BEST OF NEW ZEALAND

BEST OF NEW ZEALAND
Price starting at 333999

Overview

Get ready for mammoth national parks, dynamic Maori culture and world-class surfing and skiing. New Zealand can be mellow or action-packed, but it is always epic. Auckland is approximately 21 hrs flight from New Delhi depending on the flights you choose. Behold Rotorua's bubbling geysers, hike past aquamarine bays and sparkling glaciers, or try abalone and other Maori favourites while overlooking Auckland's waterfront. Glide through turquoise waters past pods of Orcas in Bay of Islands; try black-water rafting in astonishing Waitomo Caves, watch the ground breathe steam in volcanic Rotorua and hit the slopes in Queenstown and Wanaka. Get to the heart of New Zealand and begin your journey with our “Best of New Zealand” package.

Day 1

Arrive Auckland

Welcome to New Zealand! Arrive Auckland and meet our friendly representative. Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax and explore the beautiful city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Auckland. Meals: No Meals.

Day 2

Auckland

After a sumptuous breakfast, enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland city. Visit Kelly Tarlton’s Sealife Aquarium and Antarctic Encounter. Rest of the day is free to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Auckland. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 3

Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua

Enjoy a yummy breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Glow worm Caves. On completion continue over the Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rotorua. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 4

Rotorua

Breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mud pools and roaring geysers. Following this, visit Agrodome for a farm show and Rainbow Springs to see trout, birds and wildlife. The afternoon is at leisure. This evening enjoys an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and concert. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rotorua. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 5

Rotorua - Wellington

After breakfast, travel south to reach the popular lake resort of Taupo before continuing on the Desert Road, dominated in the background by the three peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. Continue south through the farmland before arriving in the ‘Capital City’ of Wellington. Overnight stay at the hotel in Wellington. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 6

Wellington

After a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, proceed for morning sightseeing tour of Wellington. Visit Te Papa, ‘Museum of New Zealand’ for a short-guided tour before enjoying a free afternoon to explore the beautiful city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Wellington. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7

Wellington - Picton - Kaikoura

Today after breakfast, we will enjoy a journey across Cook Strait and into the Marlborough Sounds before arriving Picton. Travel south through the town of Blenheim, before reaching Kaikoura – here you might like to take whale watch cruise or scenic flight at an additional cost. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kaikoura. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8

Kaikoura - Christchurch

Breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, leave Kaikoura behind as you turn inland and travel to the ‘Garden City’ of Christchurch. Overnight stay at the hotel in Christchurch. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 9

Christchurch - Mt. Cook - Queenstown

After breakfast, travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd before continuing on to New Zealand’s highest mountain - Mt Cook. Follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central Otago region to the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown. Overnight stay at the hotel in Queenstown. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 10

Milford Sound

Enjoy a yummy breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world-famous fiord. Overnight stay at the hotel in Queenstown. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 11

Queenstown

Today after breakfast at the hotel, day is free to explore the beautiful resort on your own. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, gondola rides and much more. You can enjoy the optional activities at an additional cost on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Queenstown. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 12

Queenstown - Glacier Region

After breakfast, depart Queenstown and travel via Lake Wanaka and through the historic Haast Pass, gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region. Overnight stay at the hotel in Glacier Region. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 13

Glacier Region

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, full day is at leisure to explore this magnificent glacier region on your own. You can also enjoy scenic flight or guided walk on one of the glaciers at an additional cost. Overnight stay at the hotel in Glacier Region. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 14

Glacier Region - Greymouth - Christchurch

After a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, travel north to Greymouth and board the world famous Tranz Alpine train. Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Overnight stay at the hotel in Christchurch. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 15

Depart Christchurch

Today our trip ends. Post breakfast, transfer to the airport to take your flight back to home. Meals: Breakfast.

Inclusions

  • Return airfare with taxes (Delhi – Auckland; Christchurch – Delhi) calculated on INR 78000/- per passenger.
  • Return airport transfers on private basis.
  • 2 nights stay in Auckland.
  • 2 nights stay in Rotorua.
  • 2 nights stay in Wellington.
  • 1 night stay in Kaikoura.
  • 2 nights stay in Christchurch.
  • 3 nights stay in Queenstown.
  • 2 nights stay in Glacier region.
  • Daily breakfast except day 01 and other meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Auckland city tour.
  • Waitomo Glow worm caves.
  • Te Puia Thermal Reserve, Agrodome and Rainbow Springs.
  • Te Papa.
  • Canterbury Plains, Church of the Good Shepherd, Mt Cook and Lake Pukaki.
  • Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley and Milford Sound.
  • Lake Wanaka, Haast Pass.
  • Tranz Alpine train, Arthur’s Pass and Canterbury Plains.
  • All sightseeing and entrances as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All tours and transfers are on Seat – In – Coach basis unless specified private.
  • New Zealand visa charges.
  • All applicable taxes.

Exclusions

  • Meals other than mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any tips, porterage etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the package “Inclusions”.

Important Information

  • Rates are not valid during peak periods, Christmas, New Year and Festival periods.

