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New Zealand Wonders

Day 01
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Image by Sulthan Auliya

Day 1 - Arrival At Auckland

Highlights:

  • Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand, the youngest country on Earth! Upon your arrival in Auckland, fondly known as 'The City of Sails,' our representative will extend a warm welcome and transfer you to your hotel. Auckland seamlessly combines islands, Polynesian culture, picturesque harbors, and a modern city environment.

  • The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure, allowing you the opportunity to explore the city and uncover why Auckland is acclaimed as one of the finest destinations worldwide. Whether you choose to wander through its vibrant streets, visit cultural landmarks, or simply soak in the stunning waterfront views, Auckland promises a captivating introduction to the beauty of New Zealand.

Meals:   Dinner)

Night Stay: Auckland

Day 2: Auckland Highlights Luxury Tour With Sky Tower Entry

Highlights:

  • Experience the best of Auckland City and the iconic Sky Tower in one fantastic half-day tour, combining highlights and entry to this famous landmark. Enjoy the comfort of a small group tour in a luxurious Mercedes vehicle with TIME Unlimited Tours, a recipient of multiple global awards, including the National Geographic World Legacy Award.

  • Your knowledgeable guide will lead you to Auckland City's most iconic highlights. Marvel at beautiful beaches, panoramic views of several volcanoes, the Auckland Harbour Bridge, West haven Marina, and the Auckland Domain, all within a few hours. Explore Tamaki Drive with sweeping views across the Waitemata Harbour toward Bastion Point and Mission Bay, Auckland City’s renowned beach. Witness the majesty of Rangitoto Island, the youngest and largest volcano in the Auckland Volcanic Field.

  • Drive over the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge, offering sparkling views of the Waitemata Harbour dotted with white sails, and admire the iconic skyline of Auckland. Visit the Auckland Domain, with stunning views of the Auckland Museum, an architectural icon of New Zealand. Explore the suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style, featuring many beautiful mansions.

  • This small group tour provides insights into what makes Auckland uniquely beautiful, showcasing why it is known as one of the most stunning cities and regions globally. The tour concludes at Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower, standing at 328m, the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, where you will also have entry to the Sky Tower included in the tour price.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Auckland

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Image by Toby Hall

Day 3: Transfer From Auckland To Rotorua With Waitomo Caves

  • Embark on an enchanting one-day tour from Auckland to the mesmerizing Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua. This unforgettable journey begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Auckland, ensuring a comfortable and seamless start to your adventure. Hop aboard our comfortable minibus, and get ready to explore the captivating natural wonders that await you.

  • You will be driven through the breathtaking Waikato countryside on a fully guided journey to the Waitomo Caves. As we traverse this picturesque route, you'll have the opportunity to experience New Zealand's longest river, witness the beauty of majestic mountains, and encounter several different farm animals along the way.

  • Upon reaching Waitomo, your journey continues with an exploration of the ancient and remarkable caves. Marvel at the intricate cave formations, including stalactites, stalagmites, and lime columns, as you venture deeper into the underground wonders. Board a glowworm boat and embark on a serene cruise along the grotto river, where thousands of glowworms, exclusive to New Zealand, illuminate the darkness above you. The glittering display creates a magical and otherworldly ambiance, making the Waitomo Glowworm Caves a must-see attraction for any traveler.

  • Our adventure persists with another fully guided journey south to Rotorua, offering a captivating experience with numerous attractions along the way. Prepare to witness the impressive sights of hydro dams, meandering rivers, and encounter a variety of fascinating animals.

  • Upon arriving in Rotorua, our guided tour will lead you past many of its famous and historical sites, providing a comprehensive overview of this culturally and geothermally rich destination. Highlights of the tour include a glimpse of Lake Rotorua, the picturesque Government Gardens, the iconic Blue Baths, Thermal Springs, and the renowned Polynesian Spa.

