Best of Hawaii Four-Island Tour

From $1999 (was $2249)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

12 Days
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Hawaii Vacation Package Details

This value-packed Hawaii vacation features many fantastic inclusions at prices you won’t find anywhere else! Enjoy a fascinating Pearl Harbor experience, four different island tours, a river cruise, and a Farewell Breakfast. One of our friendly local Tour Directors will accompany you the entire way and show you the best of Hawaii in an intimate experience! 

Tour Includes

Sightseeing
  • Oahu
  • Hawaii Island
  • Kauai
  • Maui
Additional Flights
  • 3 Inter-Island Flights
  • Includes one piece of checked baggage per person
Hotel Accommodations
  • 11 Nights
  • Beachfront or centrally-located hotels
  • Hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Service
  • A professionally trained local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room throughout your land tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Easy Going
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*Note: 2020 tour itinerary is 13 days. 2021 tour itinerary is 12 days. 

Tour Highlights

  • See the USS Arizona Memorial and visitor center at Pearl Harbor
  • Enjoy a full-day island tour and another full day at leisure to explore Oahu
  • Stroll the world-famous Waikiki Beach
  • Visit Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park
  • Walk the iconic Punaluu Black Sand Beach
  • Witness the mystical Fern Grotto on a Wailua Riverboat cruise
  • 6 included sightseeing tours

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The Best of Hawaii 4-Island Tour

Tours Starts: Honolulu, HI

Tours Ends: Kona, HI

Day 1

Fly to Honolulu, Hawaii

Guests who have made their flight arrangements with YMT will met by a representative and transferred to the hotel.

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger

Day 2

Pearl Harbor and National Cemetery of the Pacific

Following the Guest Welcome this morning is an exciting highlight—a tour of Pearl Harbor Experience Tour. You'll stop at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, where you will learn all about the events that brought the United States into WWII. Watch a short film before heading out on a Navy launch around the USS Arizona Memorial, then enjoy some time to browse the Visitor Center gift shop for unique souvenirs. We continue on a slow drive through the National Cemetery of the Pacific, which is set in a dormant volcano known as the Punchbowl Crater.

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger

Day 3

Oahu Leisure Day

Enjoy a leisure day in paradise from your centrally located Waikiki hotel, just a few minutes’ walk from famous Waikiki Beach and shopping on Kalakaua Avenue. You may also visit the Hawaii Army Museum, which tells the military story of Hawaii; admission is free.

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger

Day 4

Oahu Island Tour

Take an included full-day tour and discover the true island feel of Oahu! See the famous North Shore surfing beaches, stunning Hanauma Bay, and the Dole Pineapple Plantation—with fantastic stories from your driver guide!

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger

Day 5

Fly to Kauai

This tropical island paradise is known as the “Garden Isle” because of its daily rainbows, lush forests, majestic mountains, and emerald valleys. Visit the magnificent Opaekaa Falls before heading to the Wailua River Marina for a leisurely boat cruise along the beautiful Wailua River to the amazingly tropical and romantic Fern Grotto.

Kauai Shores Hotel

Days 6 & 7

Kauai Leisure Days

If ever there is a place to have an experience-of-a-lifetime, it’s here on Kauai! It’s no wonder that an impressive list of Hollywood productions have used this emerald island as a setting, including Jurassic Park, South Pacific, and Fantasy Island. Kauai is the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands and it is here that you will find tropical rain forests, forking rivers, and cascading waterfalls. Spend these two days however you'd like, perhaps even take a spectacular optional helicopter sightseeing flight and circle the entire island and see spectacular scenery, waterfalls, and the Na Pali coastline.

Kauai Shores Hotel

Day 8

Fly to Maui

Discover Maui on a sightseeing tour of the island and a visit to the stunning Iao Valley. You’ll also get to explore the small town of Lahaina, the picturesque old whaling capital of the Pacific. Discover Front Street and see one of the largest banyan trees in the US—it spans en entire city block and stands over 60 feet tall!

