Pickup Time 2-3am
Your journey begins with a panoramic sunrise view of Haleakala Crater, in the Haleakala National Park, a once in a lifetime experience. After sunrise, bike down from 6,500' to the historic town of Makawao (Paniolo Country), on paved roads with only 400 yards of peddling.
Bike It Maui is now partnering with Skyline Hawaii on the Guided Sunrise Bike Tour. Skyline will pick you up, offer you a continetal breakfast, outfit you with Skyline jackets and gloves and take you to the top of Haleakala to view the sunrise. Bike It Maui will take you down the mountain on your bike and bring you back to your hotel. After you book your tour you will receive a Bike it Maui confirmation email with your pickup time.
Skyline will give you a reconfirmation call before the tour. No changes or upgrades on day of tour.
Pickup Time 5-6am
Your journey begins with a panoramic view of Maui from 6500', just outside the Haleakala National Park, a once in a lifetime experience. Then bike down from 6,500' to the historic town of Makawao (Paniolo Country), on paved roads with only 400 yards of peddling.
After you book your tour you will receive a Bike it Maui confirmation email. The day before your tour you will be given your pickup time.
Early Hawaiians applied the name Haleakala ("house of the sun") to the general mountain. Haleakala is also the name of a peak on the south western edge of Kaupo Gap. In Hawaiian folklore, the depression (crater) at the summit of Haleakala was home to the grandmother of the demigod Maui. According to the legend, Maui's grandmother helped him capture the sun and force it to slow its journey across the sky in order to lengthen the day. (Wikipedia)
Unique sites you will find in upcountry Maui, is a cowboy town called Makawao. Makawao - Hawaiian for "Where the forest begins" is the center and heart of the area generally known as upcountry Maui. Nestled among the hills along the road to Haleakala National Park, this is where the pineapple fields cease and tall Eucalyptus and Jacaranda trees shade Maui's green pastures; where the first paniolo's (cowboys) set up home in the early 20's when cattle was first introduced to the island. During your ride, you will see unbelievable views of the Islands of Hawaii, Molokini, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and the West Maui Mountains, with photo stops along the way. You will view the pineapple and sugar cane fields that once dominated Hawaii's industries, see the various protea flowers, orchids, mango, papaya, avocado, macadamia nut, guava, lychee, coconut, wild coffee trees, and many other exotic plants and flowers.
WISH YOU WERE HERE ------ ALOHA!