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Half Day Excursion to Hanga Roa
(Ahu Tahai and Museum)

Duration: 4 hours approx.
Available: All year .
Operates: Daily.easter island day tour guided excursion private
Description:

From the town of Hanga Roa journey towards the archaeological zone of Tahai, which was restored in 1967 and 1968 by the American Professor William Mulloy. This ceremonial site is the oldest on the island, and has been dated to the VI century.
Continue on to the Sebastian Englert Museum, founded by the priest of the same name. The Museum’s collection included interesting drawings, artefacts and examples of the Rapa Nui culture.

Notes: Museum is closed on Mondays and holidays.

Full Day tour to Rano Raraku with picnic lunch
(Vaihu, Anakena and Ahu Tongariki)

day tour guide excursion easter islandDuration: 7 hours approx.
Available: All year .
Operates: Daily.
Description
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Visit the ruins of the temple of Vaihu where the hats of the moai are the outstanding feature, they lie where they fell when the platform was destroyed. Continue to Akahanga and on to the volcano of Rano Raraku, where all the moai on the island were
carved out of the rock. Climb to the edge of the crater of the volcano to appreciate the small lake inside and moai scattered about the inner slopes in various stages of construction. Continue to Ahu Tongariki, where many of the huge moai were
toppled by a large “seaquake” in 1960. Finally the tour ends at Anakena beach with its two beautiful ahu. Time for a bathe in the sea before returning to Hanga Roa in the late afternoon.

Half Day Excursion to Akivi (Puna Pau & 7 Moai)
half day tour excursion to Akivi moai easter island

Duration: 4 hours approx.
Available: All year .
Operates: Daily.
Notes:
Description:

Ahu Akivi is the archaeological centre of the Roihi sector and was the first site to be properly restored in the 1960’s. It is a ceremonial site which is particularly interesting not only because of its location (in the centre of the island) but also because of the legends which surround the Seven Moai which are situated on the platform or Ahu. The tour also visits Puna Pau, to the east of the town of Hanga Roa which is situated in a small crater of red stone. This is where the “pukao” or hats (topknots) which crowned the moai were made. On the
way it is possible to see the path where they were transported, including some examples of the pukao which have fallen by the wayside.

Half Day Excursion to Orongo (Rano Kau, Vinapu)
half day excursion to orongo of easter island

Duration: 4 hours approx.
Available: All year .
Operates: Daily.
Notes:
Description:

Ahu Vinapu is made up of two ahus or temples in ruins, one of which bears a remarkable resemblance to the stonework of the Inca people. The tour continues to Rano Kao Volcano, where the former ceremonial village of Orongo is to be found
along with many petroglyphs. There are images of the “bird man” Tangata Manu, the creating god Make Make and Komari, symbol of fertility. From the edge of the cliff, it is possible to view the three islets of Motu Iti, Motu Nui and Moto Kao Kao which played an important part in the bird man culture. Return to Hanga Roa.

Full Day Excursion in a 4 x 4 vehicle with picnic lunch

Duration: 7 hours approx.
Available: All year .
Operates: Daily.
Notes:
Description:
Follow the southern coast road until the Poike sector is reached to visit the “vai a heva”, a large sculpted receptacle where water was collected. On the coast is a small cave, known as“Ana o Keke”, where petroglyphs can be found. Continue to
Ahu Ra’ai, where a great number of petroglyphs exist. Then continue to the beach of Ovahe for a picnic lunch. Following lunch, continue via Vaitea towards Rano Aroi, following the rough track to Terevaka, the highest hill on the island at 507 m / 1 673 feet. The day ends returning to Hanga Roa via
Ahu Akivi.

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