Kaanapali Beach Hotel

Day 9

Maui Leisure Day

Kaanapali is one of the best beaches in Hawaii and between the months of December and March you’ll see whales swimming offshore.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel

Day 10

Fly to Hawaii (Big Island)

Arrive in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii for a day of unique experiences. Visit the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center to sample the many scrumptious products and shop for gifts. Take a short tour at the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, a prominent grower, breeder, and retailer and home to over 500 varieties of orchids. Then discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Halemaumau Crater. The day continues at the iconic Punaluu Black Sand Beach, where many Hawaiian green sea turtles, or honu, rest on the lava and black sand. And to end this exciting day, stop at the Royal Kona Coffee Center, where you can sample several Kona coffees and buy some to take home.

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

Day 11

Hawaii (Big Island) Leisure Day

Nearing the end of your stay in Hawaii, relax by the beach or stroll along the bay to explore the quaint waterfront old town of Kona.

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

Day 12

Farewell Feast and Leisure Day

We are including a fabulous evening event for you—our Hawaiian Farewell Feast. Entertainment, dinner and a drink are included at this event, right on the grounds of your hotel!

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

Day 13

Depart for Home

Transfer to Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole for your flight home. Most flights leave in the evening or at night and arrive on the mainland the next day.


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.

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Best of Hawaii 4 Island Tour 2021

Tours Starts: Honolulu, HI

Tours Ends: Maui, HI

Day 1

Fly to Honolulu, Hawaii

Guests who have made their flight arrangements with YMT will met by a representative and transferred to the hotel.

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger or similar

Day 2

Pearl Harbor and National Cemetery of the Pacific

Following the Guest Welcome this morning is an exciting highlight—the Pearl Harbor Experience Tour. You'll stop at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, where you will learn all about the events that brought the United States into WWII. Watch a short film before heading out on a Navy launch around the USS Arizona Memorial, then enjoy some time to browse the Visitor Center gift shop for unique souvenirs. We continue on a slow drive through the National Cemetery of the Pacific, which is set in a dormant volcano known as Punchbowl Crater.

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger or similar

Day 3

Oahu Leisure Day

Enjoy a leisure day in paradise from your centrally located Waikiki hotel, just a few minutes’ walk from famous Waikiki Beach and shopping on Kalakaua Avenue. You may also visit the Hawaii Army Museum, which tells the military story of Hawaii; admission is free!

Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger or similar

Day 4

Hawaii (Big Island)

Arrive in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii for a day of unique experiences. Visit the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center to sample the many scrumptious products and shop for gifts. Take a short tour at the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, a prominent grower, breeder, and retailer and home to over 500 varieties of orchids. Then discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Halemaumau Crater. The day continues at the iconic Punaluu Black Sand Beach, where many Hawaiian green sea turtles, or honu, rest on the lava and black sand. And to end this exciting day, stop at the Royal Kona Coffee Center, where you can sample several Kona coffees and buy some to take home.

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel or similar

Days 5 & 6

Hawaii (Big Island) Leisure Days

You can enjoy your two days of leisure on the Big Island by exploring the “Gold Coast” in a wide variety of ways—riding in a horse-drawn carriage, skimming the seas in a glass bottom boat, or snorkeling below the waves. If you prefer to keep your feet on dry land, you may choose to take a leisurely walking tour through historic Kailua Town or one of the many island gorgeous coffee plantations.

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel or similar

Day 7

Fly to Kauai

This tropical island paradise is known as the “Garden Isle” because of its daily rainbows, lush forests, majestic mountains, and emerald valleys. Visit the magnificent Opaekaa Falls before heading to the Wailua River Marina for a leisurely boat cruise along the beautiful Wailua River to the amazingly tropical and romantic Fern Grotto.

