Scenic New Zealand

    8 Nights / 9 Days

    Your New Zealand holiday package includes

    • Return economy class airfare (Ex- Mumbai / Ex- Delhi)
    • 1 night accommodation each in Auckland, Fox Glacier Region and Christchurch with breakfast
    • 2 nights accommodation in Rotorua with breakfast
    • 3 nights accommodation in Queenstown with breakfast
    • Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary on seat in coach basis
    • Tranz Alpine Train tickets
    • Entrance fees as per itinerary
    • New Zealand visa cost

    Your nine days New Zealand holiday itinerary

    Day1

    Arrive at Auckland Airport, New Zealand’s biggest airport. Meet our local representative and get transferred to your hotel in a comfortable coach. Passengers who have booked ‘self-drive’ option can collect their rental car from the airport and drive to your hotel. Check-in and enjoy a relaxed day. Being the most visited cities in New Zealand, Auckland, also known as the ‘City of Sails’ offers an excellent mix of global city life along with stunning natural playground. Spend the overnight at the hotel in Auckland.

    Day2

    After breakfast check-out from the hotel. Proceed towards the south to explore the rich farmland of Waikato region. After approximately three hour drive, arrive at Waitomo for a guided tour of the world renowned Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Enjoy a 45 minutes boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and get to know the 120 years of cultural and natural history of these caves. By late afternoon, proceed to Rotorua. After approximately two hour drive, arrive in Rotorua known as the home of hot springs, boiling mud pools and fascinating Maori culture. Check-in at the hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure. Spend a relaxing overnight stay at the hotel in Rotorua.

    Day3

    After a sumptuous breakfast, get ready for some geothermal adventure. Visit the popular Te Puia Geothermal Reserve and experience impressive array of boiling hot springs, mud pools and gushing geysers. Proceed to visit New Zealand’s most loved attraction – Agrodome. Enjoy the award-winning sheep show and join the organic farm tour here. Proceed further to visit Rainbow Springs – home to the largest kiwi conservation centre to know more about the local wildlife. Return back to Rotorua and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Spend a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel in Rotorua.

    Day4

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Rotorua International Airport to catch a flight to Queenstown. Arrive in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. You will be transferred to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and spend the day at leisure. Popular for its iconic scenery, friendly people, golf courses, wineries and outdoor activities, there are multiple number of things to do for every age group in Queenstown. Spend the overnight at the hotel in Queenstown.

    Day5

    After breakfast proceed to Fiordland National Park. During the four hour drive, you will pass through the vibrant towns of Lumsden and Te Anau. Explore the spectacular ice-carved fiords, rugged granite tops, valleys and lakes, pristine mountain and sea vistas at Fiordland National Park. Later proceed to Milford Sound by passing through the glaciated Eglinton Valley and man-made Homer Tunnel – the highest point of the valley. After approximately an hour drive, arrive in Milford Sound – popular for towering cliffs and peaks. Enjoy a scenic cruise and witness some iconic views that are exclusive to Milford’s dramatic and untouched beauty. After the remarkable experience, proceed back to Queenstown for an overnight stay at the hotel.

    Day6

    Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel as the day is free. Spend your day in this adventure capital by indulging in things you want to do at an additional cost. The city offers bungee jumping, jet-boating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Return back to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

    Day7

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel. Proceed for Westland Tai Poutini National Park by passing through the scenic Lake Wanaka, the small town of Hawea and Haast Pass – the stunning mountain-pass in the Southern Alps of South Island. After a four-hour drive, arrive at Westland Tai Poutini National Park to get excellent views of glaciers, dense temperate rainforest and scenic lakes. Proceed north and by afternoon, arrive in Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. At 13 kilometers, Fox Glacier is the longest of the awe-inspiring New Zealand West Coast glaciers. The second biggest of the West Coast Glaciers is the Franz Josef Glacier, at 10 kilometers long. Check-in at the hotel in the Fox Glacier region and enjoy rest of the evening at leisure. Spend a relaxing overnight stay at the hotel in Fox Glacier.

    Day8

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Greymouth. After a three hour drive, arrive at Greymouth and board the world famous TranzAlpine Train. The approximately five hour scenic ride to Christchurch gives you spectacular views of fertile farmlands of the Canterbury plains, ice-fed Waimakariri River, Southern Alps, mighty glaciers, wild river and the famous Punakaiki Paancake Rocks. Arrive at Christchurch and get transferred to the hotel. Check-in and enjoy the evening at leisure. Explore this ‘Garden City’ on your own while you can also do some souvenir shopping. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Christchurch.

    Day9

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel. Get transferred to the Christchurch International Airport to catch your flight back home. Passengers who have opted for the ‘self-drive’ option will have to return the rental car at the airport. Bid farewell to this ‘Paradise of the Pacific’ country and return back with lifetime memories of New Zealand.

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    Prices

    Valid till September 30, 2015.

    Ex- Mumbai

    Category Per person - Adult
    Budget Rs 2,17,999
    Comfort Rs 2,23,999
    Luxury Rs 2,30,999

    Ex- Delhi

    Category Per person - Adult
    Budget Rs 2,19,999
    Comfort Rs 2,25,999
    Luxury Rs 2,32,999

    Valid between October 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016.

    Ex- Mumbai

    Category Per person - Adult
    Budget Rs 2,17,999
    Comfort Rs 2,23,999
    Luxury Rs 2,30,999

    Ex- Delhi

    Category Per person - Adult
    Budget Rs 2,30,999
    Comfort Rs 2,40,999
    Luxury Rs 2,52,999

    List of hotels

    Category Budget Comfort Luxury
    Auckland Scenic Hotel Auckland or similar Rydges Hotel Auckland or similar Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland or similar
    Rotorua Ibis Rotorua or similar Holiday Inn Rotorua or similar Novotel Rotorua Lakeside or similar
    Queenstown Heartland Hotel Queenstown or similar Rydges Hotel Queenstown or similar Millenium Hotel Queenstown or similar
    Glacier Region Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier or similar Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier or similar Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier or similar
    Christchurch Heartland Hotel Cotswold or similar Chateau on the Park Hotel or similar Novotel Christchurch or similar

    Terms

    Note - Above prices are valid till April 30, 2016.

    *Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a budget hotel with above specified meals, mentioned tours and airport transfers. All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary are on sharing basis. Any increase in airfare, air taxes, YQ tax and visa charges will be charged extra. Additional options are available upon request. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without any prior notice depending on travel dates and availability. Above prices does not include 3.63% Government Service Tax. Terms apply.

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