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Hawaii Big Island Tour

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Experience Hawaii's warmth, color and history - on two wheels! Bicycle dappled banyan-lined roadways, past lush coffee plantations and immense lava fields pummeled by surf. Hike into the volcanic moonscape of Kilauea Iki's crater. Take a luxury catamaran to a private snorkeling bay. Be awed by the island's astonishing biological diversity. Visit many of its historic and sacred places and discover Kilauea’s secrets in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Hawaii is paradise - perfected on a bicycle.

Tourenrad, Rennrad
6 Tage
362 km / 225 mi
$ 3,678.- / € 3,252.-
  • Can be tailored to all levels.
  • All meals include except one dinner.
  • Pu’uhonua O Hõnaunau (City Of Refuge )National Historic Park included.
  • Kilauea (Hawaii volcanoes) National Park included.
  • Sailing trip to great snorkel and dive spot included+ snorkel equipment, instructions, food and drinks.
  • Hiking.

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Details

Typ
Tourenrad, Rennrad
Dauer
6 Tage
Niveau
Leicht = Untrainiert, normale Kondition
Moderat = guter Radfahrer mit guter Kondition
Anspruchsvoll = sehr Erfahren, sehr gut trainiert
Leicht
Tour führung
Gruppentour = Mit Führung und Support
Individuell = mit Beschreibung und Karten
Gruppentour
Tagesdistanz
60-80 km / 37-50 mi
Gesamtdistanz
362 km / 225 mi
Unterkunft
DeLuxe = 4-5 Sterne Hotel oder Excellence B&B
Basic = 1-2 Sterne Hotel/Motel oder B&B
Camping = Zelt, Sporthalle oder Firmegelände
Luxus, Vollpension
Gepäcktransport
Daily luggage transfers
Fahrrad
Inbegriffen
Daten
04 Nov 2018 - 09 Nov 2018
18 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
02 Dec 2018 - 07 Dec 2018
27 Dec 2018 - 03 Jan 2019
03 Feb 2019 - 08 Feb 2019
17 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
10 Mrz 2019 - 15 Mrz 2019
24 Mrz 2019 - 29 Mrz 2019
07 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
2019 start dates April 21, Oct. 6, 20, Nov. 3, 17, Dec. 1, 27.
PRICE 2019: $3746
Start
Waikoloa
Ziel
Kona
Flughafen Anfang
Kona International Airport
Flughafen Ende
Kona International Airport

Preise

Preis pro Person
The tour price per person
$ 3,678.-
Zuschlag zur Einzel
Wenn Sie auf Reisen nur eine einzige zusätzliche Gebühr. With some group tours you can avoid a single supplement by sharing a room with another rider.
$ 917.-

Itinerary

Day 1:

The start of your Big Island bike tour: Meet in Kona. Ride to the City of Refuge and Kona’s coffee country.
20 miles, 1,700’ gain.
Meet us at the Royal Kona (public shuttle is available from/to the Kona airport) in the heart of downtown Kona. Bicycle south through Kona's coffee plantations. Continue past mango, banana and avocado trees down to the ocean. Lunch at the white sands of the City of Refuge, Pu 'uhonua O Honaunau national historic park. Long-ago Hawaiians who had displeased their king fled to this sacred place; many of its ancient ruins remain. This afternoon, stop for a tour and tasting at Greenwell Coffee Farm. Tonight, stay at the Royal Kona Oceanfront Resort and enjoy the oceanside pool, take advantage of the full-service on-site spa, or visit the local shops.

Day 2:

Visit South Point, the southern-most point of the United States. Bike to Punalu’u black sand beach for an encounter with Honu (green sea turtles).
35 miles, 2,700’ gain.
Shuttle to South Point, explore the scenic bluffs of the southern-most point in the United States. Pedal to Na’alehu for lunch at the Sweet Bread Bakery, which happens to be the southern-most bakery in the U.S. After lunch, ride the scenic southern flank of Mauna Loa to the macadamia and coffee farm-rich village of Pahala. Watch for the Hawaiian goose, the Nene, strutting here and there. Continue on to the black sand beaches of Punalu’u. Spy some honu (green sea turtles) sunning on the rocky beach. Shuttle to Volcano for tonight’s stay at Chalet Kilauea Rainforest Hotel.
NOTE: The highway up to Volcano is open and safe for visitors, as are businesses and amenities in the town of Volcano.

Day 3:

Enjoy the gentle, gradual downhill from Mauna Loa. Stop to tour Akatsuka Orchid Garden, then continue downhill for an exhilarating 4,000’ descent through forests of guava, iron wood and hibiscus.
30 miles, 400’ gain (4,000’ descent).
Take it easy today coasting down from Mauna Loa. Visit Akatsuka Orchid Garden for a tour and tasting where you’ll get your fill of the tangy sweet poha berries. Pedal on to the small town of Pahoa where some roads disappeared beneath creeping lava just a few years ago. Bicycle through banyan forest and farmland beside the spectacular rocky coastline. Shuttle to the Hilo Hawaiian for the next 2 nights’ stay with oceanfront views overlooking Hilo Bay.

NOTE: As above, the highway through the town of Volcano is open and safe for visitors. We may update our itinerary when services re-open in Volcanoes National Park.

Day 4:

This morning: Explore historic Hilo. This afternoon: Cruise the eastern shore for a glimpse of rare island formation.
Spend the morning exploring the historic town of Hilo by bike or on foot. Sample as much as you like of the farmer’s market, the Arboretum, Tsunami museum, shopping and majestic Rainbow Falls. After lunch on your own, shuttle up to Mauna Kea to take in the sights and then join a local tour company to learn about the large telescopes and many observatories on Mauna Kea. Then enjoy sunset and dinner before stargazing.

Day 5

Explore storied Akaka Falls. Visit dramatic Waipio Valley. Ride the Kohala Coast and Waimea ranchland.
20 miles, 2,000’ gain with options for more.
Bicycle gentle side roads through banana and papaya plantations along the rugged tropical coastline. Cruise under hanging vines along the botanic gardens and local surf spots. Feeling like a challenge? Cycle up to Akaka Falls – or hop in the van to the view the home of the waterfall-climbing goby fish. Shuttle to the an iconic viewpoint overlooking the thousand-food cliffs of the Waipio Valley. Walls swathed in tropical green stand tall, protecting this ancient valley on three sides; the fourth is the sapphire sea. Feel like a bit more cycling? Continue through lush countryside into cowboy country before shuttling over the shoulder of Kohala to quiet Hawi village. Stay tonight at the Kohala Village Inn.

Day 6:

Celebrate a week well spent with a cruise aboard a luxury catamaran to snorkel a hidden bay.
After breakfast, shuttle to the western Kohala Coast (or bike if you wish) to board a 58-foot luxury sailing catamaran. Sail to a great dive and snorkel spot along the coast. Snorkel equipment, instruction, food, and drinks are included in your trip fee. Watch for humpback whales during their January through March migration. Some groups are fortunate enough to spy as many as 40 whales and a dozen breechings — an awesome experience! We’ll hold our closing ceremonies on the beach before heading back to Kona for return flights home.

Map & Routes

Karte
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Bicycle

Orbea:
We start with a fleet of premium quality, lightweight bicycles with frame sizes from 44 to 64 cm on road bikes. Hybrid flat-bar bike sizes range from 15 to 22.5 inches. Our road bikes have custom Shimano drivetrains with a gear range we call “Better than Triple” which gears our bikes the range of a trip with the performance and reliability of the compact double while hybrids feature Shimano Deore/LX 27 speed components.
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