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Hawaii Four Island Adventure First Class 2015

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The Island of Kauaʻi in Hawaii, USA
White sandy beaches of Oahu in Hawaii, USA
A Hula Girl at sunset in Hawaii, USA
Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, USA
Waikiki Beach at night in Honolulu, USA
  • Duration: 13 Days
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  • Brochure: USA and Canada 2015
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  • Style: Hawaiian Time
  • Description: History, culture and incredible natural beauty – four of Hawaii's most dazzling islands are revealed, in a 13 day adventure that ranges from iconic Honolulu to the natural wonders of Kauai. It's Insider moments like… discovering a lush tropical paradise at Fern Grotto – your hands trailing in the soft fronds of the countless ferns that give this royal hideaway its name. Listening to the rush of waterfalls and soaking up the sounds of nature around you. Then meeting the local people, getting to know them before watching a performance of traditional songs and hula dancing, followed by an al fresco lunch of authentic dishes, shared together with lunch at a waterfront restaurant overlooking the Wailua River.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    ARRIVE OAHU, HONOLULU – WAIKIKI (4 NIGHTS)

    Welcome to Hawaii! In the traditional Aloha spirit, you'll be greeted at the airport with a flower 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 or relax with a tropical drink poolside. At 6 p.m., gather for a Hawaiian-style Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers.


    Meal(s): (Welcome Reception)

  • Day 2

    OAHU SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Begin your exploration of Oahu today. Traverse the island, passing through colourful villages, rainforests and pineapple plantations. See panoramic views of the deep blue waters from rugged cliffs, marvel at idyllic golden beaches and look out on the world-famous surf along the North Shore (seasonal), known for its huge waves during the winter. Back in Waikiki, the rest of your day is free; swim in the gentle waves or perhaps explore the shopping opportunities in Waikiki.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 3

    HONOLULU FREE TIME

    Enjoy a full day today to explore on your own. For the more adventurous, try an outrigger canoe ride, take a surfing lesson or grab a snorkel and mask to spot sea turtles and dazzling tropical fish at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 4

    PEARL HARBOR AND 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. Return to downtown Honolulu to see the splendid Iolani Palace, the iconic King Kamehameha I statue, and the state capitol building. Spend the rest of the afternoon on your own. Tonight, join your travel companions for a dinner.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Dinner)

  • Day 5

    OAHU – HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – KONA (2 NIGHTS)

    Your morning begins with a short, scenic flight to the Big Island of Hawaii followed by an included lunch. Travel through forest preserves before arriving at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's home to both the world's largest volcano and its most active. At an interpretive museum, learn about the fiery geology of the islands and walk through a real lava tube. Reach the coast and check into your oceanfront resort.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 6

    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: don a snorkel and mask to see some of Hawaii's colorful and varied marine life; descend into the ocean depths on a submarine to explore a natural coral reef and its marine inhabitants; experience a spectacular helicopter flightseeing excursion over Big Island; or just relax and enjoy the pool and other facilities at your oceanfront resort.  This evening, perhaps join an optional excursion to a working ranch for dinner and entertainment.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 7

    KONA – MAUI (3 NIGHTS)

    Soar high above the Pacific again as you fly to Maui, the Magic Isle. Travel into the countryside 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 Be My Guest lunch serving up delicious Hawaiian specialities made with the freshest local ingredients. Formerly a royal retreat, magnificent Kaanapali Beach is often ranked as one of America's finest beaches. Check in to your beachfront resort and relax for the evening.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Be My Guest Dining)

  • Day 8 to Day 9

    MAUI FREE TIME

    Enjoy two full days in paradise as you chart your own course through Maui's wonderlands. Spend some time on the long white-sand beaches. Explore the old whaling village of Lahaina with its trendy art galleries and welcoming cafés. Play 18 holes at a championship golf course overlooking the sea. See the sunrise from the summit of Mount Haleakala. Or make the scenic journey to the remote town of Hana. Maybe get a bird's-eye view of Maui on a helicopter excursion. During your stay, meet with a Local Expert and learn about the flora and fauna of the islands. On one evening, join your travelling companions for a Luau Regional Meal, featuring a sumptuous buffet, tropical cocktails and the songs and dances of old Hawaii and the South Pacific.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Regional Meal / Full Breakfast)

  • Day 10

    MAUI – KAUAI (3 NIGHTS)

    A brief flight takes you to the Garden Isle of Kauai. Head into the interior on a Wailua River cruise, passing by rainforests and the Sleeping Giant mountain ridge. Stroll to the gorgeous Fern Grotto. In this natural amphitheatre, Hawaiian singers and dancers will perform traditional songs and hula. A riverside lunch completes the day's events before heading to your beautiful oceanfront resort.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch)

  • Day 11 to Day 12

    KAUAI FREE TIME

    Spend two glorious days on Kauai, savouring its many natural wonders. Maybe take a trip to immense Waimea Canyon, resplendent in the changing island light. Or travel by helicopter to the Na Pali Coast, where Jurassic Park was filmed. And don't forget to leave some time to enjoy your resort's stunning pool and gardens. On your final night on Kauai, join your Travel Director and travelling companions for a festive Farewell Dinner.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Full Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

  • Day 13

    DEPART KAUAI

    A hui hou…until we meet again. Take your transfer to the airport or extend your stay on Kauai.


    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

What's Included

Insider Experiences

  • Be My Guest Learn about sustainable farming and join your local host for lunch with wine featuring the finest local ingredients.
  • Local Expert Meet a naturalist in Maui for a discussion on the flora and fauna of the islands.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Orientation tour of Honolulu.
  • Visit Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jaggar Museum and Thurston Lava Tube, a Local Farm and the Fern Grotto on Kauai.
  • Cruise along the Wailua River.
  • View Kilauea Volcano.
  • See Pineapple plantations and world-famous surf along the North Shore (seasonal).

Dining

  • Welcome Reception with light appetisers.
  • 12 full breakfasts.
  • 3 lunches.
  • 4 dinners (including Regional Meal, 2 three course dinners and Farewell Dinner).

Travel Highlights

  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • Audio Headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.
  • A Trafalgar Bonus – All inter-island flights: Honolulu-Hilo, Kona-Kahului and Kahului-Lihue including all airport transfers
  • Aloha Welcome with a flower lei on arrival at Honolulu International Airport on Day 1

Airport Transfers

  • For full details on transfers, please click here.
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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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