HAWAII BICYCLE TOUR
Around The Big Island, Kona to Kona.
November 9 / 19: Arrive in Kona, taxi to hotel, assemble bikes. Pre-tour meeting by the pool.
Kona to Captain Cook. / 25 k +650m gain / It is a short ride but quite a bit of climbing on the first part of the day.Option of a longer ride to a nice beach for a total of 53 k +1200m gain.
Captain Cook to Na'alehu. / 76 k +800m gain / Today we will ride some rolling hills over lush scenery to start the day and lava flows afterwards with optional side trip to a beach in case you did not go there yesterday (add 9.5km return +215m elevation gain). Also another optional side trip downhill to South Point is recommended for those who want to ride extra miles and climb back some more.
Naalehu to Volcano. / 60 k +1265m gain. / Long maybe hot uphill after a lovely gentle start we will climb up to 4000 ft, though the green vegetation of Hawaii Volcano National Park. Grade is continuous and rarely steep. The views are worth the climb.
Volcano day off to just relax or cycle and/or hike in the Volcanoes National Park; situated in a beautiful rain forest where you can walk across a crater, visit the Jaggar Museum and several art galleries; either by foot or by bike you will enjoy some very spectacular views of the craters.
Volcano to Hilo.. / 60 k +140m gain. / Nice short ride inland, mostly downhill.
Hilo day off or Pahoa Day Ride, a beautiful loop by the coast. 55 k or 85 k. Hilo is a very interesting historic city, a day to visit the outdoor market, museums including the Pacific Tsunami Museum, plenty of good restaurants and cafes or to just relax on the nearby beaches.
Hilo to Honoka'a. / 76 k +1230m gain / with lots of ups and downs and potential winds (usually at your back) Optional walking tour to Botanical Gardens on route.
Honokaa to Kapa'au. (Hawi) / 62 k +970m gain. / One of the most beautiful roads to ride in Hawaii, through cattle country and abundant vegetation followed by a good climb over Kohala Mountain while enjoying spectacular views all the way up. Option to ride a total of 90 k adding +325m gain to Waipio Valley Look Out for another nature's perfect view.
Hawi to Kona / 88 k +705m gain. / A very fast ride if the wind is behind us. This is the cycle portion of Ironman competition route. Group dinner tonight to celebrate together the completion of our ride all around the Big Island.
November 19/ 29: Travel day. We will help with logistics for your return or consider spending a few days extra relaxing in beautiful Hawaii.
Note: Minimum 10 to run the trip. Please check for availability.
Nov. 9 -19-full/ 19-29-ok
10 nights accommodation / 9 riding days
$1795CAD or $1460 USD per person based on double occupancy.
or $450 USD for
Nov. 19-29 Welcome to join!
Nov. 9-19 Full. Thanks! / waiting list
There is no tax charged on trips outside
USD rates subject to change if major fluctuation.
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