Hiking into History
explora provided a full experience of Rapa Nui. As we were taken from one site to another by our knowledgeable guides, we learned about the history and meaning of the famous moai. Several of our guides were local Rapa Nui, who gave an authentic view of the land. Seeing the island by hiking was a great way to see lesser known sights that we could only access on foot. The lodge is tastefully designed to blend into the landscape with a cozy lounge to relax and plan our next day's activities. Although I would have liked to see more local food on the menu, we enjoyed the meals and especially the local appetizers served at a traditional dance demonstration and a local style barbeque dinner.