13 Day Hawaiian Islander: Oahu, Kauai, Big Island & Maui
Independent Package Includes
- Flights San Diego-Honolulu, Kona-Kahului-San Diego
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- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- 12 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
- 3 nights Honolulu (Oahu)
- 3 nights Kauai
- 3 nights Big Island
- 3 nights Maui
About Your Destination
Escape to the serenity, mystery, and beauty of Hawaii with this amazing visit to four of Hawaii's Islands. When you think of Hawaii, you think of paradise, beaches, palm trees, flowers, volcanoes and luau's. All of these amazing experiences await you and much, much more!
Upon your arrival in Oahu, you will be greeted by the friendly people of Hawaii, who can't wait to show you their magnificent home. Spend your first day acclimating, relaxing and swimming the warm waters of Waikiki Beach, or choose to be a bit more adventurous and take a hike up to the summit at Diamond Head to get a 365 degree view of Oahu. For a look into the island's history, you may choose to visit Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial & Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery.
Next stop, Kauai. After a short flight from Oahu, you will arrive on one of Hawaii's most peaceful Islands. Here you will have the chance to visit the Waimea Canyon and the Wailua River.
Depart Kauai for another short flight to the Big Island of Hawaii. Here you will find one of the world's most active volcanoes. A trip to Hawaii is not complete without visiting the famous Mt. Kilauea and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. You may also choose a cruise to Keauhou Bay to get a glimpse of the local marine life from the 360 degree views of a glass bottom boat.
Finally, head to Maui. Take the opportunity to enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of lush tropical beauty and constantly changing vistas on the road to Hana adventure. Another option is a visit to Wailuku, which includes stops to the summit of Haleakala and the unique Iao Needle. Don't miss the opportunity to experience of a traditional luau and show.
This independent tour offers unbeatable value and flexibility in your schedule, so book today and save on the trip of a lifetime!
The following are suggested sites that can be visited.
DAY 1, Thursday - Arrive in Honolulu, Oahu
ALOHA and welcome to Hawaii. Arrive in Honolulu and transfer independently to your hotel. Oahu is known as "The Gathering Place" or "the Heart of Hawaii". It is the 3rd largest Island and home to the majority of the population. Enjoy the balance of the day to explore the city independently. Pay a visit to the well known beaches or hike up Diamond Head for world-famous views. The summit offers spectacular 360 degree views of Oahu and Waikiki Beach. Take a stroll through historic Downtown. Here you will find the only palace on U.S. soil, the Iolani palace. It was home to Hawaii's last monarchs. You will also find the Hawaii State Capitol, the Kamehameha I Statue, and the Kawaiaja'o Church, the first Christian church in Hawaii. Oahu has something for everyone, so, get out there and explore!
DAY 2, Friday - Full Day in Honolulu, Oahu
Today, enjoy your day at leisure. Choose the optional Grand Circle Island Tour with Dole Plantation or choose your own adventure. Waikiki is a great place for shopping. You may opt for a visit to the Royal Hawaiian Center or the Waikiki Beach Walk. You may prefer to catch some waves on North Beach or snorkel the waters of Hanauma Bay. If golf is your thing, you will find some of the most coveted golf courses in the world right here in Oahu
Optional: Full Day Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour with Dole Plantation
DAY 3, Saturday - Full Day in Honolulu, Oahu
Full day to explore Honolulu at your leisure or choose the optional sightseeing tour to Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial & Punchbowl. You may also choose the variety of package options at the Polynesian Cultural Center or you may opt for a helicopter tour of the Island. No matter what decision you make, be it adventure or relaxation, you cannot make a mistake. Later today, you have the option to purchase tickets for the Paradise Cove Luau. Your visit to Hawaii just won’t be complete until you have experienced your first luau. Don't forget, tonight is your last evening, in Oahu. Make the most of it
Optional: Half Day Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial & Punchbowl Tour
Optional: Paradise Cove Luau (Standard, Orchid, or Deluxe package)
DAY 4, Sunday - Flight to Kauai
