Easter Island Travel Guide

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Are you looking for a place to just relax and enjoy tranquil ambient and have fun with a lot of activities away from home? Easter Island is the best place to be. Located in the Pacific Ocean just to the west of Chile in South America Easter Island also known as Rapa Nui is a small island which is known for its Moai statues which have now become a place of interest for tourists. From its name, the island was discovered on Easter Sunday in 1722 and for its commemoration, it was named Easter Island.

Location

Located in the Pacific Ocean to get there you may use cruise ships which around 25 of them reach the island per year. You may also choose to travel by air and there are two flight connections to Rapa Nui one is Papeete airport which is in Tahiti and Santiago which is in Chile. Being part of Chile, citizens of USA, EU, Canada, and Australia don’t require a visa to get to enter chile all they require is a flight ticket stating that they will leave the country within 90 days. Fares range between 400-1200 USD roundtrip from Santiago.

The island is a bit below the equator therefore, you can visit the island all through the year since it has quite pleasant weather conditions. From the month of December to February are the peak seasons and therefore you may need to book reservations earlier before arrivals like car rental and hotel.

Things to Do

The island offers you a lot of activities to do so if you are looking forward to exploring or just have a great time on the island be assured to have everything that you want. The giant moai which are such a great scenery to just take pictures were depictions of the ancestors watching or keeping an eye on the village. There is also a national park where you will be able to see the moai which you will need to have a national park ticket to be able to visit the Rano Raraku and Orango.

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There are also three hikes destinations like the Terevaka, Poike, North coast and just enjoy nature and caves. Easter Island is a great place to just visit and you may also include these island on your travel destination if you are traveling to different locations, either by circle pacific or TAM South America airpass.

Conclusion

Rapa Nui is the best place for adventure to create your next memories and just explore the town of Hanga Roa. You can just interact with the locals and learn their culture or even visit the national park, museum or even go for scuba diving and snorkeling which will make your stay on the island memorable. To always remember your visit at Rapa Nui you can get a tattoo with Rapa Nui art or even get your passport stamped with a moai statue and also you cannot afford to miss an Easter Island dance show and see the living Rapa Nui culture.