Easter Island Adventure 3 Days

Trip Overview

Begins and ends in Santiago, Chile. Includes roundtrip flights to the island, guided tours, accommodations and energetic performance by renowned Rapa Nui dance troupe. Explore the myths and legends of the most exotic unknown civilization in the world.

Private Groups
$2234 pp in Dbl Rm

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Day 1: Santiago (SCL) to Ranu Kau-Orongo / Museum / Tahai / Dance show

Flight from Santiago to Hanga Roa, Rapa Nui. 5 hours. Local guide will be waiting for you upon arrival. Transfer and check in to hotel. Visit Orongo Ancient Town. Located in the shadow of Rano Kau Volcano Crater (with many lagoons inside), and on the side of the cliffs where the Tangata Manu (Birdman cult) ancient contest was conducted. Enjoy expansive views of the Motus Islands. Visit the Rapa Nui Anthropological Museum before the sunset at Tahai ceremonial complex (the closest Moais to town). End your day with an energetic Polynesian dance show at the Kari Kari restaurant. (B, L) Overnight hotel.

Day 2: Myths and Legends of Easter Island and Moai Statues

AM. Guided tour by van to Ahu Akivi: Ceremonial platform, where you find the only moai statues looking at the ocean. Visit caves with incredible views of the ocean, where the people of Rapa Nui used to look for shelter and a places to hide.  Drive to Anakena Beach for lunch. Continue by van to Ahu Tongariki, the most famous Ahu, with 15 standing statues. Stop at Rano Raraku Volcano, the "industry" or quarry of Moais. It’s where most of the Moais were built. It has an incredible lagoon inside the crater. Dinner at a local restaurant. (B, L) Overnight hotel. 

Day 3: Fly from Easter Island to Santiago

(optional) Easy hike through beautiful meadows to the highest summit in the Island with amazing views. Enjoy an early hike from the center of the Island to the highest summit. Although Terevaka volcano is extinct, you can see the old crater and amazing 360 views of the whole Island surrounded by sea. The hike is easy and has a duration around 2.5 hours roundtrip along the grassy meadows. Return to hotel for luggage followed by lunch on your own.  Board flight to return to Santiago (SCL). Arrive Santiago usually after 9pm. Conclusion of service.  

Note: cost subject to change due to fluctuations in flight rates 

Tour Options

Private Groups

3 D / 4 N
Difficulty Level:
Dec 2-4, 2019
Starting From$2234 pp in Dbl Rmper person

Sgl supp add $260 (4 Nights)

Frequently Asked Questions

Are 3 days enough time to explore Easter Island?

The island is shaped like a triangle 14 miles (23 km) long by 7 miles (11 km) wide, it has an area of 63 square miles (163 square km). Mount Terevaka, is the highest point at 1,969 feet (600 metres) above sea level. It is quite easy to drive around the island in one day, stopping at several historical sites. For most people, 3 days is enough time to experience the Rapa Nui culture and history.

This Adventure Includes

    • Roundtrip flight Santiago to Easter Island
    • 2 Nights accommodations in 3* hotel with private bath and breakfast on the island
    • Airport transfers in Easter island
    • All ground transportation
    • Entry fees to the parks
    • English-speaking guide service
    • 1 dinner and entry to Rapa Nui dance performance 

Not Included

    • Bottled drinking water / lunches / dinners
    • Hotels in Sanitago (can be arranged on request)
    • Travel insurance
    • Gratuities (at your discretion)
    • ATV rental
    • Horse rental
    • Tips (at your discretion)


    • 50% deposit required at time of booking.
    • Can be included with trips to Patagonia (southern Chile), Fjords (central Chile) or Atacama Desert (northern Chile)
    • It is not recommended that you book your international air connections on the same day as your flight to or from Easter Island.
    • Rent ATV's on your own.  MUST provide passport AND drivers license.  About $50 USD pp for 24 hours (subject to change)
    • Option to include sunrise horseback ride on Day 3 for added cost.
    • Warm, sub-tropical and humid in summer (FEB) and mild in winter (OCT)
    • February is warmest month with avg temperature 23C (72F) and coldest is August 17C (63F)
    • July is the wettest month at 140 mm of precipitation (which is about half the amount that Los Angeles gets)