13 DAY TRIP
Day 1 – 4 Oahu
You will be met on arrival at Honolulu airport and greeted with the traditional ‘lei’ garland of flowers before transferring to your Waikiki Beach hotel (Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki) for your first leg of your ‘Island Hop’. Visit Pearl Harbour and the USS Arizona Memorial, climb Diamond Head, Hawaii’s most famous volcano, or make the 45 minute drive to the Polynesian Cultural Centre, where several Polynesian villages each represent their own culture with presentations of dance, music and food. Then of course, there’s always the beach!
Day 4 – 7 Kauai
Transfer to Honolulu airport for the short flight to Kauai, where you will arrive in plenty of time to settle in for your stay (Kauai Shores Hotel) on the ‘Emerald Isle’. Kauai will engulf you in beautiful, lush vegetation. interspersed with breathtaking scenery such as the Napali Coast, Waimea Canyon, Hanalei Bay and Lumahai Beach. You should also visit one of the Sunshine Markets dotted around the island, where fresh bananas, mangos, papayas, lemons, limes and lychees have literally just fallen off the trees.
Day 7-10 Hawaii
Another short flight but this time to Hawaii, where you will be staying in Kona on the west side of the island (Hilo Hawaiian Hotel). We recommend self-drive hire car on ‘The Big Island’ as there are several spots well worth visiting. Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park stands out amongst all of the islands’natural wonders, with the worlds largest mountain and volcano, Mauna Loa. dominating the skyline. Akaka Falls is the islands’ best waterfall and at Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, you may catch sight of the endangered Hawksbill and green turtles basking in the sun.
Day 10 – 13 Maui
Having made the short flight from Kauai, a 45 minute transfer will take you to the west coast of Kaanapali, whose beaches are among the best in Hawaii and whose golf and tennis is some of the best in the world. (Lahaina Inn). There is much more to ‘The Garden Isle’ with the old Whaling town of Lahaina exhibiting its famous Banyan Tree, the Waihe’e Ridge Trailhead revealing diverse landscapes throughout its 5 miles and Haleakala Crater presenting the sunrise to beat them all.
Prices vary throughout the year but start at £1899pp based on 2 people sharing & include flights from London, luggage & transfers throughout