Astronomical Tour on Easter Island: Between Mysteries and Stars

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 1 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 1-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-46356
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Valparaiso, Chile
  • Ends Valparaiso, Chile
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • - Ancestral Navigation Techniques using stars and climatic elements.
  • - Fascinating myths
  • Stories and legends about the origins and culture of the Rapa Nui.
  • - Observation of Moai
  • The Ahu
  • Illuminated by the moonlight.
  • - Astronomical Orientation
  • The cosmic relevance of the moai and their orientation in relation to the celestial bodies.
  • - Spiritual Connection
  • Reflection under the starry sky
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The Astronomical Tour on Easter Island: Between Mysteries and Stars tour starts and ends in Valparaiso. The Astronomical Tour on Easter Island: Between Mysteries and Stars is an art and architecture tour that takes 1 days taking you through Valparaiso, Chile and other destinations in Chile.

Night Cruise on Easter Island: Mysteries and Stars
Embark on a fascinating night cruise around Easter Island. Guided by experts, we will explore ancient Polynesian navigation, unravel Rapa Nui myths and admire the majestic moai under the starry sky. Immerse yourself in the rich history and spirituality of this enigmatic island in a unique and unforgettable experience
ITINERARY

Today we will embark in this fascinating night journey through the enigmatic Easter Island with our exclusive tour. Inspired by the dream vision of the wise man Haumaka and the order of the ariki Hotu Matu`a, this tour invites you to explore the traditional Polynesian navigation, where the stars and elements Climatic conditions were the fundamental guides for ancient navigators.

We will begin at sunset, meeting at a central meeting point in Hanga Roa. TO As the sun sets, our expert guides will introduce us to the Rapa Nui worldview and the importance of astronomy in its culture.

We will delve into the ancestral methods of navigation that ancient Polynesians used to reach Rapa Nui. We will learn about the techniques they used, such as stargazing, directing of the waves and the winds. This segment of the tour will allow us to understand how the island was colonized and how the Rapa Nui maintained their connection with other islands of the Pacific.

Along the tour, our guides will share fascinating myths and legends that are part of the oral heritage of the Rapa Nui. We will learn the story of Hotu Matu`a, the legendary First Ariki (king) of Rapa Nui, and his journey from Hiva. These stories will immerse us in the cultural and historical context of the island.

We will visit several ceremonial platforms ("Ahu") where erect the majestic moai, the iconic stone statues of Rapa Nui. We will learn about the astronomical orientation of these platforms and their connection with the cosmos. The moai, illuminated by the light of the moon and the stars, offer a mystical and profound vision of the relationship between the sky and the land in the Rapa Nui culture.

Our guides They will tell the importance of celestial bodies in everyday life and spiritual of the Rapa Nui. We will discover how The stars, the sun and the moon influenced their ceremonies, agriculture and navigation. This knowledge gives us a greater understanding insight into the worldview of this ancient civilization.

The tour will culminate with a moment ofreflection and spiritual connection under the starry sky of Rapa Nui. In this serene and magical environment, We will have the opportunity to meditate on the immensity of the universe and the rich history that has shaped the island. This is a perfect time to absorb the energy of Rapa Nui and bring with you a truly transformative.
We will return to Hanga Roa, where we can share our impressions and experiences with our travel companions. This night journey not only will leave us with unforgettable memories, but will also give us a deeper understanding of the history, culture and spirituality of the Island of Easter.

Join us on this unique trip and discover the ancestral secrets of Rapa Nui under the stellar glow, an unforgettable experience of cultural exploration and connection with nature awaits you.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Guide
  • Includes specialized local guide.
Others
  • Regular ride.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Unspecified meals or drinks.
  • Extras not specified.
  • Tips.
  • Tickets.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Astronomical Tour on Easter Island: Between Mysteries and Stars tour. You can cancel the tour up to 32 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 31 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 24 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 August 2024, a deposit of 50% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 31 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Astronomical Tour on Easter Island: Between Mysteries and Stars tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Astronomical Tour on Easter Island: Between Mysteries and Stars tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Rooms have to be filled when booking. Thus, if you are 1 person travelling you have to pick Single Room. If you’re 2 people travelling, you can either pick either Single Room, in which case each traveler will receive their own Single Room, or Double Room, etc.
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