Top FAQs about your Visit to Easter Island

Are you planning to visit the Chilean territory- Rapa Nui or Easter Island? The Easter Island or Rapa Nui is famous for its extant monumental statues called moai. It is believed that the moai (carved human figures with oversize heads) are created by the inhabitants during the 13th to 16th centuries. The small volcanic island- Rapa Nui or Easter Island is one of the best destinations in the world to experience an unforgettable vacation.

Here are some of the most popular and frequently asked questions (FAQs) that every visitor or tourist asks before their Easter Island visit, please have a look:

Q1. When is the best time to visit Easter Island?

Ans. The Rapa Nui or Easter Island enjoys a sub-tropical climate, which makes it a year round destination. However the increase in the number of flights and a suitable warmer weather makes the summer months of December through February as the best period to visit Rapa Nui. A visit to the Rapa Nui or Easter Island in the months like October, November, March and April provide you more opportunity to explore the island in a comfortable way.

Q2. How to reach the Easter Island?

Ans. You can take the direct flight of LATAM Airlines to Easter Island from Santiago (Chile) and Tahiti (French Polynesia) to reach Easter Island. This flight will take about 5 hours in each direction. There are 8 flights per week to/from Santiago, Chile and only once per week (on Tuesdays) to/from Papeete (Tahiti) and Easter Island.

Q3. What are the Best Places to Explore in Easter Island?

  1. Rano Raraku Quarry: This is a volcanic crater where the moai were manufactured. At the Rano Raraku Quarry, you will find most of the moai statues.
  2. Anakena Beach: You must visit the Anakena Beach during your Easter Island trip to spend some relaxing on the white sand. Do not forget to see the Ahu Nau Nau on its background! The Ahu Nau Nau is the best preserved ahu (the statues with red hat) in Easter Island.
  3. Ahu Tongariki: This is considered to be Easter Island’s most popular place that has 15 moai statues in a row.
  4. Terevaka: The Maunga Terevaka is considered to be the highest point of Rapa Nui, which gives you the opportunity to see an amazing view of almost the entire island from the top.

Q4. What are the adventurous things to do in Easter Island?

Ans. You can indulge in hiking, biking and trekking in Easter Island, as has a diverse landscape.

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