  • The tour concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation or a central Rotorua location, allowing you to settle into this vibrant city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Rotorua 

Day 4: Hobbiton Morning / Afternoon Tour

Highlights:

  • Includes: Return Transport in late Model Mercedes, Hobbiton Admission Fee, Complimentary Drink at Green Dragon, Time to eat lunch (food own expense), Information and commentary from your driver, Strict Covid19 safety measures. Departs 8 am + 1:pm daily

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Rotorua 

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Day 5: Transfer From Rotorua To Queenstown

Highlights:

  • In the morning, complete your check-out from the hotel, and our team will facilitate your transfer to the airport for your flight to Queenstown. Upon arrival in Queenstown, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is yours to explore Queenstown at your leisure. Whether you choose to wander along the shores of Lake Wakatipu, explore the vibrant streets, or take in the breathtaking mountain scenery, Queenstown offers a variety of experiences for you to enjoy on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Queenstown

Day 6: Milford Sound Experience From Queenstown

Highlights:

  • Embark on a truly exceptional Milford Sound day tour with our established and top-rated small group Milford Experience, a tradition since 1994. Our aim is to provide an escape from the crowds, delivering a unique and unforgettable day that highlights the splendor of this world-renowned region.

  • Experience the journey with guided commentary from our experienced guides, fostering a personalized and engaging atmosphere. Our small group tours enable guests to connect with the driver and fellow travelers, creating lasting and intimate memories. Travel in comfort with our custom-made, 16-seat glass roof Mercedes touring vehicles, offering business class amenities such as extended legroom, leather interior, panoramic windows for optimal views, and USB charging ports onboard.

  • Upon reaching Milford Sound, embark on a breathtaking two-hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord. Witness cascading waterfalls, observe fur seals, penguins, and occasionally dolphins.

  • The journey to Milford Sound is a full-day adventure from Queenstown, lasting 12-13 hours. Our smaller vehicles provide the flexibility to stay away from the crowds and allow more spontaneity in choosing stops along the way. The Milford Sound Day Tour departs daily from Queenstown at 7:30 am, promising an enriching experience that returns around 7:30 pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Queenstown

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Day 7: Shotover Jet

Highlights:

  • Experience the unparalleled beauty and power of our canyons with the world's most exciting jet boat ride. Our journey promises a unique combination of natural splendor and thrilling canyon action, creating an experience like no other. From the moment you embark on this adventure, you'll be immersed in the pristine landscapes and the breathtaking canyons that define the essence of our journey.

  • Proudly owned by Ngāi Tahu, the Māori people of this land, our connection to the Kimiākau (Shotover River) dates back centuries. The Shotover Canyons, the home of our tīpuna (ancestors), holds a special place in our hearts. As the custodians of this land, we take pride in offering exclusive access to the spectacular Shotover Canyons, ensuring an experience that is deeply rooted in our cultural heritage.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Queenstown

Day 8: Transfer From Queenstown To Christchurch (Via Mount Cook And Lake Tekapo)

Highlights:

  • Embark on a breathtaking journey from Queenstown to Christchurch via Mt Cook on this small-group, fully-guided tour. This unique experience combines two of the most stunning locations in the South Island, providing ample time and options to indulge in activities that set it apart from other tours.

  • Led by our famously passionate tour guides, known for bringing your journey to life with engaging stories and rich background knowledge, this tour is an immersive exploration of the South Island's natural beauty. Our modern and comfortable minibuses are equipped with extras to ensure your comfort and safety throughout the journey.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Christchurch 

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Day 9: Christchurch Attractions Combo Pass (Gondola And Tram)

Highlights:

  • Embark on a captivating day excursion to Christchurch. Start your day with a journey on the Christchurch Gondola, an aerial cable car that offers a unique perspective of Christchurch and its stunning surroundings.

