Hawaii: Aloha to Paradise

A Hawaiian Adventure through Oahu, The Big Island, and Maui

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10 days | 9 nights • 21 meals
Starting at $6,497

Explore the breathtaking volcanic islands of Hawaii on this exclusive trip limited to only 25 travelers! We’re proud to say this tour has a plethora of unique attractions that you’ll only find on a CTD trip. Come travel with us to Hawaii and see why this land full of history, beauty, and culture is a world-renowned tropical paradise.

Our flight to Honolulu from Los Angeles will most likely depart in the morning hours, as early as 8:30 a.m. Country Travel Discoveries will provide those who wish a complimentary pre-night room near the Los Angeles Int'l Airport. Please let us know at time by time of final payment if you would like to take advantage of this offer.

DAY 1—ALOHA TO OAHU: THE GATHERING PLACE
Arrive in Honolulu where you will be greeted at the airport with a traditional flower lei before transferring to your luxury hotel in Waikiki Beach. Enjoy a festive welcome dinner with your fellow travelers at Tiki’s Grill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. D

DAY 2—PINEAPPLE EXPRESS TRAIN/MOHALA FARMS
Today we embark on a historical and agricultural tour of Oahu starting with a two-mile excursion aboard the Pineapple Express Train. Continue to the sugar cane fields at Mohala Farms, a 6-acre organic farm and non-profit organization in Hawaii. Continue along the eastern shore to our next stop – the Byodo-In Temple. The lush gardens and serene koi ponds make it a true “paradise on earth.” B, L

DAY 3—PEARL HARBOR/THE HANGAR
Venture to Pearl Harbor for a day of historic sightseeing. Begin with a brief film about the infamous attack on December 7, 1941. Then, board an excursion boat to take you on a narrated tour to the USS Arizona Memorial. Returning to shore, tour the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum then travel by coach across the floating bridge to Ford Island and the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. Enjoy a delicious lunch at The Hangar Café, a World War II themed restaurant. Take an audio-guide tour of the museum, named the “#1 historical spot worth traveling for.” Conclude the afternoon with a docent-led tour aboard the battleship USS Missouri. Dinner tonight at the famous Tanaka of Tokyo Hibachi Restaurant. B, L, D

DAY 4—NATIONAL MEMORIAL CEMETERY OF THE PACIFIC/IOLANI PALACE
This morning, travel to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, formed during the Honolulu Volcanic Series. The massive extinct volcano is one of the most notable landmarks on the island of Oahu! Next, drive past the Hawaii State Capitol. The columns around the building’s perimeter resemble royal palm trees! Arriving at Iolani Palace, embark on an historic audio-guide tour of the only royal palace in the U.S. Continue on a driving tour of historic Honolulu to see Ali’iolani Hale, the State Supreme Court building. B, L

DAY 5—THE BIG ISLAND/KAILUA-KONA
Travel to the Honolulu Airport for our short flight to the Big Island of Hawaii, the biggest and most volcanically active of the Hawaiian island chain. Upon arrival, ride to the charming seaside town of Kailua-Kona where we’ll enjoy lunch and a relaxing afternoon alongside the Pacific Ocean. B, L

DAY 6—PU'UHONUA O HONAUNAU NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK/KONA COFFEE FARM/LUAU
Travel along the coast to the Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. From the park, we journey to Bay View Kona Coffee Farm. Take a fascinating tour of the farm, concluding with tasty samples. Next, enjoy a typical Hawaiian picnic lunch on the scenic hillside overlooking Kealakekua Bay. This evening, join fellow travelers for the spectacular Voyagers of the Pacific Luau at the Royal Kona Resort. B, L, D

DAY 7—HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Journey to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and see Kilauea, the most active volcano in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the most visited volcano in the world. Lunch will be served in the famous Kilauea Lodge Restaurant, which overlooks the Kilauea caldera and the billowing Halema’uma’u Crater. B, L

DAY 8MAUI/HALEAKALA
We are off to Maui aboard a short inter-island flight. Arrive on Maui midday before taking a scenic ride across the sugar cane fields, ascending the more than 10,000-foot-high dormant volcano – Haleakala. We’ll experience stark volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forest with unforgettable views above the clouds! B, L

