The Best of Hawaii

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    Itinerary

    Day 1 | November 10 | Honolulu

    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. At 6 p.m., gather for a Hawaiian-style Welcome Reception. Marriott Waikiki Beach

    Day 2 | November 11 | Oahu Sightseeing

    Traverse the island of Oahu, see panoramic views of the deep blue waters from rugged cliffs like those at Pali Lookout, site of the historic Battle of Nuuanu in 1795 that united the island of Oahu under King Kamehameha I. Look out on the world famous surf along the North Shore, known for its huge waves during the winter. Back in Waikiki, your evening is free. Marriott Waikiki Beach * Breakfast Included

    Day 3 | November 12 | Honolulu Free Time

    Enjoy a full day today to explore on your own. Perhaps partake in one of the many optional activities offered. Tonight, join your travel companions for dinner at a local restaurant. Marriott Waikiki Beach * Breakfast & Dinner Included

    Day 4 | November 13 | 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. After a drive through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific located in Punchbowl Crater, 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. Marriott Waikiki Beach * Breakfast Included

    Day 5| November 14 | Oahu, Kona, Keauhou Bay

    Set off for the Big Island of Hawaii today via a short flight. Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of the seaside village of Kailua-Kona followed by time to explore the local shops in this quaint and bustling town. Visit a local coffee plantation where a Local Specialist gives you a tour and acquaints you with one of the Big Island’s most famous crops. Later, check into your oceanfront resort and perhaps get a glimpse of the most famous guests on the property: the manta rays. Meet your Local Specialist at the hotel’s Manta Ray Learning Center for an exciting presentation about these large and graceful animals. Enjoy rich island flavors at Rays on the Bay with views of these resident sea creatures. Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa * Breakfast & Dinner Included

    Day 6 | November 15 | 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. Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa * Breakfast Included

    Day 7 | November 16 | Keauhou Bay, Volcanoes National Park, Kaanapali Beach

    Bid farewell to Kona as you make your way to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest and most active volcano. On the way, see the immense stretches of black sand beaches the island is known for and enjoy a stop at the southernmost bakery in the United States. Learn about the fiery geology of the islands and walk through a real lava tube followed by a visit to an interpretive museum. Enjoy lunch at The Rim restaurant offering unparalleled views of the Kilauea caldera. Later, travel to Hilo where you board your flight to Maui, the Magic Isle. Royal Lahaina Resort * Breakfast & Lunch Included

    Day 8 | November 17 | Maui Sightseeing

    This morning, travel along the coast to the Maui Ocean Center. The center is home to the world’s largest collection of live Pacific corals, elusive Hawaiian green sea turtles, sharks and thousands of vibrant tropical fish. Next, head 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 Hawaiian specialties made with the freshest local ingredients. This evening explore on your own. Royal Lahaina Resort * Breakfast & Dinner Included

    Day 9 | November 18 | Maui Free Time

    Enjoy a free day in paradise. Join your traveling companions this evening for a lively Hawaiian Luau, and Regional Meal Farewell Dinner, featuring a buffet and tropical cocktails with the songs and dances of old Hawaii and the South Pacific. Royal Lahaina Resort * Breakfast & Dinner Included

    Day 10 | November 19 | Minneapolis

    Today you depart from Maui and return home. Breakfast Included

    Departure Date

    Depart11/10/2017

    Return Date

    Return11/19/2017

    Tour Highlights

    • 3 Islands – Oahu, Maui and Hawaii
    • Pearl Harbor
    • Pali Lookout
    • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • Jaggar Museum
    • Farm Tour on Maui
    • Kilauea And Haleakala Volcanoes
    • Pineapple Plantation
    • Presentation on Manta Rays
    • Presentation on Coffee Crops in Hawaii
    • North Shore Surf
    • Additional Excursions Available
    • 9 Breakfasts * 2 Lunches * 3 Dinners

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