Hawaiian Explorer Moderate

Hawaiian Explorer Moderate

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Hawaiian Explorer Moderate

7 Days Starting in Honolulu and ending in Kahului (Maui)

Visiting: Honolulu, Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Keauhou, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kaanapali Beach, Maui

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Tour code:

DHSMM19

Interests:

History, Wildlife Tours

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Waikiki and Maui, Pearl Harbor and the volcanic energy of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are yours to discover on this Hawaii tour. Sip a fragrant brew at a Kona coffee plantation and visit Punalu'u Beach—home to black sand and sea turtles basking in the sun—topped off with a classic Hawaiian luau.

Highlights

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)

  • 6 Breakfast (B)

  • 2 Dinner (D)

  • 1 Lunch (L)

  • Maui: Relish an educational farm-to-fork experience and help gather fresh produce for your al fresco lunch.

  • Pearl Harbour: Visit Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial as well as the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for a moving and unforgettable experience.

  • Pearl Harbour: Enjoy a scenic drive through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in Punchbowl Crater.

  • Honolulu: View the historically significant Iolanai Palace, the only royal palace in the United States.

  • Kona: Kona coffee is one of the most expensive coffees on the planet. Currently, there are only about 3,000 acres of Kona coffee plants to supply the entire world, making it a very in-demand commodity. Visit the Kona Joe Coffee Farm and learn about this exclusive beverage and the work it takes to produce, all while tasting the coffee and taking in some of the most scenic views in Hawaii.

  • Keauhou: Enjoy learning about the giant manta rays that come to the Kona shores at the Manta Ray Learning Center with a Local Specialist.

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Itinerary

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Day 1: Island Greetings In Honolulu, Oahu
Location: Honolulu
Accommodation: The Twin Fin Waikiki - Moderate (City View) First Class (Partial Ocean View) Premier (Ocean View)
Meals Included: Welcome Reception

Ease into the warm embrace of Hawaii’s Aloha spirit, donning a flower lei will kick-start your love affair with the Pacific islands. Explore the golden beaches of Waikiki before gathering for a Hawaiian-style Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening.

Day 2: Discover The History Of Honolulu
Location: Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu
Accommodation: The Twin Fin Waikiki - Moderate (City View) First Class (Partial Ocean View) Premier (Ocean View)
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we visit Pearl Harbor National Monument and the USS Arizona Memorial as well as the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Also today in downtown Honolulu, see the Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha I Statue and State Capitol Building before spending the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Day 3: Unwind And Play In Kona
Location: Keauhou
Accommodation: Resort, Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa - Moderate (Mountain View) First Class (Partial Ocean View) Premier (Ocean View)
Meals Included: Breakfast

Wake to the sound of the sea and embrace your outdoor adventurer for an invigorating day at leisure to explore the natural wonderland of the Big Island on your own or join an optional trip to a hidden waterfall and scenic ocean overlook or a thrilling snorkelling trip.

Day 4: Experience The Sights, Flavours And Wildlife Of Hawaii Make Travel Matter
Location: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Accommodation: Resort, Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa - Moderate (Mountain View) First Class (Partial Ocean View) Premier (Ocean View)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Explore the world of the giant mobula alfredi manta rays that come to the Kona shores to feed each day. On a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, visit the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park’s Sea Salt farm to learn about the importance of salt in Hawaiian culture and discover how prized salt is produced from the deep ocean water. You’ll not only see the salt production process, but also sample different salts in a curated tasting to explore the flavour profiles of this Hawaiian Sea Salt prized by gourmet chefs for the purity and unique mineral content. Head to the unique Kona Joe coffee plantation where you’ll learn how some of the world's best coffee is grown and roasted. This evening, lose yourself in the moment as we embrace the wonderful tradition of the Hawaiian Luau and enjoy a dinner featuring local flavours and tropical cocktails.

Day 5: High Country Maui
Location: Kaanapali Beach
Accommodation: Resort, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa - Moderate (Resort View) First Class (Partial Ocean View) Premier (Ocean View)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Next stop, the beautiful island of Maui. On arrival here, enjoy a Be My Guest Experience at a local sustainable farm in the high country of Maui. Have a delicious and healthy lunch before we journey to our resort on stunning Kaanapali beach. As the sun sets over the Pacific, take a gentle stroll to nearby Whalers Village or venture into old town Lahaina to dine at one of the many restaurants.

Day 6: Enjoy Free Time In Maui
Location: Maui
Accommodation: Resort, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa - Moderate (Resort View) First Class (Partial Ocean View) Premier (Ocean View)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Indulge in a full day on your terms to do as little or as much as you want in paradise. Rise before dawn and journey up the summit of Haleakalā or live your passions, exploring art, culture and heritage in picturesque surrounds. Give yourself permission to connect with your surroundings without worrying about a thing. This evening, celebrate an encounter with Hawaii, joining your travel companions for a lively Farewell Dinner.

Day 7: Farewell Maui
Location: Maui
Meals Included: Breakfast

For now it’s time to say a fond a hui hou... until we meet again. Make your way to Kahului Airport or consider extending your stay in Maui.

What's Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • All transport and transfers shown

  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • Optional Experiences and free time

Check out our Q&As

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    The beauty of taking a guided holiday with us is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Vaccination against Covid-19 is not mandatory to travel with Trafalgar. However, we strongly recommend that guests are vaccinated before travelling. Please note that airlines and/or other authorities may have different requirements. It is the guest's responsibility to comply with these requirements at all times.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1947

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Trafalgar is a founding partner of the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 2008. So far, the charity has donated more than US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

Reviews of this Operator

Renato Arrieta  

Best tour I joined so far

14-Jan-2023

My first time with Trafalgar and I see no reason why I should not join them again.

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King Ng, Lafayette, California  

Very well planned trip with timely breaks during the coach ride..

08-Nov-2021

It was a well organized tour group and we hit lots of interesting and beautiful scenes. Like our previous trips with Trafalgar, tourists were treated with well manner and professional tour guide/director, making our trip very enjoyable and delightful!

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Trusted Customer  

Best of Egypt

14-Jan-2023

We really did see the best of Egypt and beyond. Our tour guide, Mohammad, guided us through the rich history and the urban and rural life of such a unique and delightful country. We felt very safe and pampered.

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Marshal Daguio  

Wonderful Best Of Turkey

06-Nov-2021

It was my first time with Trafalgar Tour and I had a wonderful trip from day 1 till the last day. The Tour Director, Yocel Atik is very knowledgeable and Excellent. The health director and coach driver are helpful and supportive as well. The hotels selected were comfortable especially Rixos Hotel and Movenpick Hotel. The Best of Turkey is better than I expected.

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Barbara, Canada  

Irish Experience

09-Nov-2021

I am single and travel alone. I always feel secure and well-looked after when I travel with Trafalgar

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    Trafalgar requires a minimum deposit of 200 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 90 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of trafalgar charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

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