- Meet and Greet by Airport Representative.
-11 Nights Accommodation in according New Zealand travel plan.
- Daily breakfast at hotel.
-Tour is based on SIC chartered or Private coach.
-All sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned in the itinerary on SIC basis or Private.
-Airport transfers at destination on SIC or private
-1 water bottle per person/per day.
- Items of Personal Nature.
-Visa fees (As Applicable).
- Travel Insurance.
- Service tax extra @ 3.09% is applicable.
- Anything not mentioned above.
Day 01: Arrive at Auckland.
Warm welcome with folded hand by professional office representative at Auckland airport. On arrival meeting and assistance and transfer to hotel and take rest.
This afternoon set off for an overview of the city from the summit of Mount Eden – a dormant volcano that is the highest natural point in Auckland – before visiting Auckland Museum which is renowned for its displays on the Pacific peoples and volcanic activity.
Overnight stay at hotel at Auckland.
Day 02: Auckland – Waitomo Caves – Rotorua.
Leaving Auckland after breakfast this morning, travel to Waitomo, home to the famous glowworm caves, where thousands of tiny luminescent creatures radiate an unmistakable glow. Discover the magical natural spectacle of Waitomo Caves with a local guide before continuing to the geothermal capital of New Zealand, Rotorua. Visit Te Puia – New Zealand’s premier cultural centre – and enjoy a guided tour of the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. Then head over to the Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley and witness the phenomenal natural spectacle of erupting geysers and bubbling mud pools. Later, at Te Puia, enjoy a Maori Hangi Feast with performances of song and dance. Delight in the opportunity to dine and interact with locals who will enchant you with their local customs and cheerful hospitality.
Overnight stay at Rotorua.
Day 03: Rotorua.
After leisure breakfast ,you will captures the essence of New Zealand with its geothermal geysers, fascinating Maori culture and rich heritage. The city is positioned on The Pacific Rim of Fire, and is therefore one of the world’s most active geothermal areas. For an extraordinary start to your day, begin with a buffet breakfast aboard the Lakeland Queen as you cruise over the still blue waters of Lake Rotorua. Your sightseeing continues with a visit to one of New Zealand’s best-loved attractions, the Agrodome, with its entertaining sheep shearing demonstration, dog trials and animal nursery. Later, perhaps enjoy an optional helicopter flight for views over the active White Island volcano (own expense). (B)
Overnight stay at Rotorua.
Day04: Rotorua – Taupo – Wellington.
After leisure breakfast , you will departing Rotorua, travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway through a region abundant with geothermal activity, crystal-clear lakes, natural spas and rich Maori culture. Visit Lake Taupo the largest freshwater lake in Australasia and thundering Huka Falls with its striking blue water, before travelling south across the vast volcanic plateau of World Heritage-listed Tongariro National Park en-route to Wellington, the nation’s capital.
Overnight stay at Wellington.
Day 05 : Wellington – Cook Strait – Ashburton.
After leisure breakfast, you will visit Cook Strait . The Cook Strait separates the North and South Islands and was named after Captain James Cook, the first European to sail across in 1770. Like a Local – this morning, enjoy one of the world’s most scenic voyages as the Interislander ferry traverses Cook Strait through the breathtaking Marlborough and Queen Charlotte Sounds. Here, you’ll weave through unspoilt islands and admire coastlines defined by tiny coves on the way to the seaside port of Picton. Once in Picton, enjoy a spectacular scenic drive as you continue to Kaikoura, famed for whale watching and nestled at the foot of majestic mountains. Later, arrive in Ashburton and settle in to your hotel before dinner this evening.
Overnight stay at Ashburton.
Day 06: Ashburton – Fox Glacier.
After leisure breakfast , you will process one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys aboard the TranzAlpine Train (own expense) – crossing the Canterbury Plains and travelling up into the Southern Alps to Arthur’s Pass. Or, absorb the picturesque rural scenery before beginning the ascent into the Main Divide. Then, sit back and enjoy the vistas as you journey through the towering, captivating Southern Alps. Continue along the coast and through rainforest to Westland National Park. You’ll then enjoy the scenery, including the twin glaciers of Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, as you travel along the west coast. Over thousands of years, these remarkable natural wonders have created immense glacial valleys. Today, their magnificent rivers of ice can be seen cascading down through the lush rainforests.
