11 days in Kauai Itinerary

11 days in Kauai Itinerary

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11 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Wainiha
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

4
nights
Wainiha

Wainiha ©
Wainiha is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, trek along Kalalau Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Kalalau Lookout, and kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wainiha trip planner .

Honolulu to Wainiha is an approximately 4-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Wainiha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Hanalei, Ke'e Beach
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Anini Beach ©
Anini Beach

6
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Poipu: Lydgate State Park (in Wailua), Kapaa (Kayaking & Canoeing, Photography Tours, & more) and Waimea (Aunty Liliko'i & Waimea Canyon State Park). Next up on the itinerary: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Allerton Garden, stroll through Poipu Beach Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Poipu day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wainiha to Poipu. In October, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Lihue, Kapaa, Waimea, Original Red Dirt Shirts, Swinging Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

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