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Hawaii with Oahu and Maui

Operated by: Insight Vacations

10 Days from $4,872 per person
APR - DEC 2023 WITH BIG ISLAND
Usa Hawaii Maui Beach At Sunset With Palm Trees

Countries Visited

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Locations Visited

Honolulu, Pearl Harbour, Waikiki, Kaneohe, Oahu, Kahului (Maui), Lahaina, Kaanapali Beach, Haleakala, Kona, Waikoloa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kailua-Kona ...more Honolulu, Pearl Harbour, Waikiki, Kaneohe, Oahu, Kahului (Maui), Lahaina, Kaanapali Beach, Haleakala, Kona, Waikoloa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kailua-Kona
  1. Day 1 Aloha Hawaii

    After your arrival at Honolulu Airport, the traditional lei greeting at your Travel Director's Welcome Desk kicks off your Hawaii vacation. Your hotel during your time on Oahu was the setting for Blue Hawaii, Elvis Presley’s 1961 movie and it is the birthplace of the legendary cocktail of the same name.  Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner with the Pacific Ocean as your backdrop.

    meals Dinner with Wine
    hotel Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Oahu
  2. Day 2 Pearl Harbor

    Today, we visit the Pearl Harbor National Memorial commemorating the tragic day of December 7th 1941. Walk through the Visitor Center and take a short boat ride to the USS Arizona Memorial, the final resting place of 1,102 sailors and marines. USS Arizona tickets are subject to NPS availability not known till day before visit. Spend time at the superb visitor center and explore exhibits that recount the events that led the US to join World War II.  As part of today's adventure you'll see the Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. It honours all those who served in the US Armed Forces and lost their lives during WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Return to Waikiki and spend the rest of your day at leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Oahu
  3. Day 3 A trip around Oahu

    Set out to explore Oahu on an exciting island tour. Take in the epic views from Pali Lookout towards the Kaneohe Bay and the Windward Coast. The valley below was the scene of a bloody battle in 1795 when King Kamehameha I extended his rule over the island with an army of 10,000 men. Journey beneath the towering Ko’olau Cliffs and along the rugged coastline. Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experience withyour Local Expert in a Hawaiian Legacy Forest and partake in the sacred planting ceremony of a native tree contributing to the healing of the local ecosystem. Delve into an al fresco, sustainably sourced picnic lunch while enjoying views of the Legacy Forest. Continue to Sunset Beach where in the winter months waves can reach 30ft making it a favourite spot among big wave surfers worldwide. Visit Haleiwa, the social and artistic hub of the North Shore. Stroll among small boutiques and plantation-era buildings to soak up the laid-back ambiance. Finally, return to Waikiki after your eventful day and enjoy your evening at leisure.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Oahu
  4. Day 4 Maui, the Valley Isle

    Take a short flight to Kahului on Maui. This slice of Hawaiian island paradise offers magnificent nature and a wide variety of activities. Visit the awe-inspiring Iao Valley State Park and see the 1,200-foot landmark Iao Needle. This green-mantled rock outcropping overlooks sacred lands and was used as a burial site for Hawaii’s chiefs for centuries.  Journey to Lahaina, once a busy whaling port and plantation settlement. In the evening you are invited to choose your own dining experience from a selection of restaurants for your Dine-Around Evening. Your options include a magical evening at the Wailele Luau for a taste of traditional Polynesian cuisine, dance and storytelling, or one of the resort’s other acclaimed restaurants.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali Beach, Maui
  5. Day 5 Upcountry Maui Relaxed Start

    This morning, head to Upcountry Maui and discover a different face of the island. Visit one of the last working pineapple farms with a fun and knowledgeable Local Expert. Discover the deep impact these plantations had on the islands and sample some of the extra sweet Maui Gold variant. At its peak, Hawaii produced 75% of the world’s pineapples and the tropical fruit became a symbol for the state. Next we Indulge in a Farm-to-Table lunch at the Hali’imaile General Store. Originally a plantation shop in the early 20th century, the restaurant is known for its outstanding island cuisine. Return to your resort and spend the evening at your leisure.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali Beach, Maui
  6. Day 6 Insight Choice in Maui

    Explore Maui with Insight Choice. Choose to visit the Haleakalā National Park offering an astonishing volcanic landscape. Hear the Hawaiian legends about the dormant volcano and see the unique Haleakalā Silversword plant. Alternatively, set sail near the island of Lanai for a memorable snorkelling trip. Marvel at the colourful tropical fish and enjoy a light lunch on board.  Tonight, get together with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Highlight Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine
    hotel The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali Beach, Maui
  7. Day 7 To the Big Island

    Take a short flight to Hawai’i, the largest island of the archipelago. Upon arrival, spend time in easy-going Kailua-Kona, once the home of Kamehameha I, Hawaii’s great ruler. Travel from the beach to the coffee growing area of Kona and join a Local Expert to learn about Kona coffee. Enjoy a tasting of this gourmet speciality that only grows on the slopes of two local active volcanoes. See native plants, fruits and the organic coffee fields on your tour around the plantation. Continue to your luxurious resort accommodation and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hilton Waikoloa Village
  8. Day 8 The Volcanoes of Hawaii

