Hawaiian Islands Insider Tour
Hawaii, the Aloha state is a dream come true! Idyllic white sand beaches, dramatic volcanoes, tropical forests and ancient Hawaiian culture make this tour an experience never to be forgotten. This semi-escorted tour includes a perfect mix of guided and independent travel and sightseeing, taking in four of the Hawaiian islands and some of the USA's most spectacular scenery.
- Small group tour - maximum 20 passengers*
- Visit Oahu, Big Island, Kauai and Maui
- Traditional flower 'lei' greeting
- Volcanoes National Park
- Surfing beaches
Tropical Bali Hai, Hanalei Bay and Waimea Canyon
Upon arriving to the Island of Oahu you will be met and given a traditional flower lei greeting by the local representative before transferring to world-famous Waikiki Beach and your hotel.
This morning meet your local representative and depart for a full day tour of Oahu. We first visit Diamond Head – an extinct volcano which offers a backdrop to Waikiki Beach and offers superb views from the summit. We then visit the exclusive Kahala residential area where some of Hawaii’s most spectacular homes can be found. You will also pass by Lolani Palace, the King Kamehameha Statue, and the Governor’s mansion. After lunch travel to the scenic North Shore to see the dramatic coastline and some of the most revered surfing beaches in the state. Evening at your own leisure.
HONOLULU – BIG ISLAND (KONA COAST)
Time to explore Waikiki Beach on your own this morning before meeting your driver for the transfer to the airport. Board a short flight to Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Evening at your leisure in Kona.
This morning embark on a tour of Volcanoes National Park (Note: because this is an active volcano area last minute diversions may be necessary for safety's sake). Drive down the slopes of Pele’s home, Kilauea, passing Ka Lae, the southernmost tip of the United States. Your escorted tour also takes you to the Kailua Kona area and its famed Royal Kona Coffee Museum where you will be able to taste Kona Coffee during your stop. View the picturesque Kealakekua Bay as well as Captain Cook’s Monument.
Enjoy a full day of Hawaiian beaches and your resort hotel. You may also choose to take an optional evening tour to the summit of Mauna Kea, home to one of the most renowned astronomical sites, for some of the best star gazing to be found.
BIG ISLAND – KAUAI
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Kauai, the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beaches and the unique lush beauty of Kauai. You may choose to join an optional evening cruise along the stunning Na-Pali coastline.
Today we take a full day island tour. You will quickly understand why Kauai is nicknamed the Garden Isle. Celebrated for its brilliant emerald green tropical scenery, your tour will visit Bali Hai and Hanalei Bay, made famous by the movie South Pacific, as well as the beautiful Waimea Canyon.
KAUAI – MAUI
This morning transfer to Lihue Airport for your short flight to Maui, the second largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The afternoon is at leisure. This evening enjoy an included sunset cruise from magnificent Kaanapali Beach.
Meet your local representative and visit tranquil Iao Valley. Here you will see the Lao Needle, a sharply pointed lava pinnacle rising 1,200 feet above the valley floor. Remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. We suggest a visit to Lahaina town for lunch or dinner and shopping along the waterfront.
Today is a full day at leisure to enjoy the beach, hotel grounds or nearby shopping.
MAUI & HOME
Your tour ends after breakfast. Bid farewell to the the Hawaiian Islands and the new friends you have made and transfer to the airport for your flight home.
- 10 nights hotel accommodation
- Experienced local experts
- Oahu, Kauai and Maui island tours
- Big Island Volcanoes National Park tour
- Kona Coffee plantation tour
- Sunset cruise from Kaanapali Beach, Maui
- Airport transfers
- International flights from London (please ask if regional airports are required)
2019 Departure dates - Aug 23, Sep 06 or 20, Oct 04 or 18, Nov 01, 15 or 29
2020 Departure dates - Jan 10 or 24, Feb 07 or 21, Mar 06 or 20