USA & Canada 2013: Best of Hawaii First Class 2013
Tour Type: Hawaiian Time
Brochure Type: USA & Canada 2013
Wake to the sound of the sea on this tour as you melt into the Hawaii lifestyle by soaking up panoramic views of the deep blue waters, marvel at idyllic golden beaches and journey through pineapple plantations in Oahu. Experience the fascinating war history at Pearl Harbour in Honolulu and explore Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the home to the world's largest volcano. Visit a coffee farm in Kona and savour paradise in Maui to end the tour.Sightseeing Highlights
- Oahu Discover the island's many natural wonders.
- Honolulu Explore the city's main highlights including Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and downtown Honolulu.
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Learn how the Hawaiian Islands were created; stop at the active Kilauea Volcano; visit the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum and walk through an actual lava tube.
- Kona Visit a Kona coffee farm and enjoy a freshly brewed cup.
- Maui Visit the historic whaling town of Lahaina.
First Class Travel Highlights
- 9 full breakfasts
- 2 lunches:
- Lunch on Hawaii
- Be My Guest lunch with wine in Maui
- 4 evening meals:
- Welcome Reception with light appetisers and drinks with your Travel Director in Honolulu
- 1 three-course dinner
- Highlight Dinner with wine in Waikiki
- Farewell Dinner with open bar on Maui
- First class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities
- All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included
- Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and onboard restroom
- The services of one of our professional Travel Directors throughout your journey
- 9 nights First Class accommodation
- A Trafalgar Bonus - All inter-island flights: Oahu to Hawaii and Hawaii to Maui plus all airport transfers included. Airport transfers are provided on Day 1 and Day 10
- Aloha Welcome with fresh flower lei on arrival at Honolulu International Airport on Day 1
- Complimentary keepsake photo and My Journey book.
- For all guided visits and included sightseeing.
|Call (414) 271-4884 for more information or to book today! Mention code 11227029|
|Offer valid through 6/30/2013|
|Day 1||Waikiki||ARRIVE HONOLULU - WAIKIKI (4 NIGHTS): Welcome to Hawaii! In the traditional Aloha spirit, you'll be greeted at the airport with a fragrant lei. Explore your hotel in the heart of Waikiki Beach and spend the rest of the afternoon as you like: dive into the warm gentle waves of the Pacific, explore The International Market Place in Waikiki or relax with a tropical drink poolside. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception. (Welcome Reception)|
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (POV)
|Day 2||Oahu||OAHU SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: Traverse the island today on a grand tour of Oahu. See panoramic views of the deep blue waters from rugged cliffs, marvel at idyllic golden beaches and look out on the famous break at the North Shore (seasonal). On your journey through this tropical splendour, pass verdant pineapple plantations, swaying palm trees and lushly forested hills. (Full Breakfast)|
|Day 3||Honolulu||HONOLULU FREE TIME: Enjoy a full day today to explore on your own. Spend some time lazing in the sun on Waikiki Beach; spot sea turtles, colourful coral and dazzling tropical fish while snorkeling at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. (Full Breakfast)|
|Day 4||PEARL HARBOR & HONOLULU||PEARL HARBOR & HONOLULU SIGHTSEEING: Begin your day with a visit to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, a moving tribute to the military personnel who lost their lives in the 1941 attack that launched the U.S. into World War II. Travel on to Punchbowl Crater and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Return to Honolulu to see the splendid Iolani Palace, the iconic King Kamehameha I statue and the current state capitol building. The crafting of exquisite coral jewellery, a Local Speciality, has always been a backbone of the islands' economy; visit a coral workshop to see how expert artisans transform a treasure of the sea into a priceless memento. The rest of the afternoon is yours. This evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant. (Full Breakfast / Highlight Dinner)|
