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Easter Island covers roughly 64 square miles in the South Pacific Ocean, and is located some 2,300 miles from Chile's west coast and 2,500 miles east of Tahiti. For most, the mention of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, the small, isolated island more than 2,000 miles off the coast of South America, conjures images of giant statues known as “moai”.

There has been much controversy and confusion concerning the origins of the Easter Islanders. Thor Heyerdahl proposed that the people who built the statues were of Peruvian descent, due to a similarity between Rapa Nui and Incan stonework. …Read more.

   
 
   
     
 

Video the Month

Scientists Make Easter Island Statue Walk


Watch how a National Geographic Archaeological Expedition makes a Moai walk. Mystery solved?.
   
     
   
     

Featured Destination Of The Month

Romantic getaways in Peru: Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

For those who crave an Amazon adventure with comforts or romance and elegance in the jungle, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica combines exhilarating experiences with great service and accommodation. The adventurous can spend a night in the fancy Canopy Tree House, 27 metres above the forest floor!! Built on to the side of the canopy walkway and linked by a suspension bridge, this exclusive hideaway is a wonderful vantage point from where to take in the sights and sounds of the Amazon. The tree house has even an on-site butler; guests can be served snacks, cool drinks, or even a bottle of chilled champagne as the sun goes down over the rainforest. In the mood for this jungle escape? Contact us peru@perutourism.com.

   

   
   
     

Inside Perutourism

Meet your Travel Specialists: Marigé Vasquez

This time we want to introduce you to Marigé, she is the newest member of the expert staff of our Travel Specialists. Marigé has been working in tourism for more than ten years now. She is very enthusiastic and and passionate with her work, we are very excited to have her expertise and dedication as part of PeruTourism team. If you want to know a bit more about her, please CLICK HERE and check her blog. .