Post-Programme Easter Island (starting from Valparaíso)
Available all year
Enjoy a guided city sightseeing tour of Valparaíso and its historic UNESCO centre
Spend 3 nights in a hotel inspired by the local culture and natural resources of Easter Island
Learn about the celestial and astronomical significance of the Moai, the iconic head statues
Experience Easter Island's Polynesian culture and learn about the Rapa Nui people
Day 1: Valparaíso to Santiago
After disembarkation in Valparaíso, you'll be taken on a guided sightseeing tour of this colourful city, with its stunning UNESCO-listed historic quarter. Then it's on to your hotel in Santiago de Chile, where you can spend the rest of the day relaxing.
Day 2: Santiago to Easter Island
After breakfast, you'll be taken to the airport for your flight to Easter Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival, you'll transfer to your hotel, your home for the next three nights. Enjoy lunch at the hotel, before your Easter Island adventures begin on your first included excursion. After, you'll return to your hotel for dinner, with the rest of the night as you wish.
Day 3-4: Visiting Easter Island
After breakfast, you can relax at the hotel or join local excursions. You can choose from a variety of incredible things to do and places to visit in Easter Island. Spend two days discovering the ancient history, culture and mysteries of Rapa Nui. You'll enjoy lunch and dinner at the hotel.
Top of your must-see list must be the Seven Explorers – beautifully preserved Moai statues – giant human head monoliths that were sacred to the Rapa Nui people. There are over 1,000 Moai on the island. Visit attractions like Anakena beach, where the island's first king landed. Or the fabled epicentre of our planet’s energy at Te Pito Kura. You can also join guided volcano hikes and bicycle tours.
Day 5: Return to Santiago de Chile
After breakfast, you'll transfer to the airport for your flight back to the Santiago de Chile where your Post-Programme ends.
Please note that we may visit sites in a different order.
1 hotel night in Santiago de Chile with breakfast.
3 hotel nights on Easter Island with full board and house beverages.
Return flight from Santiago de Chile to Easter Island, including current taxes and airport transfers.
2 half-day excursions daily with English-speaking hotel guide.
Entrance fee to National Park.
All excursions are subject to weather conditions.
Meals and drinks on Day 1, gratuities.
Remarks and requirements
This tour is available as a Post-Programme in combination with voyages ending in Valparaíso.
Includes walking on uneven terrain and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility.
The excursions included in this tour are operated by the hotel and might not be exclusive to Hurtigruten Expedition guests.
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip until 6 weeks before departure.
Depending on your flight departure from Santiago de Chile, an overnight stay might have to be added after the tour.
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