Discover the unforgettable historic highlights of the one-thousand-year-old Kingdom of Hawaii by visiting Nu’Uanu Valley, Pali Lookout, the Royal Mausoleum, and Iolani Palace. Your Hawaiian adventure begins with a drive through the tropical rain forests of the lush Nu’uanu Valley en route to the famous Pali Lookout. Here at Pali Lookout, King Kamehameha I conquered the island of Oahu. Continue your day by driving through a spectacular tree-tunnel on your way to the Royal Mausoleum, where six of the kindgom’s last eight ruling monarchs have been laid to rest. Enjoy a guided tour of the only royal palace in the United States before visiting the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site to learn about the role Christian missionaries had in shaping the culture of the island.
- A moderate fitness level is required.
- Participants must be able to walk 500 yards on flat sidewalks and inside venues.
- However, more than 2½ hours of standing and/or walking is required on tour.
- Wear comfortable shoes.
- Iolani Palace is closed on Sundays and holidays.