|Day 5||Kona||OAHU - HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK - KONA (2 NIGHTS): Your morning begins with a short, scenic flight to the Big Island of Hawaii. Travel from Hilo to the exquisite western coast, passing through forest preserves before arriving at Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site that's home to both Mauna Loa, the world's largest volcano, and Kilauea, its most active. Hawaii's landscape changes constantly as Kilauea, erupting almost continuously since 1983, spews lava flowing down to the sea. Enjoy spectacular views of the caldera and crater and learn about the geology of the islands at the Jaggar Museum. Then take a short walk to get inside an ancient cave-like lava tube. After an included lunch, learn how the rich volcanic soil around Kona produces some of the world's best coffee. Savour a tasting of this Local Speciality when you visit a local coffee farm and mill to learn how Kona coffee is grown, harvested and processed. Reach the golden Kona coast and your stunning oceanfront resort. (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)|
Royal Kona Resort (OV)
|Day 6||Kona||KONA FREE TIME: Wake to the sound of the sea and explore one of the most beautiful areas in the world on your own today. Options abound: Tour a native Hawaiian temple, don a snorkel and mask to commune with Hawaii's colourful and varied marine life, look for green sea turtles at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, descend into the depths on a submarine or just relax and enjoy your oceanfront resort. This evening, as the sky grows red in the west, why not take an optional cruise to relish one of Kona's magnificent sunsets? (Full Breakfast)|
|Day 7||Maui||KONA - MAUI (3 NIGHTS): Fly to Maui, the Magic Isle, home to endless white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and luxuriant tropical foliage. Enjoy a Unique Insight during a visit to the Kahanu Aina Organic Sprouts in Maui and learn how the family-run operation turned their backyard organic and urban alfalfa farm into the largest compost-grown operation in the state. Travel along country roads to visit a local farm and learn about the sustainable agriculture on the islands. Then toast your host with a glass of wine and indulge in a special Be My Guest lunch featuring the finest local ingredients. Formerly a royal retreat, spectacular Kaanapali Beach is often ranked as one of America's finest beaches. Check into your beachfront resort and relax for the evening. (Full Breakfast / Be My Guest)|
Royal Lahaina Resort (OV)
|Days 8-9||Maui||MAUI FREE TIME: Savour two full days in paradise as you chart your own course through Maui's wonderlands. The possibilities are endless. Spend some time walking along the long white-sand beaches or relaxing by the pool. Take an afternoon to explore the old whaling village of Lahaina with its trendy art galleries and welcoming cafes. Play 18 holes at a championship golf course overlooking the sea. Rise early and ascend to the summit of Mount Haleakala to see the sunrise. Or make the scenic journey to the remote town of Hana on Maui's rugged eastern coast. Maybe get a bird's-eye view of Maui on a helicopter flightseeing excursion. During your stay, meet with a Local Expert and learn about the exotic flora and fauna of the islands. On one evening, join your travelling companions for a festive Farewell Dinner, featuring a sumptuous buffet, tropical cocktails and the songs and dances of old Hawaii and the South Pacific. Relish the scene as the rising moon transforms the seas into liquid silver, and marvel as the stars begin to brighten the great night sky. (Full Breakfast / Farewell Dinner / Full Breakfast)|
|Day 10||DEPART MAUI||DEPART MAUI: A hui hou... until we meet again. Take your complimentary transfer to the airport hotel or relax at the hotel for guests extending their stay. (Full Breakfast)|
|Above prices include economy inter-island airfares for Honolulu-Hilo and Kona-Kahului and applicable fuel surcharges, government taxes and fees as applicable as of May 20, 2012. These are subject to change without notice.Please note: Hawaiian Airlines will charge a baggage handling fee on each inter-island flight included on your trip. This additional cost is not covered in the trip prices and is the responsibility of the guest. The approximate cost is US$17 for the first checked suitcase and an additional US$17 for the second checked suitcase per each included inter-island flight. These prices are subject to change per the airline baggage policy. The Travel Director will collect these fees when you join the trip and can assist you with any questions.Secure Flight Requirements for Inter-island Flights: Due to airline policies on inter-island flights, passengers must provide their full name (as it appears on your passport), date of birth and gender at time of deposit.Deaprtures 2 November 2012 - 15 March 2013 operate as per the 2012 brochure. Please inquire at the time of booking.Please note: Guaranteed Room Share is not available.Hotel Room Categories: ROH: Run-of-House, LV: Lagoon View, POV: Partial Ocean View, PV: Pool View, OV: Ocean View|
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- Hotel Class Key: D: Deluxe SF: Superior First Class F: First Class