15 days in Kauai Itinerary

15 days in Kauai Itinerary

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15 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Poipu
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Calgary

7
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brennecke's Beach and Makawehi Bluff. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baby Beach and Lawa'i Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Poipu side-trips: Canyon Trail (in Waimea), Ninini Point Lighthouse (in Lihue) and Kauai Path (in Kapaa). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Koloa Rum Company, walk around Poipu Beach Park, and admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Poipu trip itinerary planner.

Calgary, Canada to Poipu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in November: high temperatures in Poipu hover around 32°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Lihue, Canyon Trail, Lawa'i Beach, Kauai Path
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach

6
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Secret Beach and Hanalei Beach. Visiting Koke'e Mountains and Kuilau Ridge Trail will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout, immerse yourself in nature at Koke`e State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Limahuli Garden and Preserve, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hanalei travel tool .

Traveling by car from Poipu to Hanalei takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kauai, Waimea, Koke`e State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kuilau Ridge Trail
Highlights from your plan
Limahuli Garden and Preserve ©
Limahuli Garden and Preserve
Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Koke`e State Park ©
Koke`e State Park

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