    Rise early for an unforgettable trip around the island. Journey through the historic Parker Ranch, a huge working cattle farm spread across 130,000 acres. Marvel at the beauty of the Hamakua Coast as you travel past lush tropical rainforests and tranquil green valleys. After a luscious lunch enter the UNESCO World Heritage listed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Take the stunning Crater Rim Drive around the Kilauea Caldera and walk through the otherworldly Thurston lava tube. Hear the legends of Pele, the goddess of volcanoes and fire and the creator of the Hawaiian Islands. Stop by the magical Rainbow Falls on your way back to your resort.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Hilton Waikoloa Village
  9. Day 9 A Day to Relax Relaxed Start

    Spend the day on island time and relax under the swaying palms. Lounge by the pool, enjoy a spa treatment, or snorkel in the local lagoon looking for the rare green sea turtles that call these waters home. Tonight, come together at an oceanfront restaurant for a Celebration Dinner and toast to your travels.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Hilton Waikoloa Village
  10. Day 10 Farewell Hawaii

    Bid farewell to your fellow travellers and new friends and depart at leisure to the Kona airport filled with new memories and stories.

    meals Breakfast
Hawaii Oahu Maui Kona Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Dining Summary

  • 6 Dinner with Wine (DW)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • 5 Lunch (L)

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Maui: Choose to visit the Haleakala National Park offering an astonishing volcanic landscape.
  • Maui: Set sail to the crescent-shaped Molokini Island for a memorable snorkeling trip.

Additional Included Highlights

  • : From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • : Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • : We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • : Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • : Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • : Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • : Prices included economy inter-island airfares and all related charges for Honolulu - Kahului and Kahului - Kona. Flights are subject to change without notice until time of booking. Inter-island airlines charge a baggage handling fee of USD $25 per first checked suitcase on each inter-island flight. This fee is not covered by the prices is the responsibility of the guest. See Terms and Conditions for details.This trip experiences high elevations, we recommend guests with preexisting medical conditions talk with a doctor prior to travel.

Authentic Dining

  • Oahu: Dive into an al fresco, sustainably sourced Farm-to-Table lunch while enjoying epic views of the North Shore.
  • Maui: You are invited to choose your own dining experience from a selection of restaurants for your Dine-Around Evening. Your options include a magical evening at the Wailele Luau for a taste of traditional Polynesian cuisine and dance or one of your resort’s other acclaimed restaurants.
  • Maui: If there were an award for "exceptional Maui restaurant in the unlikeliest of locations," Haliimaile General Store would definitely take the cake. Instead, this longtime Maui dining classic has been lauded as everything from "Best Hawaiian Regional" to "Best Restaurant on Maui." Chef Beverly Gannon is Maui's favorite chef, bar none. One of Hawaii's most heralded chefs, this restaurant has drawn dining aficionados from around the world for over 32 years, as well as locals. Maui’s original farm-to-table restaurant, the menu exclusively features locally sourced Hawaiian produce, meats and products. Our dishes are a unique blend of fresh Hawaiian flavors, local Asian influences, and modern preparations.

Insight Experiences

  • Oahu: On your journey around Oahu take in epic views from Pali Lookout. Travel beneath the towering Ko’olau Mountains and along the rugged Windward Coast. Reach Sunset Beach and visit Haleiwa, the social and artistic hub of the North Shore.
  • Kona: Join a Local Expert to learn about incredible Kona coffee. Enjoy a tasting of this gourmet speciality and see native plants, fruits and the organic coffee fields on your tour around the plantation.

Make Travel Matter

  • Oahu: MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® as you join an eco-tour with your Local Expert in the Hawaiian Legacy Forest and plant a native Milo tree contributing to the healing of the local ecosystem.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Honolulu: Visit Pearl Harbour and step aboard the USS Arizona Memorial and recount the events that led the US to join World War II.
  • Honolulu: See the Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, honouring all those who served in the US Armed Forces and lost their lives during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
  • Maui: Visit the awe-inspiring Iao Valley State Park and see the 1,200-foot landmark Iao Needle, overlooking the final resting place of Hawaii’s native chiefs.
  • Maui: Visit one of the last working pineapple farms with a fun and knowledgeable Local Expert. Discover the impact these plantations had on the islands and sample some of the extra sweet Maui Gold variant.
  • Maui: Choose to visit the Haleakala National Park offering an astonishing volcanic landscape.
  • Maui: Set sail to the crescent-shaped Molokini Island for a memorable snorkeling trip.
  • Maui: Choose to visit the Haleakala National Park offering an astonishing volcanic landscape.
  • Maui: Set sail to the crescent-shaped Molokini Island for a memorable snorkeling trip.
  • Hawaii: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Take the stunning Crater Rim Drive around the Kilauea Caldera and walk through the otherworldly Thurston lava tube (when available).

Well-being

  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Big Island

Available on Day 9

Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Immerse yourself in Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. On a fun off-road adventure and relaxed trail walk, experience dramatic views of Pololu Valley, charming footbridges, historic taro terraces and intimate waterfalls. With an opportunity to swim at a waterfall, this is the perfect tour for all ages. Lunch Included.
Adult Price: $204

Reviews
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Independent Reviews
John Mannen Jr
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Service
I have worked with Michelle on several trips now. Always the best.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you so much! We will be sure to share this with Michelle. We appreciate the repeat business and trust in us to make your vacations happen.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Vacation
Airports were a nightmare. Delays long lines etc. Trip itself was excellent. Food hotels and tour events were all very good. Insight director Andrew was very good. I have found Insight to be a step up for travelers
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