, horse riding, fishing and scuba diving, rowing, canoeing, caving, sea kayaking, mountain biking, picnicking, bird watching, contemplation of the flora and fauna, photography.

Location:

Fifth region.

Getting There:

Air through the airline Lan Chile andalusia airport Mataveri in Hanga Roa. Then by road to other attractions.

When to go:

All year.

Climate:

Marine subtropical characteristics. The average maximum temperature is 22 º C and minimum 17 º C in October. And subtropical rainfall is distributed throughout the year by adding an average of 1126 mm per year.

Surroundings:

Akahanga Ahu, Ahu Te Pito Kura, Ahu Hurenga to Uri, the Bay Perousse or Hoonu Hanga, Hanga Roa, or Tai, Orongo, Isla de PascuaNational Park, Peninsula Poike, Anakena Beach, Playa de Ovahe, Tahai, Te or Te Pito Henua, Tongariki, volcano Rano Kau, Rano Raraku Volcano.

Travel Services in Isla de Pascua:
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Isla de Pascua Express 3 days U.S. $ 216
Isla de Pascua Ritual and Fantasy 4 days $ 356 USD
Discover the Mystical Isla de Pascua5 days $ 421 USD
The best thing about Isla de Pascua6 days $ 518 USD
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Hotel Hanga Roa
Hotel Iorana USD $ 190
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Hotel Otai $ 116 USD
Hotel Vai Moana Cabañas $ 108 USD

Isla de Pascua- Nature Tour

Isla de Pascua or Rapa Nui, the most isolated island on the planet, is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 3,000 km from the Chilean coast. The island was discovered in 1772 by the Dutch admiral Jacob Roggeven; Chile took possession of the island in September 1888 by Captain Policarpo Toro. Currently has a population of 2764 inhabitants, most of them of Polynesian origin.
This program is ideal for less active travelers who enjoy gentle walks outdoors and take care of comfort during the trip. Throughout the journey into the housing is a family-style inn in Hanga Roa and make the day trips that combine walking and transportation by car to explore the island and its fascinating culture.

Day 1
Santiago – Isla de Pascua

Transfer to the airport to board the plane to Isla de Pascua(3 1 / 2 hours). On arrival we received by our local guides and a few minutes’ walk to the town of Hanga Roa. In the afternoon reviewing the itinerary for the following days.

Day 2
Rano Kau – Orongo – Vinapu

We began our early morning tour of the island. Our first stop is Tahai and cave petroglyphs. Later we drive to the Rano Kau volcano, the largest of the island which is now a huge crater lake. In this place will get an exceptional view of three small island nearby Nui, Motu and Kao-Kao where the ritual of the male bird was carried out. Here also the ruins of the village of Orongo. The tour continues until Vinapu through Vahi A Tare. Vinapu found in the Ahu Tahira, a rectangular stone platform where the moai were erected.

Day 3
Rano Raraku

Today we visit the crater of the volcano Rano Raraku. This is one of the most impressive of the island. This is where the Moais were carved into the volcanic rock of the slopes of the volcano, about 150 figures are still here, in various states of completion. We continue our tour after a visit to Ahu Moais 15.

Day 4
Ahu Akivi

Visit the ceremonial center where Ahu Akivi impressive 7 moais. In the vicinity there are several volcanic caves to explore.

Day 5
Poike – Ovahe – Anakena

This day we started our tour by visiting Poike, one of Ahu Moais different from everyone we’ve seen before. Then drove to the cave of the virgin, to finish later in the beach Ovahe, a small bay where we spend a few hours bañándonos and relaxed. Later we visit the beach of Anakena, the legendary place of Hotu Matua, the founder of the island.

Day 6
Isla de Pascua- Santiago

The morning will be free to relax. In the afternoon take a flight back to Santiago, good luck!

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