Sample Itinerary
Environment and Adventure in Hawaii
From sandy beaches with emerald-blue water and palm trees under tranquil skies to the rugged, black shoulders of volcanoes, the Hawaiian Islands teem with diversity. Beyond the terrain itself, the islands present an extraordinary variety of plants, animals and people.

10 to 14 days

Hotels from 2 to 5 star

Arrival in Honolulu, HI:

Aloha welcome with traditional lei greeting and visit to Pearl Harbor. Your accommodation will be in Waikiki with plenty of shopping, beautiful beaches and natural wonders surrounding you. Bike around Diamond Head Crater and Hike to the top or bike and hike to Manoa Falls. Visit an authentic, local fish market and auction.

Circle Island Tour:

See all the hot spots on Oahu during this day tour of the island including the Dole Plantation, North Shore beaches and ending at the Polynesian Cultural Center to visit the villages and experience an authentic Hawaiian Luau.

Environmental and Conservation Visits:

Visit Hanauma Bay and spend time snorkeling. Participate in a workshop at Sea Life Park. Visit NOAA and listen to a lecture by one of their experts. Join a local conservation agency by volunteering for a half-day project followed by a lecture on conservation and how it applies to the local area.

Transfer to Hilo, HI:

Hop on a short flight to the Big Island and the beautiful area of Hilo. Your accommodation here will be surrounded by lush vegetation and beautiful scenery. In downtown Hilo, take some time to visit the Pacific Tsunami Museum and walk through Hilo Farmer's Market.

Various sites:

Visit Akaka Falls State Park then head to Kapoho tidepools for some snorkeling. Spend plenty of time at the amazing Volcanoes National Park by day or full a fully different experience in the evening. Take an enchanted evening visit to the Mauna Kea Observatory for stargazing. Spend some time with a local professor from the University of Hilo's Conservation Department.

Transfer to Kona/Captain Cook, HI:

On your journey, make stops at Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, Papakolea Green Sand Beach and La'Aloa White Sand Beach. Take a day to kayak and snorkel at Kealakekua Bay.

Various sites:

Kona is known for their gourmet world-renowned coffee. Visit a local coffee plantation and  hear stories from the farmers and coffee pickers. Enjoy a sunset dinner on the coast and bid farewell to this tropical paradise.