16 days in Oahu, Kauai & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

16 days in Oahu, Kauai & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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16 days in Oahu, Kauai & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil
Fly:  21​h
1
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Lihue
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Kailua-Kona
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Honolulu
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Guayaquil

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You've added Kualoa, North Shore, Ka'ena Point State Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visiting Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Kailua Beach Park will get you outdoors.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary planning site .

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Honolulu is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Guayaquil to Honolulu. In January, Honolulu is a bit cooler than Guayaquil - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sunset Beach Park, Kailua Beach Park, Ka'ena Point State Park, Kualoa Ranch, North Shore
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

3
nights
Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Your list of things to see and do now includes Swinging Bridge, Helicopter Tours, Awaawapuhi Trail, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Lihue to Waimea to see Waimea Canyon State Park about 1h 05 min away.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lihue itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lihue takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Lihue are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Waimea, Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking, Swinging Bridge, Shipwreck Beach
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking ©
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking

3
nights
Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides, Waipi'o Valley, Kekaha Kai State Park, and other attractions you added. Step out of Kailua-Kona to go to Puako and see Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, which is approximately 44 minutes away.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Kailua-Kona day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Lihue to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kīlauea, Boiling Pots
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea

5
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
You've added Polynesian Cultural Center, Makapu'u Point, Lanikai Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu travel route builder .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Polynesian Cultural Center, Makapu'u Point
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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