DAY 9SUNSET DINNER CRUISE
Today is a day to relax your mind, body, and spirit! Walk along the spectacular sandy Ka’anapali Beach or engage in an array of cultural activities at the resort– possibly a hula class or lei making. This evening, join your fellow travelers for the final highlight of your Hawaiian holiday – a sunset dinner cruise aboard a beautiful sailing vessel. Beverages, gourmet meal, and scrumptious dessert will be enjoyed while watching the sun set over the western Pacific Ocean. B, D

DAY 10MAUI OCEAN CENTER/HOME
Travel to the Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii, and enjoy a self-guided tour of this world-renowned center. After lunch, transfer to the Maui International Airport (Kahului), to board your flight back home to the U.S. mainland. B, L

Quality Accommodations

Nights 1-4:
Queen Kapiolani, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
Nights 5-7:
Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona
Nights 8-9:
Royal Lahaina Resort, Maui
Pre/Post Nights:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Los Angeles LAX El Segundo

Date:
Oct 10-19, 2024 New Date
Oct 24-Nov 2, 2024
April 3-13, 2025
Nov 6-16, 2025 New Date

Price Per Person 2024:
Double $6,497
Single $8,125

Price Per Person 2025:
Double $6,637
Single $8,245

Pre/Post Tour Hotel
$158/night 2024
$188/night 2025

Depart/Return:
Los Angeles, CA

Inclusions:
Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles
Free airport shuttle or hotel parking
Welcome Dinner and meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Fees and tips for included attractions and meals
Luggage handling at most hotels
Free bottled water on coach
24-hour emergency call service

2024 Departure-

Arrival/Departure Time
Our Welcome Dinner is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Day 1.

October 10-19, 2024 Schedule your flight into Los Angeles to arrive at the airport by 6:00 a.m. on Day 1, Thursday, October 10 for our scheduled departure on American Airlines #31 at 8:00 a.m., arriving into Honolulu at 10:53 a.m. Country Travel Discoveries will provide those who wish a complimentary pre-night room near the Los Angeles Int'l Airport to accommodate the early morning departure from Los Angeles.

Schedule your flight home with flight departure times from Los Angeles after 11:00 a.m. on Day 13 (Sunday, October 20). The group will fly together from Maui on Saturday, October 19 to Los Angeles Int’l Airport departing Maui on American Airlines #645 at 9:45 p.m., arriving into Phoenix at 6:31 a.m. the morning of Sunday, October 20. The group will connect to American Airlines #1668 departing Phoenix at 7:30 a.m. and arriving into Los Angeles Int’l Airport at 9:00 a.m.

October 24-November 2, 2024 Schedule your flight into Los Angeles to arrive at the airport by 5:00 a.m. on Day 1, Thursday, October 24 for our scheduled departure on Alaska Airlines #807 at 7:00 a.m., arriving into Honolulu at 10:00 a.m. Country Travel Discoveries will provide those who wish a complimentary pre-night room near the Los Angeles Int'l Airport to accommodate the early morning departure from Los Angeles.

Schedule your flight home with flight departure times after 8:45 a.m. on Day 13 (Sunday, November 3). The group will fly together from Maui on Saturday, November 2 to Los Angeles Int’l Airport departing Maui on Hawaiian Airlines #555 at 8:15 p.m., arriving into Honolulu at 8:54 p.m. The group will connect to Hawaiian Airlines #4 departing Honolulu at 10:25 p.m. and arriving into Los Angeles Int’l Airport at 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning, November 3.

Land Only:
If you do not arrange your flights through us, we recommend scheduling your flight to arrive by 10:00 a.m. on Day 1 into Honolulu and depart Maui anytime after 5:00 p.m.

Airport Transportation / Vehicle Parking
Our Pre and Post hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Los Angeles International Airport. Parking is offered at a rate of $20 + tax/day during the tour at our hotel in Los Angeles with a Pre or Post night booked.

Walking Distance
Moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking will be on uneven paths or on sandy/rocky surfaces. While walking canes are allowed, we are unable to accommodate travelers using other mobility devices, including walkers and wheelchairs.

Average Temps
October – high of 87°, low of 74°
November – high of 84°, low of 72°

Time Zone Hawaii Standard Time
Hotel Amenities All hotel rooms offer a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, and a coffee maker. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered in the hotels, and each hotel features a swimming pool and spa (extra charge).

Additional Information
A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour, including information sent upon receipt of your reservation.

Please note that elevations do reach up to 10,000 feet on this tour. Cooler weather and high winds can prevail at higher elevations (especially atop Haleakala on Maui).

Travel Protection Available?
Yes, see CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/TravelProtectionPlan.

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