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  • Arrive in Auckland - Kia Ora Welcome to New Zealand AucklandArrive in Auckland - Kia Ora Welcome to New Zealand (1 Nights)
  • Auckland City Tour incl Kelly Tarlton’s AucklandAuckland City Tour incl Kelly Tarlton’s (1 Nights)
  • Auckland to Rotorua incl Waitomo Caves Tour RotoruaAuckland to Rotorua incl Waitomo Caves Tour (1 Nights)
  • Rotorua’s Grand Experiences RotoruaRotorua’s Grand Experiences (1 Nights)
  • Rotorua to Wellington WellingtonRotorua to Wellington (1 Nights)
  • Wellington WellingtonWellington (1 Nights)
  • Wellington - Picton - Christchurch ChristchurchWellington - Picton - Christchurch (1 Nights)
  • Christchurch to Glaciers inc Tranz Alpine Train Glaciers RegionChristchurch to Glaciers inc Tranz Alpine Train (1 Nights)
  • Glacier Region to Queenstown QueenstownGlacier Region to Queenstown (1 Nights)
  • Day Tour to Milford Sound & Fiordland inc Cruise QueenstownDay Tour to Milford Sound & Fiordland inc Cruise (1 Nights)
  • Free Day in Queenstown QueenstownFree Day in Queenstown (1 Nights)
  • Queenstown / Mt Cook Village / Christchurch ChristchurchQueenstown / Mt Cook Village / Christchurch (1 Nights)
  • Arrangements End / Depart Christchurch ChristchurchArrangements End / Depart Christchurch
Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Package Inclusions
    • 2 Nights accommodation in Auckland
    • 2 Nights accommodation in Rotorua
    • 2 Nights accommodation in Wellington
    • 2 Nights split accommodation in Christchurch
    • 1 Night accommodation in Glacier Region
    • 3 Nights accommodation in Queenstown
    • Daily breakfast
    • Auckland city tour incl Harbour Bridge & War Memorial Museum
    • SkyTower Ride
    • Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World
    • Auckland to Rotorua SIC transfers via Waitomo
    • Guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves
    • Rotorua Attractions – Agrodome Sheep show, 
    • Rainbow Springs & Te Puia Maori Cultural show
    • Rotorua to Wellington SIC transfers
    • Wellington Rover tour City Sights
    • Te Papa Museum  Entry tickets
    • Wellington to Picton Interislander ferry tickets
    • Tranz Coastal Train Picton to Christchurch
    • Tranz Alpine Train Christchurch to Greymouth
    • 20 Mins Scenic Helicopter ride with snow landing in Glacier Region
    • Full Day Milford Sound Cruise excursion Ex – Queenstown
    • Queenstown to Christchurch Coach via Mt Cook
    • Morning Christchurch City Tour
    • International Antarctic Centre with Hagglund, Penguins & 4D Theatre
    • All Tours & Transfers are on SIC Basis
  • Package Exclusions
    • Return airfare with taxes
    • Visa charges (View Detail)
    • GST 3.09%.
    • Travel Insurance
    • Personal expenditure like soft drinks, mineral water, phone calls, tips etc.
    • Lunches & Dinners until and unless mentioned
    • Peak Season Surcharge – If applicable
    • Any item not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Hotels Detail

    Auckland 

    Scenic Hotel

     

    Rotorua

    Sudima Hotel

     

    Wellington 

    Bay Plaza Hotel

     

    Queenstown 

    Heartland Hotel

     

    Glacier Region

    Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier

     

    Christchurch

    Elms Hotels

     

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Package Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Auckland - Kia Ora Welcome to New Zealand

 Arrive in Auckland - Kia Ora Welcome to New Zealand
  Auckland

Welcome to New Zealand. Once you have cleared Customs & Immigration, receive your tour documents and be transferred to your accommodation. At your leisure, visit Auckland Sky Tower. Nothing compares to the 360 degrees views of Auckland City that you will get from the viewing platform once you have ridden up the SkyTower lift. For added excitement those who dare can stand on the glass floor panels and see the view down to street level. Overnight in Auckland.

