We`ll split this
experience at the meeting point about 15 minutes before 2:30 p.m.
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
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
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 p.m.
We will definitely be back!
full of new memories, we are waiting for you!