16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  25​h
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kalaheo, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  23​h
End: Bratislava

1
day
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary maker .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Bratislava in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kailua-Kona, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll get in some beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Wailea Beach. Step out of Lahaina with an excursion to Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Kihei--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Kapalua Beach, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, and kick back and relax at Napili Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and Christ Memorial Episcopal Church. Visit Hanalei Beach and Tunnels Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanalei road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hanalei in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Hanalei are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalaheo.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Waimea Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

3
nights
Kalaheo, Kauai

Kalāheo is an unincorporated census-designated place in Kauai County, island of Kauai, Hawaii, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Raphael Church and Art House Hawaii. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Koloa Town and Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get engrossed in the history at Koloa History Center, immerse yourself in nature at Polihale State Park, and kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kalaheo trip app .

Drive from Hanalei to Kalaheo in 1.5 hours. In July in Kalaheo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kalaheo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Koloa, Poipu, Waimea, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your inner history buff will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Swim with Dolphins in Waianae--about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, and pause for some photo ops at Queen Liliuokalani Statue.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Kalaheo to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

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