Kauai Shores Hotel or similar

Day 8

Kauai Leisure Day

If ever there is a place to have an experience-ofa- lifetime, it’s here on Kauai! It’s no wonder that an impressive list of Hollywood productions have used this emerald island as a setting, including Jurassic Park, South Pacific, and Fantasy Island. Kauai is the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands and it is here that you will find tropical rain forests, forking rivers, and cascading waterfalls. Spend today however you'd like, perhaps even take a spectacular optional helicopter sightseeing flight and circle the entire island and see spectacular scenery, waterfalls, and the breathtaking Na Pali coastline.

Kauai Shores Hotel or similar

Day 9

Fly to Maui

Discover beautiful Maui on a sightseeing tour of the island and a visit to the stunning Iao Valley. Learn about the Iao Valley and Lahaina on a guided tour after you land at Kahului Airport. See Courthouse Square, home to the oldest Banyan tree in the United States, which has grown to a towering 60 feet high with a sprawling canopy that covers an entire city block. The afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy and get settled at your leisure.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel or similar

Days 10 & 11

Maui Leisure Days

This morning, we are including a fabulous event for you—a Hawaiian Farewell breakfast. Spend the rest of your day at your leisure in Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Known as the “Valley Isle,” this majestic island has two main peaks over a mile high, thousands of beautiful waterfalls and pools, 120 miles of shoreline, and more than 80 golden beaches. Maui is also the best place in the Hawaiian Islands for whale-watching in the winter months. Majestic humpback whales and their calves are common sights, acrobatically breaching in the warm, shallow waters just off the coast.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel or similar

Day 12

Depart for Home

Transfer to the airport for your flight home. Most flights leave in the evening or at night and arrive on the mainland the next day. (B)


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

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FAQ

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You can move travel dates easily and without incurring cancellation fees or penalties. You can change your land tour date anytime up to 45 days prior to departure and your cruise tour up to 95 days prior to departure. See our 2021 Peace of Mind Program for more details.

A worry-free experience for our guests is very important to us. With guest's help and the implementation of a few changes and new protocols such as increased sanitization, responsible social distancing, and enhanced tour director training, you can continue to enjoy peace-of-mind while traveling. For more information on our new safety protocols, please see our Travel Safe Program.

No, guests will not need to bring adapters or converters as Hawaii uses standard 110V plugs.

U.S. guests do not need a passport or visa for this tour. Starting October 1, 2021, guests are required to have a REAL ID-compliant identification which includes REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses, U.S. passports, U.S. passport cards, U.S. military IDs, and federally recognized tribal-issues photo IDs.

A full list can be found here: https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/identification

Before this date, any government-issued ID, including any state driver's license and any federal ID, will suffice.

Several weeks prior to your departure date, you will receive notification via email that Optional Tours are available for booking at an additional cost. These Optional Tours are also available for purchase online by logging into your YMT account. Optional Tour information will also be mailed to you along with your travel documents.

Temperatures in Hawaii range between lower 80's in the fall/winter months and higher 80's in the summer months (May-Sep). Hawaii has a tropical climate, but the temperature can vary depending on altitude and the surroundings. The islands receive most of its rainfall from the trade winds on the north and east sides of each island. The coastal areas tend to be drier, especially the south and west sides. The rainy season tends to be during the winter months of October to April. The overnight temperature rarely drops below 65 degrees at the lower elevations. On this tour, you may experience lower temperatures at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (in the 60s during the daytime).

You can find more on the weather in Hawaii here.

We recommend bringing a light jacket or sweater for the buses or flights. As well, please consider the range of temperature and climates you may encounter in Hawaii and pack clothing you can be comfortable in for each of them. Wearing layers allows you to be comfortable on the bus and while sightseeing.

For more information, check out our What To Pack For Your Hawaiian Vacation article.

Anything you want! There are so many things to do in Oahu, but we do recommend going to the famous Waikiki Beach, shopping on Kalakaua Avenue, or the Hawaii Army Museum.

For more information, check out our Things To Do Near Waikiki Beach, Hawaii article.

Yes we do! Check out our 14 Words You Should Know Before Visiting Hawaii article and our article on Unique Aspects of Hawaiian Culture. Also check out our blog for more information on Hawaii.

You will need U.S. dollars.



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