Day 2

Auckland City Tour incl Kelly Tarlton’s

 Auckland City Tour incl Kelly Tarlton’s
  Auckland

Today following breakfast, this morning tour takes you to the University, Auckland Harbour Bridge to North Shore for wide views of harbour and yacht marina, Mt Eden where you travel to the summit of this dormant volcano for wide views of the city, Paritai Drive Auckland most expensive residential street with fantastic views of the Waitemata Harbour and finally Tamaki Water Front drive via Mission Bay. Visit to Kelly Tarlton Under Water World, Auckland most visited attraction. Walk through the life size reconstruction of Captain Scotts Antarctic Hut as it was in 1911. Then its back to the present to board the Snow Cat vehicle for ride into the special Antarctic enclosure where you will see live King and Gentoo Penguins. Come face to face with giant stingrays, moray eels, thousands of different fish species and the sharks. All these creatures are only centimetres away in the unique underwater tunnel. Overnight in Auckland.

Breakfast

Day 3

Auckland to Rotorua incl Waitomo Caves Tour

 Auckland to Rotorua incl Waitomo Caves Tour
  Rotorua

This morning, enjoy and early cooked breakfast before being collected from your hotel to travel through the horticultural farmland and into the lush dairy farm areas to Waitomo. Today highlight will be your guided tour through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves which have spectacular limestone formations and the roof is studded with the lights of thousands of tiny Glowworms. After your cave experience continue past Lake Karapiro and picturesque Fitzgerald Glade to arrive in Rotorua. On Arrival in Rotorua, enjoy fascinating journey of discovery that begins in town where Rotorua rich history unfolds before you as you tour local landmarks and share stories and legends of the past. Highlights include Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Geothermal Sulphur Point, Government Gardens, The Museum, Blue Baths and much more! The adventure continues as the group ventures out to the spectacular lakes area for Splashdown (entry) into Lakes Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Okareka. Visit a small lakeside community where the Duck elevation affords magnificent views of Mt Tarawera. Experience the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of riding in an authentic WWII amphibious duck as well as getting a great introduction to Rotorua and its attractions. Its fun for the whole family and an education and adventure for all ages. Overnight in Rotorua.

Breakfast

Day 4

Rotorua’s Grand Experiences

 Rotorua’s Grand Experiences
  Rotorua

Today after enjoying your breakfast, board your coach from your hotel entrance to enjoy 3 of Rotorua best sightseeing attractions. Agrodome Sheep Show During the show the audience will see nineteen sheep breeds introduced onto the stage, the art of sheep shearing, sheepdog demonstrations, cow milking, bottle feed lambs and an exciting sheep auction. Tour Te Puia & Maori Arts & Crafts Institute The Te Puia Thermal Reserve is renowned for the famous Pohutu Geyser which erupts 10 to 25 times each day to heights of 16 to 20 metres. The reserve is also filled with boiling mud pools generated by the extreme thinness of the earth crust in the area. Follow your reserve experience with entry to the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute which is preserving the remarkable heritage of our Maori people. Rainbow Springs Step inside Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a refreshing natural New Zealand experience. A place that soothes your senses. Here is a combination of natural elements working together - The quiet majesty of the native bush, ferns, trees and plants that defines Rainbow Springs Nature Park as uniquely New Zealand. Overnight in Rotorua Hotel

Breakfast

Day 5

Rotorua to Wellington

 Rotorua to Wellington
  Wellington

Enjoy breakfast this morning, travel south from Rotorua passing through the Kaingaroa Forest, the largest man made forest in the Southern Hemisphere. Pass over the pipes of the Wairakei steam fields to arrive in the township of Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand. Drive around the edge of the lake with extensive views of active volcanoes, then onto the Desert Road, enjoy the trip, and arrive at Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. Overnight in Wellington.

Breakfast

Day 6

Wellington

 Wellington
  Wellington

After a leisurely breakfast this morning, visit Wellington must see icons and landmarks. View the city and harbour from the most stunning vantage points and drive the rugged southern coast and bays. At the end of your tour, be dropped at Te Papa, Wellington Museum. The museum is a great way to sample the treasures that are uniquely New Zealand. At your leisure explore exhibition highlights from the natural environment, Maori culture and treasures, art and colonial history. After the tour, be collected from Te Papa and returned to your hotel. Overnight in Wellington.

