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Luxurious Hawaiian Escape

8 Nights Escorted Tour from £4,709 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Truly a trip of a lifetime to Hawaii, experiencing Hawaiian culture, seeing the most beautiful scenery, touring historical sites and staying in lovely luxurious hotels. This tour is a perfect mix of stimulating sights and relaxing in lovely surroundings. You’ll start on iconic Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu, before flying to Hawaii Island to see the spectacular volcanoes, then onto beautiful Maui. If you would like, you can extend your holiday for another three days on the stunning garden island of Kauai.

Highlights

  • In each hotel you will have an oceanview room, so able to enjoy the stunning Pacific ocean
  • Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest volcano
  • Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of Iolani Palace with a local historian, former home of Hawaiian Royalty
  • Taking advantage of advanced reserved tickets, you’ll have priority access to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbour
  • On Hawaii Island, take a tour and a tasting at a coffee farm
  • Have fun at an authentic Hawaiian Luau – with traditional food, music, dancing and stories
  • On Maui, experience waterfront dining at Huggo’s On the Rocks
  • Enjoy a Celebration Dinner at Humuhumunukunukuapua’a Restaurant where Maui’s Chef of the Year creates his famous food
  • If travelling onto Kauai, explore the Grand Canyon of the Pacific – Waimea Canyon

Details

Day 1 Arrive in Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaii

Arrive in Honolulu and transfer to your elegant oceanfront hotel on Waikiki Beach. The Grand Dame of Hawaiian hotels, the Royal Hawaiian celebrates 90 years of luxurious hospitality. This evening join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception with light dinner at the Azure Restaurant, known for its daily fresh seafood. (Includes Welcome Dinner)

Hotel: Oceanview Room in the Mailani Tower at The Royal Hawaiian a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki for 3 nights

Day 2 Oahu Island Sightseeing

Take an exclusive tour of the only official royal residence in the United States - the Iolani Palace. Then you will explore downtown Honolulu seeing the State Capitol, Washington Place and King Kamehameha Statue. Enjoy a scenic drive along the East Ohau shoreline, with views of the crystal clear waters of Hanauma Bay, the Halona Blowhole and Diamond Head. Return to the hotel in the afternoon for some relaxation. This evening you will enjoy a Luau – a traditional Hawaiian feast with live music and dancing. (Includes Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 3 Pearl Harbour visit and leisure time

Visit Pearl Harbour, a moving museum and memorial to those killed in the 1941 attack, including the underwater wreck of the USS Arizona. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy Waikiki Beach – sunbathe, surf or shop to your hearts content. This evening dine at the award winning Chef Roy Yamaguchi’s acclaimed Hawaiian fusion restaurant, Roy’s Waikiki, best known for his eclectic blend of California-French-Japanese traditions. (Includes Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 4 Fly to Hawaii Island (the Big Island)

Fly to the Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island, and the charming resort of Kona where you will have time to explore. Then you will discover the history of coffee at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm and learn the history of the 1900’s coffee pioneers. Travel towards Kauna’oa Bay along moonscapes of the lava fields. Your hotel for the next two nights is the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, the first hotel to be built on the island and now extensively refurbished blending traditional Hawaiian décor with a modern twist. Your evening is at leisure. (Includes Breakfast)

Hotel: Ocean view room, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel – two nights

Day 5 Leisure time and tour of the Royal History of Hawaii

The morning is yours to enjoy as you wish, relax on the white sand crescent beach, play a round of golf on the adjacent Robert Trent Jones course or even take a helicopter tour of the volcanoes and rainforests. In the afternoon travel to Hulihee Palace, former summer home of Hawaiian royalty, for a private after-hours visit. Meet “Sunshine Chip”, member of the Daughters of Hawaii – a group dedicated to the preservation of Hawaiian Royalty Heritage. This evening you will have a fun dinner at Huggo’s On the Rocks in Kona, a lively local restaurant. (Includes Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 6 Volcano National Park, fly to Maui Island

Discover the unique beauty of the volcanic landscape, travelling through small villages en route to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Walk where the lava once flowed in the Thurston Lava Tube, see the world’s largest volcano Mauna Loa and the live caldera of the active volcano Kilauea. Visit the fascinating Jagger Museum by the caldera, and then enjoy lunch at the Kilauea Lodge. Next take a flight from Hilo airport to the island of Maui where you will spend the following three days. (Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Hotel: Oceanview room, Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria resort - three nights

Day 7 Optional Activities on Maui

Time to relax and enjoy all that Maui has to offer. Perhaps snorkelling off coral reefs, exploring under the sea in a submarine trip or take a whale watching cruise – all can be arranged by your Travelling Concierge. (Includes Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 8 Maui at leisure

Another day to enjoy this beautiful resort, so sit back, soak up the sunshine and admire the view. Or choose one of the many optional excursions if you have a thirst to explore. This evening join your fellow travellers at Humuhumunukunukuapua’a Restaurant for a Celebration Dinner featuring Maui’s Chef of the Year, Michael Lofaro, famed for his Polynesian and Hawaiian creations. (Includes Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 9 Depart Hawaii, or choose optional three-day extension to Kauai Island

Today you have the choice to either fly home or to extend your Hawaiian experience by flying to the lush garden island of Kauai. If you choose the extension, you will be staying on Poipu Beach at the luxurious Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa for three nights. (Includes Breakfast)

Hotel: Deluxe Oceanview room, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa – three nights

Day 10 Kauai and the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

In the morning, explore the immense Waimea Canyon and marvel at its vibrant colours in the changing light of day. You will then meet Aletha Kaohi, a local to Kauai, at the West Kauai Visitor Centre. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to relax and enjoy the resort. (Includes Breakfast)

Day 11 Kauai at leisure

Today is free for you to explore the beauty of this island, and highly recommended would be to opt for a helicopter tour. Later join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for contemporary Hawaiian food and wine amid the open-air thatched huts, waterfalls and Koi filled lagoons of Tidepools Restaurant at a Celebration Dinner. (Includes Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 12 Fly home

After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the Pacific, transfer to Lihue airport to begin your journey home.

 

  • Return international flights
  • The services of a Travelling Concierge
  • 9 hotel accommodation (or 12 nights if choosing the Kauai extension)
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 6 dinners (additional 3 breakfasts and 1 dinner for Kauai extension
  • Tours as noted above

Not included:

  • Excursions when noted as optional
  • Helicopter experiences. Available locally on Hawaii Island from $480 per person and on Kauai Island from $260 per person

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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