Tour OverviewHawaiian Discovery Premium Summer 2020 Enjoy an authentic encounter with a tropical paradise, volcanoes and an underwater wonderland-home to manta rays, which you will have a rare opportunity to see. Sightseeing Highlights ORIENTATION of Honolulu, Kailua-Kona VISIT Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Volcano, Maui Ocean Center, a local farm on Maui, Waimea Canyon, Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Dining Highlights 10 breakfasts 2 lunches (including Be My Guest) 4 dinners First class travel Highlights 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, Hilo-Kahului and Kahului-Lihue including all airport transfers 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 Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted Handcrafted Highlights 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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Itinerary OverviewTrafalgar Tours: Hawaiian Discovery Premium Summer 2020
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Day 1 - Arrive Honolulu, Oahu – Waikiki (2 Nights)
Embrace a tropical state of mind on this uplifting encounter with the best Hawaii has to offer. Your first brush with traditional Hawaiian hospitality begins this evening when you join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a local-style Welcome Reception.
Accommodations: Outrigger Waikiki Beach – Moderate (City View), First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)
Meals: Welcome Reception
Day 2 - Pearl Harbor and Honolulu Sightseeing
Today we will visit the USS Arizona Memorial as well as the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Also today in downtown Honolulu we will see Iolani Palace, the King Kamehameha I Statue and State Capitol Building. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the beach playground of Waikiki.
Day 3 - Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay, Hawaii (2 Nights)
The next stop on our island hop through Hawaii is the Big Island. Following a scenic flight, enjoy an orientation tour of the lively seaside village of Kailua-Kona, once the holiday playground of Hawaiian royalty. Breathe in the rich aromas of coffee during a visit to a local coffee plantation with a Local Specialist. Then, meet another Local Specialist at your oceanside resort, whose Manta Ray Learning Center we will have an opportunity to explore before indulging in rich island flavours at Rays on the Bay.
Accommodations: Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa – Moderate (Mountain View), First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Kona Free Time
Take a moment and savour the calming sounds of the sea as you decide how best to indulge in a free day to explore Kona's beautiful landscapes. Relax in sun-kissed surrounds or ask your Travel Director for suggestions on how to tackle the great outdoors.
Day 5 - Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Hilo – Kaanapali Beach, Maui (3 Nights)
Journeying past vast expanses of black sand beaches, we enjoy a quick stop at the southernmost bakery in the United States. We arrive in the UNESCO-listed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and gain a deeper understanding of how the molten earth has shaped these volcanic islands. Walk through a real lava tube, then enjoy lunch at The Rim restaurant overlooking the billowing Halema'uma'u Crater. Later, travel to Hilo where you board your flight to Maui.
Accommodations: Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa – Moderate (Resort View), First Class (Partial Ocean View), Premier (Ocean View)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 - Maui Sightseeing
Prepare for a full day of sightseeing on the Valley Isle, travelling along the tropical coast to Maui Ocean Center. Meet the centre's conservation naturalists who will reveal secrets of the underwater wonderland that preserves and protects such species as Pacific corals, Hawaiian green sea turtles and sharks. We leave the coast behind and journey deep into the countryside to visit a local farm and 'Make a Difference' as you learn about the sustainable agriculture on the islands. 'Connect with a Local' and toast to a traditional 'Be My Guest' lunch serving up Hawaiian specialties made with the freshest local ingredients. Spend the evening at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest
Day 7 - Maui Free Time
Warm your heart and soul in paradise, spending the day at leisure exploring Maui on your terms. This evening, sip a Mai Tai and sway to the tunes of authentic Hawaii during a traditional Luau.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 - Maui – Lihue, Kauai (3 Nights)
A leisurely start to your day will see you eventually board a short flight to the natural wonderland of Kauai. Set your watch to island time and get settled in at your beachfront hotel.
Accommodations: Aqua Kauai Beach Resort Moderate – Moderate (Mountain Garden View), First Class (Lanai/Ocean View), Premier (Pool/Ocean View)
Day 9 - Kauai Sightseeing
Sit back and let Trafalgar do the rest as you embark on a visit to Grove Farm Sugar Plantation, including a private tour of the home on this historic sugar cane plantation. We continue to Waimea Canyon to view the red, brown and green depths of 'The Grand Canyon of the Pacific.'
Day 10 - Kauai Free Time
Enjoy a free day discovering Kauai and its many natural wonders. Consider a helicopter flight over the Na Pali Coast and Manawaiopuna Falls or immerse yourself in the laidback lifestyle of the locals. Our island hop through Hawaii almost at its end, we join our Travel Director and travel companions for a Farewell Dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 11 - Depart Kauai
For now it's a fond a hui hou... until we meet again. Take a transfer to the airport or consider extending your stay on Kauai.
Tour Dates & Pricing
- Sunday March 15th, 2020 - Wednesday March 25th, 2020
- Sunday March 29th, 2020 - Wednesday April 8th, 2020
- Sunday April 5th, 2020 - Wednesday April 15th, 2020
- Sunday May 3rd, 2020 - Wednesday May 13th, 2020
- Thursday May 7th, 2020 - Sunday May 17th, 2020
- Sunday May 10th, 2020 - Wednesday May 20th, 2020
- Thursday June 4th, 2020 - Sunday June 14th, 2020
- Sunday June 7th, 2020 - Wednesday June 17th, 2020
- Sunday July 5th, 2020 - Wednesday July 15th, 2020
- Sunday July 12th, 2020 - Wednesday July 22nd, 2020
- Sunday July 19th, 2020 - Wednesday July 29th, 2020
- Sunday July 26th, 2020 - Wednesday August 5th, 2020
- Sunday August 2nd, 2020 - Wednesday August 12th, 2020
- Sunday August 9th, 2020 - Wednesday August 19th, 2020
- Sunday August 16th, 2020 - Wednesday August 26th, 2020
- Sunday August 23rd, 2020 - Wednesday September 2nd, 2020
- Sunday August 30th, 2020 - Wednesday September 9th, 2020
- Thursday September 17th, 2020 - Sunday September 27th, 2020
- Sunday October 4th, 2020 - Wednesday October 14th, 2020
- Sunday October 11th, 2020 - Wednesday October 21st, 2020
- Sunday October 18th, 2020 - Wednesday October 28th, 2020
- Sunday November 1st, 2020 - Wednesday November 11th, 2020
- Sunday November 29th, 2020 - Wednesday December 9th, 2020
- Sunday December 6th, 2020 - Wednesday December 16th, 2020