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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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  • It is the place most high Island, hence you have amazing views. It is one of the few places in the world where you can see a 360-degree ocean. A must-see! Tips:-up to the Summit can be made in horse riding (45 to 1 hour approx.) or trekking (1 1/2 hour approx.) from the base, depends on the physical condition of the person. The slope is not as steep (it is not difficult to get up). -One of the accesses to the Terevaka is the Ahu Akivi, this marked (you have to follow a path). The admission is free. -Bring water and windproof.
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  • From the top you have a spectacular view of the island. Road isn't signposted in forks, follow the tracks of horses
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  • I hired the parade with Mahinatour, it was the first time that I cabalgué and enjoyed it very much. Although it is the more the island high and there is a view 360 place is not the prettiest.
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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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