7 Day Santiago to Easter Island Tour
This seven-day Santiago to Easter Island Tour takes you from the sophisticated capital to the mysterious islands, two of Chile’s most popular destinations. Enjoy modern-day city life interwoven with history in the capital, drink in the culture of Valparaiso, then head to Easter Island aka Rapa Nui in the Pacific Ocean for a chance to marvel at the Moai, the giant human forms carved from stone. A dip in the Pacific and a walk along the rim of a volcanic crater round off this fantastic opportunity to take in the cultural wonders of Chile and its islands.
This fully customizable, private tour can be crafted by a Destination Expert to match the vacation of your dreams. From the moment you contact us, until the day you return home, we cater to your every whim.
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- Stay in comfort and luxury at leading hotels in both destinations.
- Get to know Santiago’s main attractions, including the Plaza de Armas, the main cathedral and the Presidential Palace, on a guided half-day tour of the city.
- Visit two of central Chile’s most popular coastal cities: colourful Valparaiso and tranquil Viña del Mar.
- Enjoy a full-day Easter Island Excursion with stops at Rano Raraku and Hotu Matu’a to see the famous Moai statues.
- Swim at Anakena Beach, enjoying the blue Pacific waters and the white coral sands, in the shadow of Moai statues.
- Visit the Rano Kau crater with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Walk around the rim to the ancient village of Orongo.
Trip At A Glance
- Day 1 – Welcome to Santiago. One of our representatives will greet you and transfer you to your hotel to settle in.
- Day 2 – Enjoy a half-day tour of Santiago, visiting the city centre, the Plaza de Armas, the main cathedral and the Presidential Palace.
- Day 3 – Visit two of Chile’s most popular coastal cities – colourful Valparaiso and tranquil Viña del Mar.
- Day 4 – Fly to Easter Island, and, if there’s enough time, visit Ahu Akivi, where the Moai, the giant stone heads, look out to sea.
- Day 5 – Take a fascinating full-day excursion to visit ancient temples, the quarry of Rano Raraku, Anakena Beach and the burial site of Hotu Matu’a.
- Day 6 – Visit the Rano Kau crater with views of the Pacific Ocean. Walk around the crater to the ancient village of Orongo.
- Day 7 – Return to Santiago for your flight home.
Day 1 – Welcome to Santiago
Welcome to Santiago de Chile! Upon arrival, one of our representatives will greet you and transfer you to your hotel to settle in.
Day 2 – Private Half Day Santiago City Tour
After breakfast at your hotel you’ll enjoy a tour of Santiago. You’ll visit the city’s historic center where you’ll find the Plaza de Armas, the main cathedral, and the Presidential Palace. You will also have the chance to view the city from the top of Cerro San Cristobal. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure, shopping, eating and exploring to your heart’s content.
Day 3 – Private Full Day Valparaiso & Viña del Mar Tour
Today you’ll visit two of central Chile’s most popular coastal cities: Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. Valparaiso is a vibrant, colorful collection of hillside houses overlooking the bay. Here you’ll visit the one-time summer house (now a museum of Pablo Neruda), one of Chile’s most prolific poets. You’ll then continue to the tranquil Viña del Mar, a popular beachside retreat for the Santiago elite.
Day 4 – Easter Island Excursion
In the morning, you will be transferred to the Santiago airport for your flight to Easter Island. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. If time permits, you may visit Ahu Akivi, which is the only site at which the Moai, the giant sculpted human forms for which the island is famous, look out over the ocean.
Day 5 – Easter Island Excursion
Today you’ll enjoy a full-day excursion to the eastern part of the island to visit ancient temples, the quarry of Rano Raraku, and Anakena Beach, where you can swim in the sea. The sites have a total of 20 fallen Moai statues and one is said to be the burial site of the island’s first ruler, Hotu Matu’a.
Day 6 – Easter Island Excursion
Today you’ll visit the Rano Kau crater with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the interior of the volcano. You will get to walk around the rim until reaching Orongo, the ancient ceremonial village where the Tangata Manu (birdman) competition was performed.
Day 7 – Easter Island to Santiago
Today you will be transferred to the Easter Island airport for your flight to Santiago where you will connect independently to your international departure.
Pricing includes everything from your international arrival to your departure, with the exception of flights and a few lunches and dinners. Our specialty is private, customizable travel experiences.
7 Day Tour from $2,490 per person
- 3 nights in our preferred properties hand selected for comfort, convenience and quality
- 3 nights at an all-inclusive Easter Island lodge with small-group excursions and transfers, and all meals included
- Privately guided tours with your own personal guide and driver (outside Easter Island)
- All private airport transfers with English speaking assistance (outside Easter Island)
- All required entrance fees
- All breakfasts
- 24hr support
- All taxes
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