February 27 – March 8, 2014
10 Days • 13 Meals
9 Breakfasts • 4 Dinners
Highlights: Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, Dole Plantation, Polynesian Cultural Center, Kilohana Plantation, Waimea Canyon, Kauai Coffee Company, Iao Valley Monument, Lahaina, Polynesian Luau
“Leisure Stays” are tours in which the itineraries are designed to allow for multiple-night stays in two or more cities. This allows you a more leisurely pace and more time to explore the destinations on your own.
Rates Per Person
Double: $4299, Single: $5799,
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Day 1: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Honolulu, Oahu – Tour Begins
Aloha! Your vacation in the sun-drenched Hawaiian Islands begins in Honolulu. Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed with a traditional Hawaiian floral lei and whisked off by private car to your Waikiki Beach hotel. Relax and “hang loose” – you are in Hawaii!
Day 2: Friday, February 28, 2014 Oahu
This morning “Remember Pearl Harbor” as you embark on a historic journey. Begin at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument to view artifacts from the attack and a short documentary on the “Day of Infamy.” Travel by naval launch to the white marble-clad USS Arizona Memorial. In the silence, reflect on history as you gaze upon the thousands of names inscribed on the wall of remembrance. After this poignant experience, take a city tour of Honolulu highlighting the historic Iolani Palace, the impressive state Capitol building, Kamehameha’s statue, and the moving National Cemetery of the Pacific, known as the Punchbowl. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore Oahu your way! (B, D)
Day 3: Saturday, March 01, 2014 Oahu
Today, explore another side of Oahu. Drive to Dole Plantation and learn more about the renowned Hawaiian pineapple. Visit the North Shore, home to world-famous surf spots including the Banzai Pipeline. Explore laid back Haleiwa town. Visit the Polynesian Cultural Center where you can experience the authentic village life of the Polynesian islands. Enjoy demonstrations, meet natives and immerse yourself in various aspects of Polynesian culture. It’s just another day in paradise! (B)
Day 4: Sunday, March 02, 2014 Oahu – Kauai
A short flight* takes you to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai, the oldest island in the chain. Only here, on the outer islands, can you find the timeless world of ancient Polynesia. Upon arrival, visit Kilohana Plantation and ride on an authentic historic railway. Discover local culture and the history of this working farm as your guide highlights exotic fruits, vegetables and animals along your journey. (B, D)
Day 5: Monday, March 03, 2014 Kauai
Travel to breathtaking Waimea Canyon. Carved thousands of years ago by rivers and floods, each of the lines in the canyon walls represent a different volcanic eruption or lava flow. At 10 miles long, 1 mile wide, and more than 3,500 feet deep, it is considered the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” Later, visit the largest coffee estate in Hawaii and discover the coffee bean’s journey from tree to cup. Learn about sustainability practices and taste several of their coffees. (B, D)
Day 6: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Kauai
The day is yours to enjoy this beautiful island at leisure. Stroll along the beach or take advantage of your resort’s activities. You may also choose to experience the island through the eyes of Hollywood with a tour of the island’s famous movie filming locations. If you’re feeling adventurous, you may even choose to take an optional helicopter ride. (B)
Day 7: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Kauai – Maui
Board an inter-island flight* to the “Valley Isle” of Maui, one of the most beautiful and popular outer islands. Visit the stunning Iao Valley and view the 2,000 foot high Iao Needle, one of Maui’s famous natural land forms. Visit the old royal capital of Lahaina, once home of the world’s largest whaling fleets, where you can stroll through historic streets. Travel through sugar cane fields to the resort area of Kaanapali and arrive at your deluxe beachfront hotel. (B)
Day 8: Thursday, March 06, 2014 Maui
Your day is at leisure to see for yourself why locals say “Maui no ka oi” – Maui is the best. Perhaps you will take an optional cliffside drive on the legendary Road to Hana. Or you may choose to take a stroll along the beach, shop for souvenirs or simply relax at your luxurious Maui resort. There is no limit to the adventures you can have on the gorgeous island of Maui! (B)
Day 9: Friday, March 07, 2014 Maui
Enjoy another day in paradise. To cap off your trip, you may decide to view the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala. You may also opt to go whale watching. Tonight, complete your wonderful vacation with a farewell dinner Hawaiian-style at a traditional Polynesian luau featuring endless tropical drinks and a sumptuous feast. (B, D)
Day 10: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Maui – Tour Ends
Bid “Aloha” to Hawaii as your memorable tour ends in Maui. Now, wherever your home is, you’ll always be part of the Hawaiian “Ohana” – family. (B)
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