New Zealand at Leisure
10 Nights / 11 Days
New Zealand at Leisure (10 Nights / 11 Days)
Day 2 : Auckland – City Tour
After American breakfast, we take you to half day city tour of Auckland. Journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct. Continue on through the Auckland Domain, the city'soldest park, situated on a 62,000year old volcano to Parnell Village for our morning tea stop. Following this brief stop the tour will then you along the scenic waterfront rout of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay. Also visit the famous Kelly Tarlton'sSea Life Aquarium. Afternoon is at leisure. The rest of the day at leisure for optional activities and shopping. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight in Auckland.
Day 3 : Waitomo - Rotorua
After cooked breakfast, transfer by coach to Waitamo where we visit the Glowworm Caves guided tour. Arrive Rotorua, check in at Hotel. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Rotorua.
Day 4 : Rotorua
This morning, after breakfast visit Rainbow Springs of Rotorua. See the trout pool and a magnificent aviary where you will find the famous Kiwi – New Zealand'sflightless native bird. We also visit the Agrodome Leisure Park and enjoy Sheep Show – an exciting show staging the different breeds of New Zealand sheep. We visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve and New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Rotorua.
Day 5 : Rotorua - Christchurch
After cooked breakfast, transfer to the Rotorua airport for your flight to Christchurch. Arrive Christchurch, we take you for a panoramic city tour of Christchurch in a private vehicle, including entrance to International Antarctic Centre. Check-in to Hotel in Christchurch. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Christchurch.
Day 6 : Christchurch – Glacier Region
Early cooked breakfast, transfer to the railway station for the scenic Tranz Alpine Train – rated to be one of the top six scenic train journey'sin the world. Then travel from Greymouth to Franz Josef Glacier by coach. Overnight at Hotel in Franz Josef. Continental dinner with return transfers.
Day 7 : Glacier Region - Queenstown
After breakfast, travel by coach to the spectacular resort town of Queenstown. Journey over the Canterbury plains and the wide expanse of the Mackenzie Countryside. Arrive late afternoon into this "Alpine Resort‟ of Queenstown. Evening return transfers to local restaurant for dinner. Overnight at Hotel in Queenstown.
Day 8 : Queenstown – Milford Sound - Queenstown
Today after breakfast, we go for a full day trip to Milford Sound. Travel along the shore of Lake Wakatipu beneath The Remarkable Mountain range before crossing the Southland Plains to Te Anau, the gateway to the Fiordland National Park, now proclaimed a World Heritage Park. Drive through beech forests and glaciated valleys before descending the steep gradient Homer tunnel to the magnificent Milford Sound itself. Take a cruise (weather permitting) out to the Tasman Sea and return in time to enjoy the cascading waterfalls. We drive back to Queenstown via the same route. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Queenstown.
Day 9 : Queenstown
Breakfast in hotel. Queenstown offers Doubtful Sound, Bungee Jumping, Shotover Jet Boat ride, Skyline gondola, White water rafting or Sky Diving at an optional tour price. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Queenstown.
Day 10 : Queenstown – Mt Cook -– Christchurch
After breakfast, we drive to New Zealand'shighest mountain - Mount Cook and enter the National Park surrounded by 15 peaks towering to a height of over 3000 meters. Optional scenic flights by ski planes or by helicopter are available over these mountains. Evening we reach the "garden city" into Christchurch. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Christchurch.
Day 11 : Depart Christchurch
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to take the flight to your next destination. It's time to say good bye to all new friends you have made and take back warm memories of your trip.
Rates per Person in New Zealand Dollars (NZD): 3375
Please Note :
Passengers under 12 years sharing room without an extra bed are considered children. All Rates are per person in NZD (New Zealand Dollars) based on minimum 02 full paying passengers traveling together. GOI Service Tax as applicable will be added to the final tour invoice.Payment is to be made in NZD or USD only. The ROE for conversion of NZD to USD will be taken on the day the payment is made.To ensure the clients have enough time to visit the International Antartic Centre (60-90 minutes) as well as the afternoon city tour in Christchurch, an early morning flight is required on Day 05 (Must arrive at CHC airport before 10am.)
Accommodation is based on using centrally located 3* hotels OR SIMILAR subject to availability at the time of booking. Restaurant transfers are NOT included. However, all hotels quoted are centrally located and within easy walking distance to local Indian restaurants. So dinner transfers are usually not necessary. Check for peak season surcharge as applicable during busy periods (school holidays, peak season) Details of this surcharges, if applicable, will be advised at the time of reservation. All hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking and in the absence of any of the above hotel not available, an alternate hotel will be given.
Tour price includes :
- Daily buffet breakfast and Indian dinners at restaurants without transfers.
- Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary on Seat-In-Coach basis
Tour price does not include :
- Passport, Visa charges, International airfares & Airport taxes
- Cost granted by the Reserve Bank of India under the Basic Travel Quota scheme.
- Any increase in the rate of exchange, surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect, prior to departure
- Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, optional tours and all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
- Anything not specifically mentioned above