MBS Expeditions
Waimanu - Mauna Loa – Mauna Kea – Big Island

July 28/29 - 8/2, 2021


We will help you plan your own detailed itinerary to match your interests, needs and budget.

Arrive in Hilo or Kona on evening of 28th or no later than the 29th.

Day 1 – July 29 – Hike into Waimanu Valley* (TBD)
Day 2  -July 30 – Hike Mauna Loa or Tour Observatory – Hawaii Volcano National Park. Summit is optional. Challenging hike, use day as acclimatization and experience heat of active volcano. Lodge near Hilo
Day 3 – July 31 – Rest & Recovery, Beach, Tour area. Lodge near Hilo
Day 4 – August 1 – Alpine start, early morning hike under the stars, sunrise summit of Mauna Kea. Celebration dinner of summit. Lodge near Hilo
Day 5 – August 2 – Depart or extend stay on your own

Waimanu - Mauna Loa – Mauna Kea – Big Island

Cost Details

Round trip ticket to Kona or Hilo, Hawaii for 28th or 29th. Depart August 2nd or extend on your own.

Transport to Waimanu Valley, Hilo area, Hawaii Volcano National Park, Mauna Kea, and return to Hilo is $225 per participant. Or organize your own transportation to meet us in the areas.

Lodging ranges from cabins with shared bathrooms to shared or private rooms at modest hotels or luxury accommodations depending on your expectations. Cabins near Hilo are $135. Shared Room – $150-$175, Modest hotel – $250, Luxury – $400 plus. We can organize your lodging based on your expectations, or you can reserve your own lodging.

You are responsible for food. Instructions for what you should bring on the trail will be provided. We will provide a camping stove to heat water for camping meals, if needed. A celebration meal on the 1st will be organized.

Cost Breakdown
$150 – Trail guidance and MBS wellness programming
$25 – Organizing fee
$225 – Transportation

$135 – $400 per night for lodging – 4 – 6 days based on tailored plan for you

Not included in the above pricing:
Round trip ticket to Kona or Hilo, Hawaii
Food and Beverage

Contact Josh for more information at josh@mbslife.com