Breakfast

Day 7

Wellington - Picton - Christchurch

 Wellington - Picton - Christchurch
  Christchurch

After your breakfast this morning, you will be collected from your hotel where you can then be transferred to Wellington Ferry terminal for your Interislander Ferry to Picton. Welcome to South Island, On arrival, catch your onward train to Christchurch. Arrival Christchurch, transfers from Railway station to Hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight in Christchurch.

Breakfast

Day 8

Christchurch to Glaciers inc Tranz Alpine Train

 Christchurch to Glaciers inc Tranz Alpine Train
  Glaciers Region

After an early breakfast this morning, be delivered to the Christchurch railway station, where you will board the Tranz Alpine Train. The award winning Tranz Alpine train is rated as one of the top six scenic train journeys in the world. The train crosses the huge and fertile farmlands of the Canterbury Plains, winds its way over massive viaducts, through spectacular river gorges and the stunning Waimakariri River valley. The highest point is 737 metres at the alpine village at Arthur Pass. From Arthur Pass to Greymouth the scenery is lush beech forest and tranquil Lake Brunner. After disembarking the train, board the waiting coach to the Glaciers. This afternoon begin your journey down the West Coast following lush, temperate rainforest sandwiched between the highest mountains of the Southern Alps and the rolling waves of the Tasman Sea. The village at Franz Josef Glacier is five kilometres from the face of Franz Josef Glacier itself. Continue another 30 minutes to get to the small Alpine Village of Fox Glacier. On Arrival, enjoy 20 mins Scenic Helicopter flight with one snow landing. Overnight in Glaciers.

Breakfast

Day 9

Glacier Region to Queenstown

 Glacier Region to Queenstown
  Queenstown

After breakfast today, we continue the journey down the West Coast into South Westland which is the least populated part of New Zealand. At Fox Glacier you will once again have the opportunity to see the impressive glacier through the coach windows. On a clear day you will also be rewarded with magnificent views of Mount Cook in the background of Fox Glacier. As you near Haast the landscape changes and once you have gone over the Heritage Haast Pass which is the highest road pass through the Southern Alps you emerge into a different landscape of Central Otago with its sparkling lakes and the surrounding Mount Aspiring National Park. Then its down the Kawarau River Gorge into Queenstown which is New Zealand adventure capital. Overnight in Queenstown.

Breakfast

Day 10

Day Tour to Milford Sound & Fiordland inc Cruise

 Day Tour to Milford Sound & Fiordland inc Cruise
  Queenstown

Today after breakfast, depart Queenstown and travel alongside Lake Wakatipu, through Kingston, Garston and Mossburn before arriving Te Anau. From Te Anau, follow the shores of Lake Te Anau before entering Fiordland National Park which covers 1.2 million hectares. Board the catamaran and embark on a 1.5 hour cruise out to the Tasman Sea and back with superb views or towering peaks, close ups of the cool mists of tall waterfalls, as well as southern fur seals and the spectacular Mitre Peak. Returning to Milford Wharf where you reboard your coach for your return journey to Queenstown arriving around 7.30pm. Overnight in Queenstown.

Breakfast

Day 11

Free Day in Queenstown

 Free Day in Queenstown
  Queenstown

After your breakfast today, you have the opportunity to enjoy many of the fun adventure activities or sightseeing trips available in Queenstown. Some of these optional ideas include - Kawarau Jet-Boat Ride - Shotover Jet-boat Ride - Dart River Jet Safari - 4WD Lord of the Rings Tour - Tandem Sky-Dive - Queenstown Highlights Tour - Earnslaw Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Farm Tour - Half Day Wine Tour incl Platter Lunch

