Hawaiian Explorer Premium Summer 2018

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The highlights of Hawaii-trendy Waikiki, World War II history revealed at Pearl Harbor and live volcanic action at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park-are yours to discover on this island hop in Pacific paradise, but not without some free time to relax on the beaches of Kona and Kaanapali.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Orientation of Honolulu, Kailua-Kona
    • Visit Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jaggar Museum, Maui Ocean Center, Thurston Lava Tube, Kilauea Volcano, a local farm on Maui

What's this trip about?

    The highlights of Hawaii-trendy Waikiki, World War II history revealed at Pearl Harbor and live volcanic action at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park-are yours to discover on this island hop in Pacific paradise, but not without some free time to relax on the beaches of Kona and Kaanapali.

Details

Itinerary focusOff the Beaten Path
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityHonolulu
End CityKahului (Maui)

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning
  • Local Immersion & Homestays

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Hawaii
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Kona
  • Maui

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Homestays & Cultural Immersion

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Honolulu, Oahu – Waikiki (2 Nights)

Welcome to Hawaii. In the traditional Aloha spirit, you'll be greeted at the airport with a flower lei. Explore your hotel in the heart of Waikiki Beach and spend the rest of the afternoon as you like. At 6 p.m., gather for a Hawaiian-style Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. Welcome Reception

Day 2: Pearl Harbor and Honolulu Sightseeing

Begin your exploration of Oahu with a visit to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, a moving tribute to the military personnel who lost their lives in the 1941 attack that launched the U.S. into World War II. After a drive through the National Memorial Cemetery ...

Day 3: Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay, Hawaii (2 Nights)

Your morning begins with a short, scenic flight to the Big Island of Hawaii. Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of the lively seaside village of Kailua-Kona followed by time to explore the local shops in this charming town. Kona is famous for its tasty coffee and...

Day 4: Kona

Wake to the sound of the sea and explore one of the most beautiful areas in the world on your own today. Options abound: don a snorkel and mask to see some of Hawaii's colourful and varied marine life, experience a spectacular helicopter flightseeing excursion over the Big Island or just relax and enjoy the pool and other facilities at your oceanside resort. Full Breakfast

Day 5: Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Hilo – Kaanapali Beach, Maui (3 Nights)

Bid farewell to Kona as you make your way to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's home to the world's largest volcano. On the way, see the immense stretches of black sand beaches the island is known for and enjoy a stop at the southernmo...

Day 6: Maui Sightseeing

This morning, travel along the coast to the Maui Ocean Center. Here you'll be introduced to the center's conservation naturalists who are passionate in sharing the underwater world with you. The center is home to the world's largest collection of live Pacific corals, ...

Day 7: Maui

Enjoy a full free day in paradise as you chart your own course through Maui's wonderlands. Spend some time on the long white-sand beaches. Explore the old whaling village of Lahaina with its trendy art galleries and welcoming cafés or enjoy one of the other many excit...

Day 8: Depart Maui

A hui hou... until we meet again. Take your transfer to the airport or extend your stay in Maui. Full Breakfast

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Price From $3,175
Price per day$397
Last Updated: 10/8/2018

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Accommodation

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa (Moderate – RV, First Class – POV, Premier – OV),
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Meals Included
  • 7 full breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
  • 2 lunches
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) Aloha Welcome with a flower lei on arrival at Honolulu International Airport on Day 1 A Trafalgar Bonus - All inter-island flights: Honolulu-Hilo and Hilo-Kahului including all airport transfers Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted Your choice of three hotel categories: Moderate, First Class and Premier accommodation including two-bedded rooms with private facilities, all hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes Hand-picked Insider Experiences Optional Experiences and free time All porterage and local charges included Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras An expert Travel Director and separate Driver All hotel tips, charges and local taxes Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday VIP entry to many sights
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