Half Day Ahu Akivi The Seven Moais in Easter Island

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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-46252
  • 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
  • - Visit Ahu Akivi
  • The seven moai lined up facing the ocean
  • A unique site on the island.
  • - Archaeological exploration
  • The historical and cultural significance of these imposing moais.
  • - Enjoy panoramic views of the natural environment surrounding Ahu Akivi.
  • - Discover the fascinating Rapa Nui history and mythology with the help of knowledgeable guides.
  • - Cultural connection in the rich tradition of the ancient inhabitants of the island.
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Half Day Ahu Akivi The Seven Moais in Easter Island tour starts and ends in Valparaiso. Half Day Ahu Akivi The Seven Moais in Easter Island is a local culture tour that takes 1 days taking you through Valparaiso, Chile and other destinations in Chile.

We invite you to this exciting mid-afternoon excursion, Ahu Akivi. Get ready and immerse yourself with us in the rich history of this unique archaeological site. Ahu Akivi is a set of ceremonial platforms guarded by seven moais that face the sea, and this is one of the few Ahu where the moais have restored eyes, which adds a unique and realistic touch to the experience. We will also visit the famous Ana Te Pahu caverns and the Puna Pau crater, where pukaos are made, while we learn about the rich history of the Rapa Nui culture
ITINERARY

We`ll split this experience at the meeting point about 15 minutes before 2:30 To start our way traveling to Ahu Akivi, one of the few ceremonial platforms where the moais seem to look at the sea.

Ahu Akivi is a set of platforms ceremonialis guarded by seven moais that face the sea, this is also one of the few Ahu where the moais they have restored eyes.

We will learn, along with our local expert guide, on how they were carved, transported and erected these impressive statues, and what significance they had for ancient Rapa Nui society. They will also tell us a little about the enigmatic collapse of the Rapa Nui civilization and how that influenced in the current culture of the island.

We will further discover the myths behind the creation of these statues and how they are intertwined with the worldview and beliefs of the island.

In addition to the Ahu, we will visit Puna Pau, a small crater of red volcanic stone in which they made the Pukao, a kind of cylinder of stone that we can find in several moais of the island as a hat.

Lastly We will continue to the caverns of Ana Te Pahu, a complex of caves and galleries located on the slopes of the volcano Maunga Terevaka, which is inactive and where we can find traces of the ancient inhabitants.

After exploring the area and having had an afternoon full of history and culture, we will be returning to our point meeting at approximately 5:30

We will definitely be back! full of new memories, we are waiting for you!

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Guide
  • Bilingual guide.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Unspecified meals or drinks.
  • Extras not specified.
  • Entrance fees to Rapa Nui Park.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Half Day Ahu Akivi The Seven Moais in Easter Island 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

Half Day Ahu Akivi The Seven Moais in Easter Island 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 Half Day Ahu Akivi The Seven Moais in Easter Island 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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