5-Day Honolulu to Pearl Harbor, Polynesian Cultural Center, Small Island and Big Island Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-HNL-119A
Duration: 5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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5-Day Honolulu to Pearl Harbor, Polynesian Cultural Center, Small Island and Big Island Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Daily (2022-10-28 To 2022-12-21)

Highlights :
  • Break through a traditional itinerary and have a surprise experience every day! 
  • We will explore and enjoy the beautiful scenic views of Hawaii and all that it has to offer! 
  • Visit the most powerful, diverse and unique volcanic national park at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
  • The world-famous Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head are one of Hawaii's famous landmarks! Explore the majestic sea fountain and the Valley of the Temples with beautiful mountain views. 
  • The group fee includes the tip of the driver and guide throughout the entire journey!  
  • We will be staying at the Sheraton Hotel under Marriott, without changing hotels. This will make the journey easier. The hotel is within walking distance of the famous Waikiki Beach!

  • From December 22, 2021 to March 31, 2022, the selling price will be adjusted. Please click the specific date to check the price
  • An additional charge of $40 per room per night for admission difference will be applied when check in date is 06/01/2022-08/21/2022.
     
     

Itinerary

Welcome to Hawaii! We are so excited to take you through one of the best places in the world! 

Complimentary Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) pick-up service is available between 6:30 and 21:59.

 

Airport pick-up tips:

1. If you arrive with an international flight, please come out at Exit 2 (personal exit). The tour guide will wear a blue polo and will be holding a sign at the nearby exit to greet you.

2. If you are arriving on a domestic flight, please meet your guide at the baggage carousel of your flight (regardless of whether or not you have luggage).

Hotel:Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Or similar.

Rise and shine! This morning we will be visiting Pearl Harbor in the southwest part of Oahu, Hawaii. It is surrounded by mountains on three sides and faces the sea on the other. It is the only U.S. naval base that is a National Historic Landmark.  You can overlook the memorial that is directly above the wreckage of the USS Arizona BB-39, which was sunk in the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II.  Afterwards, we will visit the classic attractions in the city.

Itinerary:

Pearl Harbor (2.5 hours) → Iolani Palace (outside visit far away) → Hawaii State Capital (Pass by) → Hawaii Chinatown (Pass By) → Kamehameha Statue, Kapaau (outside visit) → Hotel

Hotel:Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Or similar.


Attractions

Iolani Palace, HI

The royal residence of Hawaiian Kingdom Rulers opened in 1871 is known as Lolani Palace. It has been built on the area of four hectares.

King Kamehameha Statue, HI

There are several King Kamehameha statues that can be found all around Hawaii, he is a highly honored monarch and was the one who was responsible for establishing the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Pearl Harbor, HI

The Pearl Harbor has a huge historical significance due to the world war second incident which happened here. The Harbor is located in the Oahu Island. The region around the Harbor comes under the US navy base.

In the morning, we will start the day by a small round-the-island essence tour!  The world-famous Waikiki and Diamond Head are one of Hawaii's most famous landmarks! Take a look at Kahala, a high-end residential area in Honolulu, the majestic sea fountain, and more. In the afternoon, we will go to the famous Polynesian Cultural Center to experience the most authentic indigenous culture and foods. 

Itinerary:

Waikiki Beach (pass by) → Diamond Head Crater Observation Deck (15 mins) → Hala High-end Residential Area (pass by) → Hālona Blowhole (15 mins) → White Sand Beach (pass by) → Nuuanu Pali Lookout (20 mins) → Hotel rest → Polynesian C C Dinner & Show (8.5 hours)

Hotel:Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Or similar.


Attractions

Diamond Head Crater, HI

The volcanic tuff cone on the Hawaiian Island in Oahu is known as Diamond Head Crater. It has the elevation of 232 meters. It is located in Honolulu USA.

Diamond Head, HI

In the heart of Hawaiian Island, there is a volcanic tiff cone that seems like a hill. The tourists can enjoy visiting this place from 6 am to 6 pm.

