Mysteries of Easter Island (Post)
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Easter Island and its sacred Moai statues on this five-day adventure.
Enjoy a guided city sightseeing tour of Valparaíso and its historic UNESCO downtown area
Stay 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 colorful city, with its stunning UNESCO-listed historic quarter. Then, you’ll head to your hotel in Santiago de Chile, where you can spend the rest of the day relaxing.
Day 2: Travel from 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 catch your transfer to the hotel, your home for the next three nights. Enjoy lunch at the hotel, before your Easter Island adventures begin with your first included excursion. After, you’ll return to your hotel for dinner, and you can spend the rest of the evening doing whatever you’d like.
Days 3–4: Exploring Easter Island
You’ll spend the next two days discovering the ancient history, culture and mysteries of Rapa Nui, Easter Island. You can choose from a variety of local excursions that include incredible things to do and places to see. You’ll enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel.
See the Seven Explorers, the beautifully preserved human head monoliths that were sacred to the Moai people. Visit Anakena beach where the island’s first king landed, or experience the fabled epicenter of our planet’s energy at Te Pito Kura. You can also join guided volcano hikes or bicycle tours.
Day 5: Return to Santiago de Chile
After breakfast, catch your transfer to the airport for the flight back to Santiago de Chile, where your Post-Program ends.
Please note that we may visit sites in a different order and excursions depend on the weather.
Transfer from Valparaiso to Santiago de Chile, including a Valparaiso City Tour
One-night stay at a hotel in Santiago de Chile with breakfast
Three-night stay on Easter Island with full board and house beverages
Return flight from Santiago de Chile to Easter Island, including current taxes and airport transfers
Two half-day excursions daily with an English-speaking hotel guide
Entrance fee to the national park
Meals and drinks on Day 1 and gratuities
Remarks and requirements
This tour is available as a Post-Program in combination with expedition cruises ending in Valparaíso.
This tour 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 Expeditions guests.
All excursions are subject to weather conditions.
Depending on the time of your departure flight from Santiago de Chile, you may need to arrange an additional overnight stay after the tour.
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up to six weeks before departure.