Orongo Ceremonial Center On Easter Island

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This experience is also known as the "Legend of the Birdman" excursion, because every year in this ceremonial center was where a competition with this name was held, which he elected the new spiritual and political head of the island for a year.
 
It will take us on ahistorical journey through the mysterious Rapa Nui culture, its traditions, beliefs and customs. We will go to places specially designed to feel the spirituality of the ancient inhabitants of the island.

Our adventure begins with a visit to the cave of Ana Kai Tangata, to appreciate its cave paintings, then we will go to the Vinapu sector, an archaeological site of great interest on the island and to the Rano Kau Volcano b>. 

We will finish this morning with a visit to the ceremonial village of Orongo, whose history will leave us completely amazed.

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STARTS
ISLA DE PASCUA (CL)
Schedule: 09.00 Hrs. Subject to Reconfirmation.
Private: pick up from selected hotels.
Regular: Meeting point in the center.
ENDS
Private: Drop off to selected hotels.
Regular: Drop off at the meeting point in the center.
DURATION
3 Hours
FREQUENCY
Everyday
INCLUDED
- Bilingual guide.
- Transport.
NOT INCLUDED
- Meals or drinks not specified.
- Extras not specified.
- Tickets to Rapa Nui Park.
PHYSICAL REQS.
- It includes walks that are smooth, but being in hills there are several unevenness.
- Physical condition according to the activity.
DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?
- Comfortable clothes and shoes.
- Cap or Jockey.
- Sunglasses.
- Sunscreen.
- Water.
- Money for extra expenses or souvenirs.
DESTINATIONS
Isla De Pascua (CL)
OTHER
- Minimum number of participants: 2 people.
- The time and meeting point will be confirmed 24 hours before the tour.

Details of Day Tours

Today we will start our adventure meeting at 09.00 am. Leaving from the meeting point in the center of Hanga Roa.

Rapa Nui, and one of the most accessible. Here we can see stylized drawings of birds, which represent the Manutara (terns), whose precious egg was the center of the annual competition from "Bird Man".

We will then visit the ceremonial center of Ahu Vinapu, where we can find large basalt slabs that fit in a similar way to the Inca constructions of Cuzco. We will not find this way of working with stone in any other corner of Polynesia.

After hearing a couple of local stories, we`ll head out to see the  Rano Kau volcano, which forms one of the three large cones that form part of the island`s surface, where there is a lagoon with small reed islands b>, abundant vegetation and microfauna.

Finally, we will visit the Ceremonial Village of Orongo, where the Bird Man Ceremony was held. This ceremony designated, together with the King, who would be the spiritual and political leader during the period of one year. This sacred character, who is represented as a shrunken man`s body and a large bird`s beak, is found engraved on a large number of stones.

After exploring Orongo, we will return to the town of Hanga Roa, you will have time for lunch and the afternoon free. 

It will be a beautiful experience, full of culture, stories and memories.

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12/09/2016
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If you are looking for what to do in Isla De Pascua, you should consider booking the tour Orongo Ceremonial Centre. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Valid rates for 2024 per person

regular service

- Includes: Bilingual guide/Transportation.

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $82

Price for 1 adult: USD $82

regular service

- Includes: Bilingual guide/Transportation.

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $246

Price for 1 adult: USD $434

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