Date & Price

Select Hotel Category

Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 333999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 31 Mar 2020

Accommodation

Auckland City Hotel or similar | Auckland

The Auckland City Hotel is located in the heart of the Auckland CBD (Central Business District) and within 3 minutes' walk of Sky City. The hotel lobby is located inside a 1912 heritage building and the 10-level extension contains 138 modern guest rooms. Guests enjoy up to 500MB of free WiFi per stay. Auckland City Hotel – Hobson St is located within 5 minutes’ walk of the Sky Tower and Queen Street shopping district. Victoria Park Market and Viaduct Harbour are each a 10-minute walk away. The hotel offers secure underground parking, access to a fitness centre with pool, and a limousine transfer service to and from Auckland Airport. All rooms come with a work desk, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Studio rooms come with a kitchenette with a cooking hob and microwave, whereas the 2-bedroom suites have a full kitchen, a washing machine and a dryer. The Mustard Seed Café and Restaurant features beautiful high ceilings and serves authentic Malaysian cuisine as well as standard breakfasts. The restaurant bar also offers a range of espresso coffees, wines and liqueurs. Enjoy a selection from the deli cabinet at Fondou Cafe or a buffet breakfast at the property.

Ibis Rotorua Hotel or similar | Rotorua

Located just 3 minutes’ walk from Lake Rotorua, ibis Rotorua offers air-conditioned rooms with beautiful lake, city or garden views. The hotel features a restaurant, a bar and free parking. Ibis Rotorua is 10 minutes’ walk from Rotorua’s city centre. The Polynesian Spa and Rotorua Museum are each a 15-minute walk away. All rooms have cable TV, ironing facilities and a tea and coffee maker. The private bathrooms include a hairdryer, fluffy towels and guest toiletries. The Ibis Restaurant serves European cuisine, and is open for breakfast and dinner. iBar is the perfect place for a relaxing drink with friends.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor or similar | Wellington

James Cook Hotel is located in the heart of Wellington, just 500 m from Lambton Harbour. It features a day spa, a fitness centre and a restaurant with harbour views. All guests receive 1 free round of golf at Shandon Golf Club Petone for 2 people per booking. A reservation is essential. James Cook Wellington is just 15 minutes’ walk from both Cuba Street and Courtenay Place. Wellington International Airport is a 20-minute drive away. The hotel offers direct elevator access to Lambton Quay. All air-conditioned rooms come with en suite bathrooms and work desks. Each room includes free WiFi, cable TV, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms feature city or harbour views. Facilities at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor include a 24-hour front desk and a business centre. Hotel guests have access to Les Mills fitness centre on Lambton Quay.

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge or similar | Kaikoura

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge features, free WiFi, free off-street parking, a large solar-heated outdoor pool and a conference centre. The lodge is just 500 m from the town centre and 800 m from Whale Watch Kaikoura and Dolphin Encounter. Decorated in calming neutral shades, the modern European style building has studios and apartments equipped with cooking facilities, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, DVD players and ironing facilities. Some units have large corner spa baths and air-conditioning. Some first floor units have park views and others have mountain or sea views from private balconies. Most ground floor units have an outside area with tables and chairs.

Ashley Hotel Christchurch or similar | Christchurch

One of our bestsellers in Christchurch! Just 3 minutes’ drive from Christchurch Train Station, The Ashley Hotel offers rooms containing a 43-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It features a bar, free parking and 30 minutes of free WiFi per stay. The Ashley Hotel Christchurch is 4 minutes’ drive from Hagley Golf Course and Addington Raceway. Christchurch International Airport is a 15-minute drive away. All rooms have tea/coffee facilities and a bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Rooms are serviced daily. Guests can relax with a drink in the The Club Bar. There are also a number of dining options within a 5-minute walk.

Heartland Hotel Queenstown or similar | Queenstown

Heartland Hotel Queenstown is located in central Queenstown, a short walk from town. It offers panoramic views over Lake Wakatipu to the mountains. There is free parking and guests enjoy complimentary WiFi. The Heartland Hotel Queenstown is within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu and Kawarau Jet. It is a 3-minute drive from the Queenstown Gondola. The hotel features traditional alpine architecture and a lobby bar with an open fireplace. Most rooms offer spectacular views of the area. There is satellite TV, wireless internet access and tea and coffee making facilities. Hillside Brasserie is open daily, for breakfast and dinner. The buffet breakfast offers bacon, eggs, sausages and mushrooms.

Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier or similar | Glacier region

Located on State Highway 6, nestled at the base of the majestic Southern Alps, this hotel offers comfortable accommodation right by the South West World Heritage Park, in Fox Glacier Village. Guests enjoy free WiFi per day. There is a variety of rooms offering spectacular mountain or rural views. All living units contain LCD TVs and refrigerators. Continental as well as hearty cooked breakfast is served every morning. In the evenings, guests can enjoy an a la carte dinner menu.

Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Terms & Conditions

  • Price mentioned is on per person basis for two persons travelling together and sharing same room.
  • Bookings are subject to availability of rooms with the hotels.
  • The above package rate is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends. Surcharges applicable.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Rates are valid for Indian Nationals only.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-7 Days 100 % Package price per person
8-14 Days 75 % Package price per person
15-29 Days 50 % Package price per person
30-45 Days 25 % Package price per person
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