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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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  • Emblematic place of life before. The natural setting is fabulous, the additions of the very interesting RapaNui and the captivating legend of the bird-man. But we must know the history of the island or having a true guide, like ours.
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  • A gigantic size and almost perfect round shape, the point of view of the crater is impressive!
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  • Volcano with beautiful view and place for walking and enjoying nature and mystique of Easter Island.
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