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2018 Tour Packages

Rock formations at Colorado Springs' Garden of the Gods, with Pikes Peak in background


September 17-October 1, 2018


  • Tour Escort:  Ellen Matsumoto

  • Group round trip air via United Airlines:  Honolulu/Denver/Las Vegas/ Honolulu

  • Fifteen day tour—Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada

  • Manitou Springs & Pike’s Peak, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Four Corners Monument, Mesa Verde NP, Durango-Silverton, Glen Canyon Dam, Antelope Slot Canyon, Zion NP, etc.

  • Durango & Silverton Train Ride:  limited Deluxe seats are available but is based on a first-come, first served basis.  Reservations for deluxe seats will be date stamped and based on receipt of your tour deposit.

  • Complimentary Meals: Ten continental or full hot breakfasts, 5 lunches and 1 evening meal.  Travelers 21+ years of age will receive three meal coupons per day that may be redeemed at any of the Boyd Properties in Las Vegas.  Please read the vouchers carefully in order to receive complimentary meals.

  • Optional early morning Hot Air Balloon Flight available on 9/22.  Space available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Estimated $169 per person + gratuity, 50% deposit upon confirmation; final payment collected after the flight.  Cancellation no later then 48 hours before flight or deposit not refunded for cancellations after 48 hours prior to flight date.  Sign up ASAP to guarantee this optional experience.  EM Hawaii Tours is able to include the cost of your hot air balloon flight in the optional group travel protection coverage.

  • Optional Group Deluxe Plan-travel protection coverage available for tour travel dates.  Schedule of Benefits include Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage/Personal Effects, Baggage Delay, Emergency Accident and Sickness Medical Expense, etc.

  • Pre-tour luncheon meeting AND a post-tour luncheon in Las Vegas

October 3-19, 2018

Escort:  Ellen Matsumoto

  • Group round trip air via United Airlines

  • Seventeen day tour to California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois

  • Meals: Continental, full hot breakfast, or grab-to-go breakfast. Included meal designations:  B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, S-Snack.

  • Optional Group Deluxe Plan-travel protection coverage available for tour travel dates.

  • Pre-tour luncheon meeting AND a post-tour luncheon in Las Vegas

  • Request a tour brochure for details of this tour

Route 66 Tour
Route 66 Tour

ALBQ Intl Hot Air Balloon

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Route 66 Tour
Route 66 Tour

ALBQ Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

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ALBQ Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
ALBQ Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

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Route 66 Tour
Route 66 Tour

ALBQ Intl Hot Air Balloon

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Tour Highlights:

  • Route 66 Destinations:  Santa Monica, CA; Oatman, Kingman, & Williams, AZ; Albuquerque, NM; Amarillo, TX (Texas Panhandle); Oklahoma City, OK; Springfied & St. Louis, MO; Springfield, Pontiac and Chicago, IL

  • Two-Nights in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Springfield & St. Louis/Chesterfield, MO and Springfield, IL

  • Pink Jeep Grand Canyon National Park Desert View Sunset tour & The Hidden Secrets in IMAX

  • Special Event:  Albuquerque’s 47th International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta; limited space for optional hot air balloon ride

  • Mississippi River Oktoberfest Lunch & Cruise & Tram Ride to St. Louis’ Gateway Arch

  • Route 66 photo opportunities

  • Grand Canyon Sunset Tour

  • Guided tour with  stories and Grand Canyon history

  • Grand Canyon IMAX 

Route 66 Routing  1) Santa Monica, CA 2) Las Vegas, NV* 3) Kingman, AZ 4) Grand Canyon, AZ 5)Albuquerque, NM * 6) Amarillo, TX (Texas Panhandle) 7) Oklahoma City, OK 8) Springfield,-Branson, MO* 9) St. Louis-Chesterfield, MO* 10) Springfield, IL* 11)Chicago, IL  *2 nights


Flight Itinerary

Flight Schedule

  • 4/18, Wed HNL/San Francisco, UA #7245, 12:55 p.m./8:41 p.m.

  • San Francisco/Dulles, UA #564, 11:21 p.m./5:23 a.m. (arrival 4/19)

  • 4/28, Sat, Dulles-Houston, UA #484, 12:30 p.m./2:42 p.m.

  • Houston/Las Vegas, UA #2102, 4:25 p.m./5:55 p.m.

  • 5/1, Tue, Las Vegas/SFO, UA #1757,12:30 p.m./2:04 p.m.

  • SFO/HNL, UA #1509, 4:05 p.m./6:33 p.m.

Flight itinerary is subject to seasonal rescheduling by United Airlines. 


Escort:  Ellen Matsumoto—fully escorted tour from Honolulu

  • Fourteen-day tour:  Washington-Dulles, Baltimore-White Marsh, Pennsylvania, New York City, the Hamptons, and Las Vegas!  Includes multiple night stays in New York, Hamptons, & Las Vegas

  • Complimentary Meals: continental and/or hot breakfast each morning.  Breakfast buffets with eggs cooked to order in NY. Two 3-course lunches in NYC & 1 lunch in the Hamptons, two Hampton dinners, NYC Food tasting and a Progressive Meal in the Bronx to include an appetizer, lunch, and a dessert at specialized eateries. Meal vouchers at California Hotel includes 3 meals per day—breakfast, lunch and dinner for adults 21 years of age and older



  • Hampton Inn, Baltimore, MD: an overnight is included after arrival into Washington-Dulles before we begin our drive to New York on April 20th.  Complimentary guest laundry and shuttle service to restaurants and a shopping mall within white Marsh area.

  • Hilton Garden Inn Long Island City Queensboro Bridge:  a five-night stay in Queens borough, home to New York Met’s Citi Field, the 1964 World’s Fair Unisphere, and a short distance from Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge.  We are a few minutes drive from NYC.  Self-laundry facility is available to lessen your packing requirements. 

  • Southampton Inn: Classic Southampton Boutique property.  Within walking distance of the historic Village of Southampton and surrounded by magnificent estates, great beaches, and wineries. 

  • California Hotel & Casino:  4 days, 3 nights R&R.

  • Our visits are professionally organized  in order to meet our daily timelines.  This is a unique tour to New York City and the Hamptons.

  • Pre-tour luncheon meeting and a post-tour luncheon in Las Vegas

EM Hawaii Tours All About New York Tour Brochure


February 10-19, 2018

Revised:  12/2/17

This is a revised tour brochure due to an earlier departure from Honolulu and a change in hotels.

  • 2 nights in Chiba & Izu

  • 1 night in Hakone, Kakegawa, & O’Daiba (Tokyo). 

  • Highlights: 

    • Early Cherry Blossoms in Miniami-Izu and the Kawazuzakura blossoms (Days 6 & 7). 

    • We will have many opportunities to see Mt. Fuji.  The best months to view the awe-inspiring Mt. Fuji is between October and February due to the cooler seasons with higher atmospheric visibility. 

  • Transportation:  chartered private motor coach 

  • Services of a professional, licensed English-speaking guide 

  • Meals:  7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners

  • Optional lunch and evening meals:  Enjoy options available for specialty meals, delicious and unique meals in Japan.  

  • Optional travel protection policy available through Travel Insured International to protect you against last-minute trip cancellation, trip interruption, trip delay, accidents & emergency illness medical expenses, etc.  Group travel protection is not based on a person’s age 

  • Land Package without Airfare:  please call for detai

Travel via United Airlines Call to inquire for individual flight itinerary to qualify for UA Premier Qualifying Mileage (PQM) and Dollars (PQD)
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