  • Continue your exploration with a ride on the historic Christchurch Tram. This beautifully restored heritage tram takes you on a leisurely tour through the heart of the city. Along the way, you'll pass by iconic landmarks, significant heritage sites, and charming neighborhoods. The tram provides an informative commentary, giving you insights into Christchurch's history, culture, and architecture.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Night Stay: Christchurch

Day 10: Departure From Christchurch

Highlights:

  • This morning, complete the check-out process from your hotel, and our team will arrange your transfer to the airport for your return flight home. As you board your flight, reflect on the happy memories and experiences gathered during your tour. Your journey concludes, and we hope you carry with you cherished moments and a sense of fulfillment from your travels. Wishing you a safe and pleasant journey back home. Until we meet again, farewell and thank you for choosing us to be a part of your memorable adventure.

Meals: Breakfast

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Land Package

2,18,990 

Arrive at Christchurch
GST, Air Fare, Visa Fees extra above package cost

All Inclusive

 3,39,990 PP

Ex Mumbai
Subject to booking 3 months in advance of travel date 
Government taxes as applicable

About the tour

Embark on a captivating 10-day journey through New Zealand's iconic destinations. Begin in Auckland, exploring the city's highlights and ascending the Sky Tower. Head to Rotorua, marveling at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and discovering the geothermal wonders. Immerse yourself in the Hobbiton Morning/Afternoon Tour, a Middle-earth adventure. Fly to Queenstown for a self-guided exploration before a scenic Milford Sound Experience, offering a small-group boat cruise amidst stunning fjord landscapes. Experience the thrill of Shotover Jet, connecting with the cultural heritage of the Ngāi Tahu people. Travel to Christchurch via Mount Cook and Lake Tekapo, reveling in the South Island's natural beauty. In Christchurch, enjoy a Gondola ride and Tram tour with insightful commentary on the city's history and culture. Conclude your journey with a heartfelt farewell, leaving you with cherished memories and a sense of fulfillment. Safe travels and until we meet again!

Highlights

  • To and Fro Economy Class Airfare (ex India)

  • Domestic Flight from Rotorua to Queenstown

  • 09 Nights Accommodation in All 4 Places

  • 4 Star Hotel Category or Similar

  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Auckland Highlights Luxury Tour with Sky Tower Entry

  • Waitomo Cave Tour

  • Hobbiton Tour

  • Milford Sound Experience

  • Shotover Jet, Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo

  • Christchurch Attractions Combo Pass (Gondola and Tram)

  • Experienced Tour Guide

Meals

Daily Breakfast, Indian Lunches and Dinners

Flights

To and Fro Flights Included (into Auckland out of Christchurch)

Accommodation

Copthorne Hotel Auckland City or Similar

2 night(s) in Auckland

Room Type: Superior 2 Double

Meals Included: Breakfast

VR Rotorua Lake Resort or Similar

2 night(s) in Rotorua

Room Type: Twin Room, Garden View

Meals Included: Breakfast

Holiday Inn Queenstown Frankton Road, an IHG Hotel or Similar

3 night(s) in Queenstown

Room Type: Standard Room

Meals Included: Breakfast

Fable Christchurch or Similar

2 night(s) in Christchurch

Room Type: Superior Queen

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Auckland

  • Auckland Harbour Bridge

  • West Haven Marina

  • Auckland Domain

  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Single Entry New Zealand Tourist Visa with Insurance

Rotorua

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

  • Hobbiton Tour

  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Domestic Flight from Rotorua to Queenstown

Queenstown

  • Milford Sound Experience

  • Shotover Jet

  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Christchurch

  • Transfer from Queenstown to Christchurch (via Mount Cook and Lake Tekapo)

  • Christchurch Gondola and Tram

  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Exclusions

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  • Passport fees, immunization costs, city taxes at the hotel and local departure taxes (wherever applicable)

  • Optional enhancements like room or flight upgrades, or local camera or video fees Additional sightseeing, activities and experiences outside of the itinerary

  • Early check-in or late check-out from hotels (unless otherwise specified)

  • Breakfast, lunches, dinners and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), unless specified in the itinerary Any international and/or domestic flights, unless explicitly mentioned as an inclusion

  • Excess baggage charges, and where applicable, baggage not included in your fare Tips for services and experiences

  • Any Visa required, unless mentioned as an inclusion

  • Read useful information and terms for more on what is included and excluded

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