Route: Moderately Easy to Moderate, hikes of 4-8 miles with 400 to 1600 foot of gain, Easy options available on some days.
Start/Finish: Lihue, Kauai/Kona, Hawaii
Days 4 thru 5 - Maui: Following a scenic flight to Maui we walk a lush wooded path till it becomes a ridgeline trail with panoramic views falling away in all directions. Perched high in the Maui Mountains, the charming Silver Cloud Ranch is our home.
Hike into the Haleakala caldera to view lavishly colored rock formations and rare plants in the largest crater on earch.
Days 6 thru 7 - Valcanoes National Park: Fly to the "Big Island". Glimpse Hawaii's past with the exploration of an ancient temple. Lush botanical gardens surround our historic inn.
Hike around Kilauea, the world's most active valcano. Listen as crackling lava and tremors attest to the awesome power of nature. Dine on the beach where we usually witness molten lava hissing as it meets the blue Pacific.
Days 8 thru 10 - Waipio Valley: A rim trail passes through towering bamboo forests and exotic plants to glorious views in a lush volcanic canyon
Today is a day of wind, waves, and sunshine on the powdery white sands of Hapuna Beach. Enjoy an authentic luau at the home of a Hawaiian family. Overnight at a comfortable lodge.
Shop, swim, or go for an optional whale watching cruise before our trip ends.
Dates: January 29 - February 7, February 19-28, March 5-14, April 23 - May 2, May 21-30, June 25 - July 4, July 9-18, July 23 - August 1, August 6-15, September 17-26, October 15-24, November 5-14, November 19-28, December 26 - January 4, 2001.
Single Room Charge: $290