How to Visit Easter Island Without Spending a Lot of Money

“Is it possible to visit Easter Island without spending a lot of money?”

This is a question we've been asked quite frequently since our trip to the island. To answer this question in a single statement, the best we can say this: It depends on what you define as “a lot“.

If you are looking at spending under $50/day, Easter Island (also known as Isla de Pascua or Rapa Nui) will not be the place to visit unless you happen to fall within a very unique circumstance that we'll talk about later on. 

For those who have a slightly higher budget, there are still many ways on how to get to Easter Island without breaking the bank too much.

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Trekking Mount Roraima in Venezuela – A Beautiful Adventure

If you’ve ever seen the movie “Up” then you’ll be happy to know that the mountain from that movie is inspired by Mount Roraima in Venezuela!

Located in Canaima National Park, Mount Roraima is the highest Tepui (table mountain) in the entire area.

I joined a tour group from Santa Elena where we would be doing a 6-day trek up Mount Roraima. Mount Roraima has a triple border at the top with Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana.

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How to Travel by Land in Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana

Traveling through Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana is for the brave because it certainly is not easy nor is it comfortable. During my one year trip around the world, I would rank it as one of the most difficult journey I have ever done.

However, if you’re up for adventure and want to travel to a place that rarely gets any tourist, then use this guide to help you complete this journey.

You can start this by land or by flying to Guyana or French Guiana first. For the sake of this article, I will start with Brazil because that is the route I took.

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