Waikiki Beach, HI

Waikiki Beach is an attractive ocean located in the Hawaiian state of America. Many public places are located at this place including AlaWAi Harbor, Kuhio Beach Park, Kahanamoku Lagoon, Fort DeRussy and Kapiolani Park.

Today you will arrive to the Hilo Airport on the Big Island by plane. The tour guide will be waiting for you and holding a sign for pick-up.

We will begin the tour by going to the Richardson Black Sand Beach! Richardson Black Sand Beach is formed by black volcanic sand and is a must-see site. It also has the best biscuit shop nearby along with the Rainbow Falls, and a beautiful Orchid Garden, which is a paradise on Earth for orchid lovers. 

Shortly after, we will have lunch and then head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Here you can observe the famous Kilauea Caldera, SteamVents and Halemaumau Crater. In addition, we will visit the Visitor Center, Kilauea Iki Crater Overlook and Chain of Craters Road. After the tour, we will provide transportation to the Hilo Airport.

Itinerary:

Honolulu to Big Island → Hilo Airport pick-up → Richardson Black Sand Beach or Hilo Black Sand Beach (30 mins) → Banyan Avenue/Queens Memorial Park (pass by) → Big Island Biscuit Shop (20 mins) → Rainbow Falls (20 mins) → Orchid Garden (20 mins) → Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1 hour) → Macadamia Nut Farm (20 mins) → Hilo Airport → Fly to Honolulu

Tips:

1. This product does not include air tickets from Honolulu to Hilo, please take care of yourself. 

2. Please book a flight to Hilo Airport (ITO) around 9:40 to start today's trip; after the trip, please book a flight departing from Hilo Airport (ITO) after 17:30. Suggested flight to Hilo: HA182 8:45-9:40 HNL-ITO Suggested flight from Hilo: HA371 17:25-18:18 ITO-HNL 

3. Since the itinerary sequence may be adjusted according to the actual situation, please check in with our customer service before purchasing the ticket.

Hotel:Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Or similar.


Attractions

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, HI

The Akatsuka Orchid Gardens combine bewitching floral beauty with wonderful scents from the numerous orchid plants in the gardens. It is a great place to learn of a beautiful plant.

Big Island, HI

Plenty of bewitching natural beauty come together to make up the Big Island. The diverse terrain in the area makes it a fascinating place to visit and get lost in natural beauty.

Hawaii, HI

Hawaii refers to the series of volcanic islands in the United States of America, famous for their landscapes, breaches, tropical foliage, types of sand and waterfalls. Oahu is considered the biggest city of Hawaii.

Today, we will head to the North Shore of Oahu for an excursion! We will observe the Valley of the Temples from afar, learn about the macadamia nut, visit the Kahuku shrimp farm, pass through the sunset beach and the town of Haleiwa, and experience the original ecological plantation (Dole Plantation) natural scenery! Following, we will end our pleasant trip to Hawaii and drive to the Honolulu Airport.

Itinerary:

Valley of the Temples (15 mins) → Macadamia Fruit Plantation (15 mins) → Kahuku Shrimp Farm (20 mins) → Sunset Beach (pass by) → Kualoa Regional Park (15 mins) → Hareyiwa Town (pass by) → Dole Plantation (20 mins) → Honolulu International Airport (HNL)



  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.​

  Entrance fees for scenic spots in the itinerary;

  Special meals: Polynesian Cultural Center and buffet dinner.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.


What's Excluded

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

  Expenditure for personal purposes.

  Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets.Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website. 

  A minimum of $12 service fee per passenger per day is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of driver and the tour guide. 

  Travel insurance.

  Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.

  Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service-fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.

Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.


  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Free Airport Pickup from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) between 06:30 AM to 10:30 PM.

Return Location

  • Book your flights to depart from Honolulu International airport after 4:00PM.

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Same Cancellation policy would apply even if the cancellation or reschedule request comes because of the COVID. We strictly follow the policy after COVID.
 
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from our travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that are incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred.

Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

Cancellation charges 

⇒  9-16 days prior to departure - 20% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  9 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date for any reason including COVID.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations. 

Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds. Each Cancellation Request must be received in writing by email.

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date. 

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

11. Final hotels booked may not be same as the one mentioned on the website.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

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