The Legend of the Tangata Manu – Half day AM



Transportation Bus with air conditioning
Duration: 3.5 hrs.
Departure time Departure 9:00 AM local time.
Features: Local guide, beautiful view of the whole island.



Conditions and Restrictions:

  • Book activity with a minimum of 3 working days prior to the tour, subject to availability.
  • Time in advance to modify Reservation date: 48 hrs. In case of not modifying within the deadlines or no presentation, the activity will be borrowed.
  • Be in physical conditions compatible with the development of the activity.
  • Schedule to be presented at Mahina office for tour: 9:00 AM, local time


  • Bring hat with visor, long trekking socks. First Layer: Lower and Upper trekking shoes. Second layer: Polar thin, swimsuit. Third layer: Gore-tex jacket Sandals, shirt, busff or protective collar, long sleeve t-shirt, sunglasses, trekking pants, sun block, trekking dhorts, small backpack (25 lts).
  • Buy the ticket to the Rapa Nui National Park prior to the beginning of the excursion. Porting the ticket is mandatory for entry to any archaeological site. It is personal and non-transferable. Points of sale: Mataveri Airport and Box Office of Ma'u Henua, in the center of Hanga Roa.


Guided tour of some of the most important ceremonial centers of Easter Island. The tour includes rock paintings and archaeological sites of great cultural value, an ascent to the Rano Kau volcano and an interpretive trail through the ancestral town of Orongo. This route allows you to delve into the Rapa Nui mythology, learn about important elements of the island's geography and understand the enigmatic history of the ancient inhabitants of this isolated point of the planet. This visit incorporates the places where the competition of the Tangata Manu (the Bird Man) is developed annually, based on a fundamental legend of the Rapa Nui culture. The myth points out that the man who captures the first egg of the Manutara (characteristic bird of the fall) will be invested with supernatural powers and will exercise the political-military leadership of the island for a year. & Nbsp; [embed] com /watch? v = 0O5bCT0IJ1o & feature = [/embed] & nbsp;