Best of the Hawaiian Islands


  • 10 days

  • USA

  • Steady pace

Tour : EW

Up to 10% off on 2020

From

£2,217 pp

Tour only

Based on 23rd Sep 2019

From

£3,719 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Heathrow

Overview

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Whether you’re looking to renew your spirit, explore historic sights, or experience breathtaking natural beauty, this Hawaii tour is sure to delight. Feel the sand in your feet, smell the fresh fragrance of the island flowers, smile as the tranquil ocean waves hit your calves, savour the sumptuous cuisine, taste the aromatic coffee, and just relax as Globus shows you the best of the Hawaiian Islands—Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui.

Feel moved by the USS Arizona Memorial, which commemorates the crewman who lost their lives in the historic attack on Pearl Harbour. Stroll through Maui’s quaint, historic town of Lahaina, with its many art galleries and shops. Stand in awe as you admire Kilauea Crater in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Did you know this prolific volcano produces 250,000-650,000 cubic yards of lava per day? Marvel also at Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater. Just imagine the wonderful photos you’ll be able to capture and show friends and family back home.

To introduce you to Hawaii’s hidden gems, your Globus Hawaii tour includes behind-the-scenes, such as a visit to the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm, and a sample of Hawaiian sweetbread at a Punalu’u Bake Shop.

Stroll the beaches, take a nap by the pool, join in the optional activities, shop for souvenirs, and just relax on this truly memorable Hawaii holiday in paradise!

Highlights

Honolulu Traditional lei greeting; guided sightseeing; visit Pearl Harbour and USS Arizona Memorial & Museum

Kona Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jaggar Museum, Punalu’u Bake Shop, and Kona Coffee Living History Farm; luau and Polynesian show.

Maui Visit `Iao Valley, Lahaina; farewell dinner.

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Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners

Honolulu, Hawaii

Day
1

Upon arrival to the island of Oahu, you are greeted in the traditional Polynesian way—with a warm aloha and a LEI of fresh flowers. Transfer to your hotel in Waikiki. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Honolulu. Excursion to Pearl Harbour

Day
2

Start the day with a breakfast get-together with your Tour Director to review activities scheduled throughout your stay. Next, a tour of PEARL HARBOUR’s famous Battleship Row. Listen to a narration of the dramatic air attack of December 7, 1941, and visit the USS Arizona and the impressive MEMORIAL dedicated to the 1,102 men still entombed. You will also have an opportunity to visit the MUSEUM, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbour Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack. Then, on to Punchbowl National Cemetry with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sights include Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capital, royal ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of Kamehameha the Great. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Honolulu

Day
3

Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Centre for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers. This evening, enjoy an optional sunset cruise with dinner, Hawaiian cocktails, and splendid views of the glittering Waikiki coastline and Diamond Head.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Honolulu - Hilo - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Kona

Day
4

Board a morning flight to the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK and visit the JAGGAR MUSEUM, where you will learn about this active volcano. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch followed by a stop at PUNALU’U BAKE SHOP to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional favourite is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Kona

Day
5

This morning, visit the KONA COFFEE LIVING HISTORY FARM, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm, where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona’s coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a festive LUAU, where you have the opportunity to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialities like poi, and see captivating performances by Polynesian musicians and dancers.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Kona

Day
6

Today is free for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes, enjoy an optional snorkeling cruise to Kealakekua Bay, or join the optional helicopter ‘flightseeing’ excursion.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Kona - Maui

Day
7

A morning flight takes you to the “Valley Island” of Maui. Drive to the lush `IAO VALLEY to see the `Iao Needle, a spectacular volcanic spire. Visit LAHAINA, then continue on to Ka`anapali, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Maui

Day
8

Activities abound and your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan your day. A full free day to swim and sunbathe at the beach or hotel pool. Another choice is the “Road to Hana,” one of the world’s most impressive drives, with 54 bridges and numerous waterfalls. From mid-December to mid-April, a humpback whale-watching cruise is available.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Maui

Day
9

Enjoy a final free day in Maui. Perhaps take an optional excursion to Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known as the “House of the Sun.” In 1980, this native ecosystem of cinder cones and dense rainforest was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. There’s plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and enjoy your hotel’s facilities and beach. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale to a memorable Hawaiian holiday!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Maui

Day
10

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Inter-Island flights do not include a baggage fee. At the time of publishing, this charge is $25.00 per bag per flight and is charged locally.

Participation in this tour requires client’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners

ARRIVE IN HONOLULU

Day
1

Upon arrival to the island of Oahu, you are greeted in the traditional Polynesian way—with a warm aloha and a LEI of fresh flowers. Transfer to your hotel in Waikiki. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

HONOLULU. EXCURSION TO PEARL HARBOR

Day
2

Start the day with a breakfast get-together with your Tour Director to review activities scheduled throughout your stay. Next, a tour of PEARL HARBOR’s famous Battleship Row. Listen to a narration of the dramatic air attack of December 7, 1941, and visit the USS Arizona and the impressive MEMORIAL dedicated to the 1,102 men still entombed. You will also have an opportunity to visit the MUSEUM, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbor Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack. Then, on to Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sights include Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capitol, royal ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of Kamehameha the Great. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

HONOLULU

Day
3

Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Center for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers. This evening, enjoy an optional sunset cruise with dinner, Hawaiian cocktails, and splendid views of the glittering Waikiki coastline and Diamond Head.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

HONOLULU–HILO–HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK–KONA

Day
4

Board a morning flight to the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch followed by a stop at PUNALU’U BAKE SHOP to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional favorite is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

KONA

Day
5

This morning, visit the KONA COFFEE LIVING HISTORY FARM, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm, where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona’s coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a festive LUAU, where you have the opportunity to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialties like poi, and see captivating performances by Polynesian musicians and dancers.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

KONA

Day
6

Today is free for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes, enjoy an optional snorkeling cruise to Kealakekua Bay, or join the optional helicopter flightseeing excursion.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

KONA–MAUI

Day
7

A morning flight takes you to Kahului on the “Valley Island” of Maui. Drive to the lush `IAO VALLEY to see the `Iao Needle, a spectacular volcanic spire. Visit LAHAINA, then continue on to Ka`anapali, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

MAUI

Day
8

Today enjoy an included CRUISE. From mid-November to mid-April, take a cruise to search for the humpback whales that populate the waters. The remainder of the year features a cruise on the Reef Dancer, a semi-submarine that features an underwater viewing cabin where you can observe marine life and the beautiful coral reef. From the deck of the boat, enjoy beautiful views of Lahaina. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

MAUI

Day
9

Enjoy a final free day in Maui. Perhaps take an optional excursion to Haleakala National Park, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known as the “House of the Sun.” In 1980, this native ecosystem of cinder cones and dense rainforest was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. Another choice is the “Road to Hana,” one of the world’s most impressive drives, with 54 bridges and numerous waterfalls. Alternatively, there’s plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and enjoy your hotel’s facilities and beach. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale to a memorable Hawaiian vacation!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

MAUI

Day
10

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Inter-Island flights do not include a baggage fee. At the time of publishing, this charge is $25.00 per bag per flight and is charged locally.

Participation in this tour requires client’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.

What's included

Tour only

From

£2,217 pp

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

From

£3,719 pp

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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