GLOBUS 2017: Grand Hawaii Vacation (EK)
13 days from Honolulu to Maui
Whether you're snorkeling in Hawaii's tranquil waters, admiring the spectacular beauty of Kauai, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, no one brings out Hawaii's best like Globus. From Pearl Harbor's famous Battleship Row to a festive luau with authentic Polynesian dancing, Hawaii's allure to vacationers is powerful indeed and on this Hawaii tour, you'll visit Oahu, the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui-along with their most famous attractions. Feel the sand in your feet as the ocean waves roll over them, and marvel at the black-sand beaches on Hawaii's Big Island. Watch the surfers attempt to master the waves in Waikiki Beach. Be mesmerized by the pineapple and sugar cane fields, and thoroughly savor Kona coffee, some of the best coffee in the world! Revitalize your spirit at Kauai's Waimea Canyon, the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific;' Maui's Haleakala National Park, with its volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rainforest; and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you'll learn about this active volcano. On this Hawaii tour, Globus has also arranged some out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. In Kona, sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread at a Punalu'u Bake Shop. Coffee fans will enjoy visiting the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, where you'll learn about Kona's coffee industry, and Kauai Coffee Company, Hawaii's largest coffee plantation. All of this and more await you in the tropical paradise of the Hawaiian Islands. So let Globus handle all the details on this Hawaii tour while you relax, capture photos, savor the food, and enjoy yourself on this amazing vacation!
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- Offer valid through 9/30/2017
- 13 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Honolulu||Upon arrival to the island of Oahu, you are greeted in the traditional Polynesian way-with a warm aloha and a LEI of fresh flowers. Transfer to your hotel in Waikiki. The remainder of your day is at leisure.|
|Day 2||Honolulu||A breakfast get-together with your Tour Director reviews activities scheduled throughout your stay. Next, a tour of PEARL HARBOR's famous Battleship Row. Listen to a narration of the dramatic air attack of December 7, 1941, and visit the USS Arizona and the impressive MEMORIAL dedicated to the 1,102 men still entombed. You will also have an opportunity to visit the MUSEUM, an excellent way to learn about Pearl Harbor Day, the Japanese strategy and military craft, and the individuals involved in the attack. Then, on to Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sights include Chinatown, the Hawaii State Capitol, royal 'Iolani Palace, and the statue of Kamehameha the Great. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel. (B,D)|
|Day 3||Honolulu||Today is free to relax, swim, enjoy water sports, or laze on the beach. Take the optional excursion to the Polynesian Cultural Center for authentic island arts, crafts, history, music, a dinner buffet, and a spectacular Polynesian show with more than 100 performers. This evening, enjoy an optional sunset cruise with dinner, Hawaiian cocktails, and splendid views of the glittering Waikiki coastline and Diamond Head. (B)|
|Day 4||Kona||Board a morning flight to the 'Big Island' of Hawaii. Upon arrival in Hilo on the east coast, drive to HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK and visit the JAGGAR MUSEUM, where you will learn about this active volcano. Here, see Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Next, enjoy an included lunch followed by a stop at [LF] PUNALU'U BAKE SHOP to sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread introduced to the area by Portuguese sugar workers in the 19th century. This traditional favorite is not to be missed! Continue on to Kona, your home for the next three nights. (B,L)|
|Day 5||Kona||This morning, visit the [LF] KONA COFFEE LIVING HISTORY FARM, a working coffee and macadamia nut farm where you have the opportunity to learn about the history of Kona's coffee industry and the remarkable pioneers who established these farms. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a festive LUAU. You'll have the chance to learn to hula, try some traditional Hawaiian specialties like poi, and see captivating performances by Polynesian musicians and dancers. (B,D)|
|Day 6||Kona||Today is free for independent activities. Find a special place to relax poolside and enjoy the warm tropical sun and balmy breezes, enjoy an optional snorkeling cruise to Kealakekua Bay, or join the optional helicopter flightseeing excursion. (B)|
|Day 7||Kauai||A scenic flight to the 'Garden Isle' of Kauai, whose lush landscapes featuring orchids, hibiscus, and plumeria are often used as a setting for Hollywood films depicting tropical paradise. Upon arrival, proceed to Princeville and join your Tour Director, who hosts a special lunch while overlooking Bali Hai from the movie South Pacific. Afterward, view pretty `Opaeka`a Falls on the Wailua River before continuing to sunny Poipu Beach and your resort. (B,L)|
|Day 8||Kauai||Spend the day as you please! Take in refreshing ocean breezes from the beautiful white-sand beaches, immersing yourself in the heart of the island's beauty. No activities have been scheduled today to give you time to relax and enjoy your oceanfront resort. Optional tours include helicopter flightseeing or a zipline adventure in the mountains. (B)|
|Day 9||Kauai||Drive to Waimea, once the Polynesian capital of Kauai and the site where Captain Cook landed in the islands in 1778. Sightseeing highlights include WAIMEA CANYON, the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific,' and Hanapepe Valley. A stop at the largest coffee plantation in Hawaii, [LF] KAUAI COFFEE COMPANY, includes time at the visitor center, where you can learn about coffee production and the history of the Kauai Coffee Company. En route back to your hotel see SPOUTING HORN, the famous blowhole created from a lava tube. Spend your last evening on Kauai relaxing at the resort, exploring further, or indulging yourself in some souvenir shopping. (B,D)|
|Day 10||Maui||A morning flight takes you to the 'Valley Island' of Maui. Drive to the lush `IAO VALLEY to see the `Iao Needle, a spectacular volcanic spire. Visit LAHAINA, then continue on to Ka`anapali, your home for the next three nights. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B,D)|
|Day 11||Maui||Activities abound and your Tour Director is on hand to help you plan your day. A full free day to swim and sunbathe at the beach or hotel pool. Another choice is the 'Road to Hana,' one of the world's most impressive drives, with 54 bridges and numerous waterfalls. From mid-December to mid-April, a humpback whale-watching cruise is available. (B)|
|Day 12||Maui||The morning is dedicated to HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, site of the huge volcanic Haleakala Crater, known as the 'House of the Sun.' In 1980, this native ecosystem of cinder cones and dense rainforest was designated an International Biosphere Reserve. There's plenty of time in the afternoon to relax and enjoy your hotel's facilities and beach. (B,D)|
|Day 13||Maui||Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. Transfer to Kahului Airport to connect with your homebound flight. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
Dates & Prices do not include air travel.Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $360. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Honolulu/Hilo; Kona/Lihue; Lihue/Kahului. Air prices were effective on August 10, 2016, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.Supplement to upgrade to oceanfront rooms in Honolulu and Kauai: $300.Prices based on double room occupancy.Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.Single Room Supplement:$1,790; (oceanfront in Honolulu & Kauai) $2,060Triple Room Reduction per person:$115; (oceanfront in Honolulu & Kauai) $195Extra Nights per person in Honolulu (partial oceanview):in single room $330; in twin room $171; in triple room $162Extra Nights per person in Honolulu (oceanfront):in single room $420; in twin room $215; in triple room $192Extra Nights per person in Maui (partial oceanview):in single room $350; in twin room $193; in triple room $1712018 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in August 2017.Travel Terms & Conditions
The purchase of any travel services offered by Globus, constitutes a contractual arrangement between you (the Traveler) and Globus, and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.
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- The following charges are not included in the land vacation price unless otherwise noted: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; Intra-vacation air unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $11.20 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $4.00 per segment, and U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas (except on Cuba programs) and vaccinations; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Globus Group Leader in Cuba, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship's crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Globus menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; additional activities and excursions purchased online; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.
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