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Maunga Terevaka, Easter Island

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Climb to the summit of Maunga Terevaka, the tallest of three main volcanoes that Easter Island is comprised of. The long but gentle hike takes you to the 504 m (1,644 ft) tall peak of the extinct volcano. Bring suitable footwear to embark on the three- to four-hour hike along isolated, grassy slopes. From the volcano’s highest point, you can enjoy a stunning 360-degree view of the whole Rapa Nui island on a clear day. Do the trek by foot or on horseback; bring refreshments for a picnic on the windy summit. Maunga Terevaka is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Hanga Roa Edition.
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  • The volcano that marks the highest point of the island. I walked up here from Hanga Roa. It took me around 3 hours although I didn't take the most direct route and got a lift for a little part of the ...  more »
  • This is the highest point on the island, the peak of the largest volcano and a long hike on foot. That's why we got there on horseback. Very nice ride and the views were indescribable. We could see th...  more »
  • It takes some doing to get here: there are no roads up so the options are horseback or hiking. I rode up on a local horse with a guide and it was a wonderful experience. The views are absolutely stunn...  more »
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  • A place unique, incredible feeling of peace and serenity, not to mention the view from the highest point of the island. Highly recommended.
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  • After trekking rather short a little strenuous due to the high temperature and lack of shadow will reach the Summit High Island, is simply great, it is worth going.
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  • From ahu akivi rises at 1:15 hrs approx. The top is wonderful to photograph and have a view of 360° of the island. Recommendations: water. Clothing and comfortable shoes. Block. Wonderful.
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