Sunrise at Tongariki on 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-46244
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Valparaiso, Chile
  • Ends Valparaiso, Chile
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • - Watch the incredible sunrise as the sun rises behind the Tongariki moai.
  • - Capture amazing images of the moai illuminated by the golden light of dawn.
  • - Spiritual connection in the calm and contemplative atmosphere.
  • - Connect with the spiritual essence of Easter Island at this special time of the day.
  • - Unique experience of witnessing one of the most beautiful sunrises in the world in one of the most important archaeological sites on the island.
The Sunrise at Tongariki on Easter Island tour starts and ends in Valparaiso. The Sunrise at Tongariki on Easter Island is a sightseeing tour that takes 1 days taking you through Valparaiso, Chile and other destinations in Chile.

Embark on a unique sunrise experience in Tongariki on Easter Island. Gaze at the majestic illuminated horizon as the sun rises behind the towering moai, creating an unforgettable spectacle. Immerse yourself in the magic of this mystical moment and capture stunning images as you connect with the spiritual essence of the island. A truly unforgettable experience for nature and adventure lovers

Today we will start this beautiful experience leaving early in the morning from your hotel at 06:00 am approximately, or before the sun rises on the horizon, to head to the sector of Hanga Nui.

As we As we approach the Ahu Tongariki, we will see the imposing silhouettes of the 15 moais of 22 meters long, crowning this platform ceremonial, gradually emerging from the gloom. the view is truly amazing, since the stone colossi look like guardians watchmen of the island`s ancestral past.

As we walk by the path that leads to Tongariki on the darkness, you can feel the excitement and anticipation building. The sound of the waves crashing on the nearby coast and the soft breeze will accompany you on your way.

The Ahu Tongariki is the largest and most majestic archaeological site in the Island, as the sun begins to rise on the horizon, the skies dyed in warm and golden tones. The moais, with their faces carved in stone, They start to light up slowly.

During this unique experience, our guide will share with us the history and the cultural significance behind the moais and civilization Rapa Nui. We will learn about the construction of these huge statues, the way they were transported and erected, as well as the beliefs and lifestyle of the ancient inhabitants of the island. We will also have the opportunity to take amazing pictures, capture the magic and changing colors in the sky with the silhouette of these giants.

This excursion is particularly special between December 21, “summer solstice”, and March 21, “autumn equinox”, when the sun rises from the back of the Ahu, between its gigantic stone sculptures, giving away unforgettable images. After on those dates, the sun rises behind the volcano Poike, where also wonderful images.

Along with enjoy this beautiful and unique view, we can have breakfast in the place to then begin our return to the hotel.

No doubt! some, an experience that you will keep in your memories forever!

  • Light breakfast.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Unspecified meals or drinks.
  • Extras not specified.
  • Entrance fees to Rapa Nui Park.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sunrise at Tongariki on 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.


For any tour departures within 17 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 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

Sunrise at Tongariki on 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.


For this Sunrise at Tongariki on 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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