Join us in Hawaii, the birthplace of surfing, hula-dance and the infamous ukulele.
Hawaii, a unique paradise on Earth, will surprise you with its blue lagoons, pristine beaches, dramatic coastline, rivers flowing along the bottom of deep canyons, virgin rainforests, majestic volcanoes and lava fields.
Our 7-day journey is going to be a perfect combination of an active adventure and beach time, with plenty of hiking and water sports (snorkeling and surfing) and immersion into Hawaii's rich culture and history.
Assisted by knowledgeable local expert and story-teller Katya Belykh, you will get introduce to the local Hawaii-style life and explore all over the Big Island , its most impressive highlights as well as hidden gems.
Good to know:
We travel on a shoulder season, between summer and winter holidays, a perfect time when the weather is clear and ocean is still warm, and there is much less crowds around.
✈️ Trip start/end: Kailua-Kona, HI
🥾 Average Daily hiking distance: ~ up 6-8 miles /day
😫 Level of difficulty: Easy (good for Beginner hikers)
🏡 Accommodation: COMFORT 3* hotels, BBs & lodges (2 ppl sharing twin rooms with private bathroom)
🍭 Kids: 15+ (assisted by parent)
Beginning July 8, 2021, individuals fully vaccinated in the United States or its Territories may enter Hawaii on domestic flights without pre-travel testing/quarantine starting the 15th day after the completion of their vaccination. All other travelers must have their negative test results from a Trusted Testing and Travel Partner(link is external) prior to departing as an alternative to Hawaii’s mandatory 10-day quarantine.
In if the Trip is canceled by Organizer, the amount paid by Participant will be fully refundable;
If the trip is cancelled by Participant due to any reason, the following penalties will be applied:
- Cancellation 31 o more days before departure - fully refundable
- Cancellation 30 to 21 calendar days before departure - up to 50% of the trip cost, including registration deposit
- Cancellation 20 to 0 calendar days before departure – non refundable
On the day of arrival we will have free time to do some groceries shopping for the upcoming days of travel (fruits, water, hiking snacks, breakfast essential if needed etc).
Hotel's rooms normally have a mini-fridge, microwave , coffee-maker and sometimes even a basic stove so you can cook for yourself in you would like to.
Hotel in Naalehu offers complimentary fruits and hot drinks for breakfast, other hotels in Kona and Hilo have breakfast available at their restaurant for additional cost.
We normally make a stop for coffee and pastry every morning before we start an active day.
We take our own snack for hiking trails or make a stop at the local restaurant if time and itinerary allows.
We make an advanced group table reservations in the restaurants. If you would like to opt for a different place - no problem, just let the Team Leader know.
Meals are not included in the Trip cost.
Arrival in Kona before noon. Airport pickup. Lunch in town.
Visiting Kekaha Kai State Park. Easy hiking to its most beautiful beaches. Free time for swimming and relaxation.
In the evening - a visit to local Kava Bar. Learning about kava – an ancient drink of Pacific people.
Team reunion at dinner. Introduction to the following days of the trip,.
Overnight: 3* Kona Seaside hotel or similar (within just a minute walk from beach and restaurants).