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Rano Kau, Easter Island

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Ascend Rano Kau, an extinct volcano that not only helped create Easter Island but now sustains it. The lake serves as one of the three natural freshwater sources here. Climb to the rim of the caldera and take in a clear, panoramic view of the entire lake, as well as the ecosystem that has developed inside it. Located with a World Heritate-listed park and just off the Orongo path, the volcano is easy to combine with a trip to other sites. Arrange to visit Rano Kau and other attractions in Hanga Roa using our Hanga Roa vacation builder.
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  • Access to this crater can be done either by the road after a 10km walk in the Park. We chose the second option with an excellent guide (Esteban who works at the hotel Explora) and we were totally satisfied with this tour. When you arrive at the level of the crater, the panorama that awaits you is exceptional. What to say in the face of such a nature... Nothing... it should be just to enjoy this unique moment.
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  • Great trip to effected by bike, so did I from Hanga Roa, is one of the tourist attractions more near the center of the island where Besides enjoying beautiful views to the Pacific as it rises, we have this volcano and the ceremonial village of Orongo for touring.
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  • Very good visit to the volcano with a crater of a km, inside a Lake covered at the surface by cattails. Us told the guide that in the water of the volcano washed the clothes (not makes both time because it was the mother)
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