Best of Hawaii

Best of Hawaii First Class
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Forge an unforgettable connection with nature-from summiting the world's largest mountain to a leisurely lunch on the rim of Kilauea-tropical time the only thing on your mind.

Highlights
Sightseeing Highlights

  • Orientation of Honolulu, Kailua-Kona
  • See North Shore
  • Visit Pearl Harbor, Hanauma Bay, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Volcano, Jaggar Museum, Maui Ocean Center, Thurston Lava Tube, a local farm on Maui
Destinations
  • USA
  • Hawaii
  • North America
Tour Types
  • Country Explorer
Day 1 Arrive Honolulu, Oahu – Waikiki (4 Nights)
Bask in the generous Aloha Spirit as you embark on an enriching encounter with the best that Hawaii has to offer. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception to kick-start your Hawaii holiday.
Meals: Welcome Reception
Locations: Honolulu

Day 2 Oahu Sightseeing
Experience the good life as you traverse Oahu today, passing colourful villages, rainforests and pineapple plantations along the way. Admire the panoramic views from Hanauma Bay, once the site of a bloody battle that saw the island unite under King Kamehameha I. Then return via the North Shore, the home of the perfect wave, to Waikiki.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Locations:

Day 3 Honolulu
You're free to explore Honolulu on your terms today. Learn how to surf, relax on the beach or consider one of the many optional activities suggested by your Travel Director. Tonight embrace laid back island living and join your travel companions for a dinner featuring a Mai Tai, ocean breezes and local fare.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Locations: Honolulu

Day 4 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.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Locations: Honolulu, Pearl Harbour, Kamehameha Statues

Day 5 Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay, Hawaii (2 Nights)
The Big Island of Hawaii beckons this morning. A scenic flight and transfer brings us to the lively seaside village of Kailua-Kona where we enjoy an orientation tour before setting off to explore Kona's famous coffee culture. Visit a coffee plantation with a Local Specialist, then check in to your oceanside resort where another Local Specialist will join you for an exploration of the hotel's Manta Ray Learning Center. This evening, enjoy sumptuous island flavours at Rays on the Bay against the enchanting backdrop of the Pacific at sunset.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner
Locations: Kailua Kona

Day 6 Kona
Wake to the soothing sounds of the sea and spend the day exploring The Big Island on your terms - ride the tubes, relax on the beach or go in search of Hawaii's tastiest 'Ono Grinds.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Locations: Kona

Day 7 Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Hilo – Kaanapali Beach, Maui (3 Nights)
Journey to the UNESCO-listed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see the world's largest volcano and walk through a real lava tube. Stop en route at the United States' southernmost bakery and gaze at the vast expanses of Big Island's black sand beaches. Our brush with the smouldering depths of Big Island not quite complete, we enjoy lunch at The Rim restaurant offering unparalleled views of the Kilauea caldera. We'll board a flight to Maui where we spend the next three nights in our beachfront resort located at magnificent Kaanapali Beach.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Lunch
Locations: Hawaii, Kaanapali, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kaanapali Beach

Day 8 Maui Sightseeing
Delve into the depths of an underwater wonderland revealed by the passionate conservation naturalists at Maui Ocean Center, home to the world's largest collection of live Pacific corals, Hawaiian green sea turtles, sharks and thousands of tropical fish. Fresh local produce and hearty Polynesian hospitality are served in abundance when we Connect with the Locals for a traditional lunch providing insights into the island's sustainable agricultural industry and Make a Difference.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Lunch
Locations: Maui, Maui Ocean Center

Day 9 Maui
Immerse yourself in the sensual surroundings of Maui's tropical landscapes. This evening, don your lei and sashay your way into a lively Hawaiian Luau and Farewell Dinner, featuring a traditional feast and tropical cocktails.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Locations: Maui

Day 10 Depart Maui
Bid a fond a hui hou... until we meet again to Hawaii and take a transfer to the airport or extend your stay in Maui.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Locations: Maui

Dining Highlights

  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 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 and Hilo-Kahului 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
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • 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

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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Trafalgar connects you with people, places and experiences to reveal the diversity of the places they go.

They give you the real thing, without you having to worry about a thing. From the icons to the unexpected, get those “pinch memoments through a series of Trafalgar highlights other travellers may never know about, or have access to.

Connect with locals proud to bring you into their homes, share their cultures and tell their tales so you can experience their way of life first hand. Live the legacies of hotels that are more than just a bed for the night, but a piece of the local heritage. Discover their secret spots and Hidden Gems.

Your essentials are covered, from accommodation, many meals and sightseeing—even VIP entry at the icons. Their Travel Directors, Local Specialists and Drivers take care of every detail at every step, making your experience as unique as you are. So leave the logistics to them and you’ll make the most of every minute.

As a proud member of the Travel Corporation (TTC), Trafalgar is driven by service and passionately run and owned by a family involved in travel and hospitality for 100 years.

As an active founder and supporter of the TreadRight Foundation, you can travel confidently knowing they support the protection and conservation of the places they visit. They aim to tread far, but tread lightly. It’s this same consideration they have for our planet that they have for your travel needs.

With 4.6% rating from their guests since partnering with independent ratings provider, Feefo, they understand your desire to travel with more freedom than ever.

Every hour, every continent, they bring you the good life.

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