October 15 – 26, 2020

Hawaii Four Islands - Featuring Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the “Big Island”

Day 1   Arrive the Aloha State Your westbound flight over the Pacific Ocean brings you to Honolulu, Hawaii.  Upon arrival you are warmly welcomed with a fragrant fresh flower lei.  Your Tour Manager will be available at the hotel to offer dining suggestions.

 

Day 2   Honolulu Touring including Waikiki Beach Today you’ll be introduced to the city of Honolulu, a cosmopolitan locale, blended superbly with tropical ambiance.  Honolulu is also home to one of the world’s best beaches, Waikiki Beach.  Begin with a visit to Punchbowl National Cemetery, the impressive Iolani Palace and the King Kamehameha Statue.  This evening enjoy the festive Magic of Polynesia Dinner Show that includes incomparable illusions and some dazzling pyrotechnic.  In addition, a troupe of entertainers will bring a taste of Polynesia through song and dance.  Meals: B, D

 

Day 3   Free Day to Explore Today is yours to explore Honolulu at your leisure.  Visit more historic sites or find a cozy spot to relax on Waikiki Beach.  You may wish to arrange a visit to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial.  Tickets for this popular historic site may be requested through the National Park Service sixty days before your trip by calling 877-444-6777 or visiting www.recreation.gov.  Meal: B

 

Day 4   Kauai and Hawaiian Luau Today, fly to Kauai, “The Garden Isle.”  The island encompasses roughly 550 square miles and is the oldest and most northerly of the Hawaiian Islands.  Enjoy a relaxing scenic cruise on the Wailua River to visit the Fern Grotto, before continuing to the hotel.  This evening, enjoy a traditional luau complete with authentic food, music, and dancing of the Hawaiian people.  Meals: B, D

 

Day 5   Waimea Canyon At ten miles long and more than 3,500 feet deep, Waimea Canyon was described by Mark Twain as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.”  Beyond its incredible grandeur, the ever-changing colors that dance along its peaks make this sight truly unforgettable.  The late afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.  Meal: B

 

Day 6   Hawaii A morning flight takes you to “The big Island” of Hawaii.  Kona’s diverse characteristics include a beautiful stretch of bays and resorts along with the fishing village of Kailua-Kona.  Tropical rainforests and local plantations of macadamia nuts, papayas and bananas offer tasteful treats.  While in Kona, look for bargains on jewelry and beachwear.  Meals: B, D

 

Day 7  Volcanoes National Park Today, drive to Volcanoes National Park, the Big Island’s most popular attraction.  Encounter the earth’s most primal forces, see the active volcano spewing plumes of steam into the atmosphere and look for molten rock from ongoing lava flows (subject to National Park Service Safety Advisories).  Meal: B

 

Day 8   Maui and Iao Valley This morning, fly to the island of Maui, “The Valley Isle,” where natural wonders will set your spirit free. En route to the hotel you’ll visit Iush Iao Valley where the famed “Battle of Kepaniwai” took place in 1790, now an enchanting and tranquil State Park.  Meal: B

 

Day 9   Free Day or Optional Haleakala Excursion Today is yours to explore on your own or you may choose an optional excursion to Haleakala National Park encompasses more than 27,000 acres of the mountain of Haleakala, a massive volcano that is at the heart of Maui’s torso.  The seven-mile-long crater is actually a valley created by erosion of wind and rain and home to the famous but endangered silver sword plant.  The Observation Center located here provides a birds-eye view of the enormous crater and the surrounding area.  Meal: B

 

Day 10  Maui as You Please Today is yours to do as you please.  The hotel location allows easy access by shuttle to the historic town of Lahaina offering a wide variety of boutiques and cafes along the famous Front Street.  This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions.  Meals: B, D

 

Day 11 and 12  Return Flight Home After a morning free, your Tour Manager will arrange a transfer to the airport.  Fly through then night and return home early in the morning with memories of Hawaii’s superb culture and beauty.  Meal: B

 

Price per Person Twin Room $5,924          Single Room add $1,899

 

Travelers Protection Plan (TPP) $249 per person (optional)

 

Tour Highlights:

* 14 Meals (10 breakfasts and 4 dinners, 2 with entertainment)

* Round trip airport transfers

* Fresh flower lei greeting upon arrival

* Spend 3 nights on the island of Oahu, known as “The Gathering Place,” and home to famous Waikiki Beach

* Honolulu city tour including Punchbowl National Cemetery, Iolani Palace and the King Kamehameha statue

* Enjoy a festive evening at the Magic of Polynesia Dinner Show

* Free day to explore Honolulu at your leisure

* Spend 2 nights on the “Garden Isle” of Kauai with its white sand beaches and tropical mountains

* See Waimea Canyon, considered the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

* Spend 2 nights on the “Big Island” of Hawaii with its black sand beaches and active Kilauea Volcano

* Drive the striking Kona coast and visit Volcanoes National Park, the Big Island’s most popular attraction

* Spend 3 nights on the “Valley Island” of Maui and visit the Iush Iao Valley

* Enjoy a relaxing scenic cruise  on the Wailua River and visit Fern Grotto, a lava rock grotto covered with tropical ferns

* Experience a traditional Hawaiian luau complete with culturally authentic food, music and dancing

* $60 in Mayflower Money