This morning, transfer independently to the airport for your short flight to Kauai. Arrive and transfer to your hotel independently. Kauai, is known as "The Garden Isle" for its plush and distinctive natural beauty. Kauai is the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands and is much less populated than its sister Oahu. Enjoy the balance of the day taking in the unique mix of diversity that Kauai has to offer, or, just settle in and enjoy the balance of your day relaxing by the pool or beach
DAY 5, Monday - Full Day in Kauai
Spend a full day at leisure in Kauai. Choose the optional sightseeing tour of Waimea Canyon & Wailua River or opt to do sightseeing on your own. The possibilities are endless. Beaches, rainforests, mountaintops, and don't forget the Spouting Horn, Kauai's spectacular geyser. Every time the water swells in during high tide, this lava formation spouts out a tower of water that can reach heights of up to 60 feet
Optional: Full Day Waimea Canyon & Wailua River
DAY 6, Tuesday - Full Day in Kauai
Full day to explore Kauai at your own pace. Choose the optional Jungle adventure, for some afternoon excitement and the optional Na Pali sunset dinner cruise for later this evening. You may also choose to venture out on your own. See Kauai from the air. Over 80% of the Kauai terrain in inaccessible which makes a helicopter journey over this island even more spectacular. Kauai is one of the most relaxing Islands of Hawaii. You may prefer to just relax, take in some sun, and prepare for your journey to the Big Island
DAY 7, Wednesday - Flight to the Big Island
This morning, transfer independently to the airport for your short flight to the Big Island. Arrive and transfer to your hotel independently. The Big Island, aptly named since it is the largest of all of the islands, is still growing, thanks to the continuous flow of molten lava from Mt. Kilauea. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Big Island
DAY 8, Thursday - Full Day in the Big Island
Enjoy a full day exploring the Big Island on your own or choose to join the optional Circle Island Tour. The Big Island is home to one of the world's most active volcanoes, Mt. Kilauea; the tallest sea mountain in the world, Maunakea; the most massive mountain in the world, Maunaloa; and the largest park in the state, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It will be an impossible task to see all that the Big Island has to offer in one visit but today is the day to get started
Optional: Full Day Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour
Overnight: Big Island
DAY 9, Friday - Full Day in the Big Island
Enjoy another full day, at leisure exploring the Big Island at your own pace. You may opt to create your own adventure or you may choose to join the optional Dolphin Adventure & Glass Bottom Boat Cruise. Another optional highlight choice is the Royal Kona Luau
Overnight: Big Island
DAY 10, Saturday - Flight to Maui
This morning, transfer independently to the airport for your short flight to Maui. Arrive and transfer to your hotel independently. Maui is also known as the "Valley Isle" and offers a myriad of experiences. You may choose to horseback, hike, bike, sail, snorkel, dive or just take a drive. There are so many activities to keep you busy during your short time on Maui, you will be planning your next trip on the plane ride home. Enjoy the remainder of the day exploring Maui independently
DAY 11, Sunday - Full Day in Maui
Spend the day uncovering the unlimited opportunities that Maui has to offer. You may choose the optional road to Hana Adventure or you may choose to create your own adventure. You may choose to just spend the day, relaxing on the beach or smelling the flowers at the Botanical Gardens. You may also choose a leisurely afternoon walking tour of the historic old town of Lahaina
Optional: Full Day Hana Adventure
DAY 12, Monday - Full Day in Maui
Enjoy your last full day in Hawaii on your own. You may choose the optional Haleakala and Iao Valley Tour. Haleakala is a 10,000 foot dormant volcano and one of the most popular destinations for any visitor to Maui. You may also choose one last day at the beach or spa or spend the afternoon collecting your last minute souvenirs. Later this afternoon, you may also choose one last opportunity to experience a Hawaiian Luau
Optional: Full Day Haleakala & Iao Valley Tour
DAY 13, Tuesday - Return Home
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
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Land only price does not include flight from the Big Island to Maui, but does include flights Honolulu (Oahu) to Kauai and Kauai to the Big Island (Kona).
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