Experience America’s Pacific paradise, Hawaii. Visit three islands where you can walk the idyllic beaches, venture into the lush tropical forests and be amazed by the stunning waterfalls and exquisite beauty all on one trip.
1 Arrive the Aloha State
Your westbound flight over the Pacific Ocean brings you to Honolulu, Hawaii. Upon arrival you are warmly welcomed with a fragrant fresh flower lei. Check into your Ocean View room and meet your Tour Manager in the lobby who will offer dining suggestions.
2 Honolulu Touring including Waikiki Beach
Today you’ll be introduced to the city of Honolulu, a cosmopolitan locale, blended superbly with tropical ambiance. Honolulu is also home to one of the world’s best beaches, Waikiki Beach. Begin with a visit to Punchbowl National Cemetery, the impressive Iolani Palace and the King Kamehameha Statue.
This evening enjoy the festive Magic of Polynesia Dinner Show that includes incomparable illusions and some dazzling pyrotechnics. In addition, a troupe of entertainers will bring a taste of Polynesia through song and dance. Meals: B, D
3 Free Day to Explore
Today is yours to explore Honolulu at your leisure. Visit more historic sites or find a cozy spot to relax on Waikiki Beach. You may wish to arrange a visit to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona
Tickets for this popular historic site may be requested through the National Park Service sixty days before your trip by calling 877-444-6777
or visiting www.recreation.gov
. Meal: B
4 Kauai and Hawaiian Luau
Today, fly to Kauai, “The Garden Isle.” The island encompasses roughly 550 square miles and is the oldest and most northerly of the Hawaiian Islands. Enjoy a relaxing scenic cruise on the Wailua River to visit the Fern Grotto, before continuing to the hotel and your Ocean View room. This evening, enjoy a traditional luau complete with authentic food, music and dancing of the Hawaiian people. Meals: B, D
5 Waimea Canyon
At ten miles long and more than 3,500 feet deep, Waimea Canyon was described by Mark Twain as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” Beyond its incredible grandeur, the ever-changing colors that dance along its peaks make this sight truly unforgettable. The late afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy the amenities of the hotel. Meal: B
6 Maui and Iao Valley
This morning, fly to the island of Maui, “The Valley Isle,” where
natural wonders will set your spirit free. Visit the lush Iao Valley where the famed “Battle of Kepaniwai” took place in 1790, now an enchanting and tranquil State Park. Then, check into your Ocean View room for your 3-night stay. Meal: B
7 Free Day or Optional Haleakala Excursion
Today is yours to explore on your own or you may choose an optional excursion to Haleakala. Haleakala National Park encompasses more than 27,000 acres of the mountain of Haleakala, a massive volcano that is at the heart of Maui’s torso. The seven-mile-long crater is actually a valley created by erosion of wind and rain and home to the famous but endangered silver sword plant. The Observation Center located here provides a birds-eye view of the enormous crater and the surrounding area. Meal: B
8 Maui as You Please
Today is yours to do as you please. The hotel location allows easy access by shuttle to the historic town of Lahaina offering a wide variety of boutiques and cafes along the famous Front Street. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions. Meals: B, D
9 & 10 Return Flight Home
After a morning free, your Tour Manager will arrange a transfer to the airport. Fly through the night and return home early in the morning with memories of Hawaii’s superb culture and beauty. Meal: B