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Overnight stay at Fox glacier.
Day 07: Fox Glacier – Queenstown.
After leisure breakfast ,you will process to Queenstown. Travel across the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps this morning, through spectacular Haast Pass, skirting the tranquil shores of lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the alpine resort of Queenstown on Lake Wakatipu. Special Stay – settle in for a two-night stay admiring the dramatic backdrop of towering mountains capped in snow overseeing the calming blue waters of Lake Wakatipu. Delicious food is always on the menu in Queenstown as it is renowned for its world-class culinary scene. This evening, during time at leisure, you may like to dine at one of the many local restaurants located within the heart of the city.
Overnight stay at Queenstown.
Day 08: Queenstown at Leisure.
After leisure breakfast day free for leisure or adventurersactivity.
Queenstown is perfect for adventurers and leisure-seekers alike with endless activities on offer within the city and its surrounds. Today, during time at leisure, you have the freedom to simply relax or choose one of Travelmarvel’s exciting optional activities. You may wish to join the TSS Earnslaw for a relaxing cruise to Walter Peak Station or perhaps take a gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for spectacular panoramic views over Queenstown (both at own expense). Or if you’re more of a gourmand, perhaps choose to set off into the Central Otago region independently – one of New Zealand’s world-renowned wine producing areas. Alternatively, your Travelmarvel Tour Director will be able to suggest a range of activities and experiences that will help you make the most of your time here in Queenstown.
Overnight stay at Queenstown.
Day 09 : Queenstown, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau.
Today, follow the Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu to Fiordland National Park. Journey along Milford Road, renowned as one of the world’s best alpine drives, to Milford Sound. Step aboard a ship to cruise the full length of this beautiful fiord, viewing cascading waterfalls, dense rainforest and towering mountains that surround this World Heritage-listed area. Afterwards, make your way to your hotel and enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.
Overnight stay at Anau.
Day 10: Te Anau – Dunedin.
After leisure breakfast ,you will leave the Fiordland region, journey through rolling Southland countryside to Dunedin. New Zealand’s oldest city as the name suggests is of Scottish heritage and possesses a unique combination of cultural riches and fine architecture. Here, you’ll enjoy a city tour before visiting Larnach Castle. Steeped in scandal and tragedy, filled with magnificent antiques and offering breathtaking views, Lanarch Castle provides a memorable holiday highlight. Enjoy some time at leisure before dining with your fellow travellers this evening.
Overnight stay at Anau.
Day 11:Dunedin, Mt Cook, Lake Tekapo.
Journey along the east coast to see the Moeraki Boulders. These large spherical stones were formed over 60 million years ago and can be found along a stretch of Koekohe Beach. Continue to Oamaru to see some of New Zealand’s finest 19th-century architecture. Later, en route to Lake Tekapo, journey into Mt Cook National Park to view Australasia’s highest mountain, Aoraki (Mt Cook), and admire the sublime alpine scenery. Arrive at your wonderful hotel, situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo. This evening, dine on fresh local produce at your hotel’s restaurant during a memorable Farewell Dinner.
Overnight stay at Lake tekapo.
Day 12: Lake Tekapo – Depart Christchurch.
After leisure breakfast , check out the hotel and drive to Christchurch. En-route to Christchurch today you’ll pay a visit to the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd, built of locally gathered stone and oak and erected as a tribute to the early pioneers of the region. Our tour concludes on arrival at Christchurch airport.
Auckland – Mercure Auckland Hotel
Rotorua - Cleveland Motel Rotorua.
Wellington – Hotel Ibis, Wellington.
Ashburton – Hotel Ashburton Motor Lodge.
Fox Glacier – Mt Cook View Motel.
Queenstown- Best Western Cranbury Court.
Te Anau – Bella Vista Motel Te Anau.