Breakfast

Day 12

Queenstown / Mt Cook Village / Christchurch

 Queenstown / Mt Cook Village / Christchurch
  Christchurch

Enjoy your breakfast this morning, before boarding the coach to Christchurch. The Mount Cook Wander begins from Queenstown with a short trip up the Kawarau River Gorge into Lindis Pass and over the MacKenzie Basin to Mount Cook National Park. During your stop at Mount Cook there is an opportunity for an optional scenic flight or lunch at The Hermitage. Leaving Mount Cook, return to Lake Pukaki following the shores to meet up with the main highway. Continuing your journey to Lake Tekapo you stop briefly to view the Church of the Good Shepherd and the bronze Collie Dog statue signifying the rural history of the area. From here you drive through the Canterbury Plains the largest area of flat land in New Zealand. Overnight in Christchurch

Breakfast

Day 13

Arrangements End / Depart Christchurch

 Arrangements End / Depart Christchurch
  Christchurch

After your final breakfast of the tour, check out from the hotel & depart for Morning city tour of Christchurch. Experience the grand architecture, beautiful gardens and scenic view points on a half-day city tour of Christchurch. Wander the Monavale Gardens with pretty ponds and water features, drive through the city center with its historic buildings and architecture. Visit the seaside suburb of Sumner, and travel to the Sign of the Takahe to admire the spectacular views over the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps. After this tour, proceed to the Christchurch International airport & experience the true feel Antartica in an Antartic Centre. Experience Huggland ride, Penguin encounter & 4D Theatre. The Antarctic Attraction consists of Antarctic exhibits, a cafe, and bar. The centre operates a Hagglund Ride around the centre land. This is aimed mainly at children, however is an educational tool for all ages, to display the mobility of the Hagglund. The Hagglund is an Antarctic Vehicle that is still in operation. Among other attractions, there is an Antarctic snow storm room, an audiovisual display, and little blue penguins at the NZ Penguin Encounter. The centre is set up for taking in penguins from the wild that are in need of help, with one of those penguins nicknamed Morgan getting media attention for refusing to swim. After the tour, proceed to your terminal & catch your returning flight back home. Farewell New Zealand.

Breakfast
Additional Info
  • Term and Condition
    • The rates are valid for minimum 2 adults travelling together
    • 3.09% GST will be extra on the Land package cost (excluding ticket cost)
    • Visa charges & Travel Insurance are not included in the cost & will be extra (View visa detail).
    • Any meals and services unless mentioned in the itinerary are not included.
    • The hotels and services as mentioned are subject to availability at the time of booking.
    • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
    • Rates may change in case of change in hotel rates, transport rates or entrance fees & airport taxes
    • Rates are not valid during trade fairs, exhibitions and special events. A surcharge will be levied
    • Check in time is 1400 hrs and Check out time is 12noon. Early check-in/ late checkout is subject to availability.
    • 2.5% bank charges would be levied on all payments made by credit card.
    • The Rate of Exchange (ROE) taken for computing the above price is INR 56.00 to an AUD. In the event of an increase in the ROE, the prices defined may change.
  • Cancellation Policty

    For any confirmation, a deposit of 50,000 per person shall be paid to us. Once deposit has been received. The balance of the payment must be paid 28 days prior to the tour departure. Any booking made within 14 working days of the tour departure is considered to be late booking for which the full and final payment is required at the same time of booking.

    In case of visa rejection, you would be deemed to have cancelled on the date of intimation of such rejection. If you fail to pay the total tour costs in time or if you commit any other default in relation to your booking, we may treat such failure or default as a cancellation of the booking by you. In such case, the cancellation charges shall be computed with reference to the date on which we issue you a notice of cancellation.

    If you wish to cancel the tour on your own will, you must notify us in writing, in any case the date of cancellation will be considered the date on which notice mail is received. As this incurs administrative cost and retention charges by hotel, the cancellation charges will apply on the following scale:

    Number of days before departure Amount of Cancellation charges
    More than 28 Days – Initial Deposit INR 50,000 per person
    27-14 Days 50% of the Tour Cost
    13-07 Days 75% of the Tour Cost
    06 Days or less 100% of the Tour Cost
    Note: The Initial deposit amount may be higher in case of flight tickets are non – refundable

     

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