New Zealand Romance – Self Drive

12N / 13D

1N Auckland, 2N Bay of Islands, 1N Auckland, 2N Rotorua, 3N Queenstown, 2N West Coast Glacier, 1N Christchurch

New Zealand is blessed with perhaps the world’s largest concentration of stunning natural wonders, including bubbling geothermal pools, brooding volcanoes, majestic peaks, dense forests, deep fjords and sunny beaches.

Peak Season: Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan. Feb, March,

Off Season: May, June, July, Aug, Sep

  • Auckland: Auckland City Hotel or similar

    Bay of Island:Kingsgate Pahia or similar

    Rotorua:Ibis Hotel or similar

    Queenstown:Heartland Hotel or similar

    Franz josef:Rainforest Retreat or similar

    Christchurch:Elms Quality or similar
  • Waitomo Caves
    Half day Rotorua sightseeing: Agrodome, Rainbow Springs, Te Puia
    Full day Milford sound excursion including Indian boxed lunch
  • All transfers on shared basis
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Visa at an additional cost

Itinerary

DAY 1 –  Arrive Auckland

  • On arrival in Auckland, ‘The City of Sails’, you will be transferred to your hotel.
  • Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on own.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Auckland.

DAY 2 –  Auckland – Pahia, Bay of Island (B)

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Proceed to Paihia, the journey will take you through rolling countryside, rural towns to Paihia, situated in the beautiful Bay of Islands.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bay of Island.

DAY 3 – Pahia, Bay of Island (B)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Rest of the day is at leisure to explore on own.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bay of Island.

DAY 4 – Pahia, Bay of Island – Auckland (B)

    • After breakfast, check – out of the hotel.
    • Return journey back to Auckland.
    • Arrive Auckland, rest of the day at leisure.
    • Overnight at hotel in Auckland

DAY 5 –  Auckland – Waitomo Caves – Rotorua (B)

  • After breakfast at the hotel, check – out and proceed towards Rotorua via Waitomo Caves.
  • On arrival enjoy a comprehensive cave tour, where you will have the opportunity to view thousands of luminescent lights radiating from the unique Waitomo glowworms, as expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves historical and geological significance. Enjoy the limestone shafts, stunning Cathedral cavern and then take a unique boat ride through the glowworm grotto. On completion continue over the Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua.

DAY 6 – Rotorua (B)

  • Have breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day tour of Rotorua.
  • Your first experience of the day is Te Puia, a place of Maori culture and a thermal wonderland of impressive geysers and boiling mud pools.
  • Following this, visit Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife before continuing to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry.

DAY 7 – Rotorua – Queenstown (B)

  • Breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Queenstown (Airfare Is NOT Included).
  • Arrive Queenstown and transfer to the hotel.
  • Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city on own.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.

DAY 8 –  Milford Sound (B/L)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Post breakfast travel from Queenstown to Milford hugging the shores of Lake Wakatipu, proceed past wind turbines, deer farms and across rural farmland, before reaching Lake Te Anau, the ‘Gateway to Fiordland’. Board the waiting vessel for a cruise of Milford Sound out to the Tasman Sea.
  • After the cruises sit back, relax and enjoy the view from the coach on the return journey to Queenstown.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.

DAY 9 – Queenstown (B)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • This is completely a free day for you to pursue your own activities. Queenstown offers jet boating, lake cruised, bungy jumping, rafting, hose riding, gondola rides and may be a visit to the Sky Alpine Casino.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.

DAY 10 – Queenstown – Glacier Region (B)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 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 of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.

DAY 11 – Glacier Region (B)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Rest of the day is ta leisure to explore on own.
  • Overnight at hotel in Christchurch.

DAY 12 -Glacier Region – Greymouth – Christchurch (B)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Rest of the day is ta leisure to explore on own.
  • Overnight at hotel in Christchurch.

DAY 13  Christchurch (B)

  • Transfer to the airport is included for your departure flight.

Inclusions

  • 12 Nights’ Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
  • Sightseeing:
  • Waitomo Caves
  • Half day Rotorua sightseeing: Agrodome, Rainbow Springs, Te Puia
  • Full day Milford sound excursion including Indian boxed lunch
  • TranzAlpine Train journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary

Exclusions

  • 5% Goods & Service Tax (GST) is applicable additional on total invoice.
  • Airfare, Visa & overseas travel insurance
  • Cost of meals other than those specified in inclusions
  • Surcharges applicable for transfers between 2000 hrs – 0800 hrs.
  • Early check-in and late check-out are on request basis only and subject to room availability [Standard international check-in time is 1500 hrs and check-out time is 1100 hrs. (**Subject to change as per hotel’s policy)]
  • Expenses of personal nature, mini bar in the room, laundry, telephone bills, tips, gratuities etc.
  • Tips & porterage for local driver & guide
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses
  • Surcharges applicable during conventions, festivals, special events, trade fairs, black-out dates, etc
  • Cost of any other services not specifically mentioned in inclusions
  • Any increase in the cost that may come into force prior to the departure date including change in price owing to fluctuation in the rate of exchange
  • Gala Dinner during Christmas & New Year not included and payable direct at the hotel as per hotel policy

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