Essential Hawaii

New for 2019

Price per person
from £2,265

Price based on
London Heathrow
1st Nov 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 9 days

  • Hawaii

  • Comfortable pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Say, “Aloha,” to your most relaxing affordable island vacation yet. We’ve taken the very best of Hawaii to create the perfect retreat for the budget-minded traveler. From Honolulu to Maui, you’ll find the right mix of sightseeing and free time to enjoy the soothing pace of island life. Take a tour of Honolulu, including a sightseeing cruise through battleship row at Pearl Harbor. Settle in for a few days of sheer relaxation or optional sightseeing of your choosing. Once in the “Valley Island” of Maui, explore the island with a tour of the ‘Iao Valley, and consider opportunities for whale watching, zip-lining, or attend a traditional luau. The legendary Road to Hana beckons as well, for an adventure through Maui’s magical terrain, waterfalls, and lush landscapes. Your affordable Hawaiian vacation is waiting to be discovered!

At a glance


  • Honululu Three whole days to explore the famous island, with included city sightseeing and a cruise of Pearl Harbor's battleship row. Optional excursions are available.
  • Maui Included sightseeing of this lush island, and three days to enjoy its world-famous beaches, sacred Iao Valley, views of migrating whales (seasonal), and the magnificent sunrise and sunset from Haleakala.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our VIP home pick-up service.

Customer Reviews

Had three nights and two days in New York....

13th September 2017
Mrs Stella Upton

Had three nights and two days in New York. Another day in New York would have been good. The ports of call were interesting if not a bit rushed but that is what one expects on cruises.

Overview

Say, “Aloha,” to your most relaxing affordable island vacation yet. We’ve taken the very best of Hawaii to create the perfect retreat for the budget-minded traveler. From Honolulu to Maui, you’ll find the right mix of sightseeing and free time to enjoy the soothing pace of island life. Take a tour of Honolulu, including a sightseeing cruise through battleship row at Pearl Harbor. Settle in for a few days of sheer relaxation or optional sightseeing of your choosing. Once in the “Valley Island” of Maui, explore the island with a tour of the ‘Iao Valley, and consider opportunities for whale watching, zip-lining, or attend a traditional luau. The legendary Road to Hana beckons as well, for an adventure through Maui’s magical terrain, waterfalls, and lush landscapes. Your affordable Hawaiian vacation is waiting to be discovered!

No meals included

UK - Honolulu

Day
1

Fly to Honolulu where on arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

Aloha—welcome to Hawaii! Upon arrival at Honolulu International Airport, you will be greeted with a fresh flower LEI and transferred to your hotel in Waikiki. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Honolulu

Day
2

Join a morning orientation with your Tour Director. City sightseeing features a cruise of Pearl Harbor’s famous battleship row. Listen to the narration of the dramatic air attack of December 07, 1941, and view the sunken USS ARIZONA and the impressive memorial to the 1,102 men still entombed. Then on to Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sites include bustling Chinatown, ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of King Kamehameha the Great. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for shopping, dining, and additional sightseeing.

Honolulu

Day
3

Enjoy another full day to explore the timeless beauty and Hawaiian paradise of Oahu. You can be as active or relaxed as you like. Explore the rich heritage of the Pacific Islands on a full-day optional outing at the Polynesian Cultural Center, play a round of golf, go hiking, or simply stretch out on impossibly scenic beaches and enjoy the splendid beauty of the coastline. This evening join the optional Oahu sunset dinner cruise and enjoy an evening of unparalleled vistas of the Kahala Gold Coast.

Honolulu

Day
4

One last day to enjoy the world’s most famous beach, Waikiki, with its commanding view of Diamond Head, the remnant of an ancient volcano. Waikiki offers a wide variety of activities from which to choose: swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or sailing at famous Waikiki Beach. If you’re after sunshine and sea, Waikiki Beach in Oahu is legendary. Swim in the waters of world-famous Waikiki one moment, then enjoy dramatic mountain views of the Nu’uanu Pali Lookout another. Watch surfers on the legendary North Shore by day, then get a taste of local flavours in Kapahulu at night.

Honolulu - Maui

Day
5

Today, fly to the “Valley Island” of Maui. The island beloved for its world-famous beaches, sacred Iao Valley, views of migrating whales (seasonal), and the magnificent sunrise and sunset from Haleakala. On arrival, sightseeing begins with a visit to the ‘IAO VALLEY, the “Yosemite of the Pacific,” to view the ‘lao Needle. Then, head through lush farm country and along the shoreline via Maalaea Boat Harbor to Lahaina, once a whaling centre and capital of the Hawaiian monarchy. Free time to explore this colourful island town.

Maui

Day
6

This morning join the optional excursion to Haleakala National Park, and experience that magnificent sunrise. The parkland is located in a setting of stunning natural beauty, ranging from a landscape of cinder cones to dense rainforest. If you prefer, stretch out on warm, golden sands or hit the surf for an unforgettable windsurfing or snorkelling session. Enjoy a cruise to see awe-inspiring humpback whales (seasonal), or soar high above the Ka’anapali Resort area with awe-inspiring ocean and off-shore island views while zip-lining. This evening, you may wish to attend a traditional Luau feast. At sunset, through legendary song, music and dance, this unique and awe-inspiring luau tells the story of its people from past to present. Enjoy the timeless journey, as dancers tell their stories with graceful moves, subtle eyes, and lovely hula hands.

Maui

Day
7

Exploring the scenic road to Hana along the island’s northeastern shore will be among the most spectacular journeys of your life. Return to Ka’anapali in the late afternoon with the balance of the day at leisure. Relax at your oceanfront hotel on Ka’anapali Beach, voted the number one beach on Maui, or choose to participate in a wide variety of free daily Hawaiian activities including hula lessons, lei making, lauhala weaving, cultural garden tours, and more. This evening, be sure to enjoy some of Maui’s fine cuisine.

Maui

Day
8

Your holiday ends this morning. You can extend your holiday with extra nights and explore the Valley Island further with a variety of exciting optional activities.

Day
9

Home landing in the UK.

Things to note

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

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Honolulu - Sheraton Princess Kailani

Balconies looking over a breath-taking view of the ocean or of mountain views. This hotel offers you to relax when you are on holiday. This hotel has Free Wi-Fi that all of their guests can receive.

  • Location

    120 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Room Service
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa
    • Beach Access

Maui - Kaanapali Beach Hotel

Located just a 2-minute walk from the beach allows some rooms to have a stunning view over the beach and waters. Each spacious room has its own flat screen cable tv as well as a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

  • Location

    2525 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI 96761, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • WiFi available
    • Room service available
    • Swimming pool

Why book with us?