Upon arrival at Auckland Airport, you will be met and privately transferred to your hotel. Check in and the rest of the day at leisure for Optional activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Enjoy a half day city tour this morning. The tour takes you on a trip over the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Visit the famous Auckland landmark of Mount Eden, a dormant volcano whose summit offers excellent panoramic views of the city and harbors, the youngest volcano of Rangitoto Island, the Waitemata Harbour, the city’s oldest park the Auckland Domain, which is situated on a 62,000 year old volcano. If time permits enjoy trendy shopping at the popular Parnell Village. The rest of the day at leisure for optional activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and transfer to Rotorua. Enroute visit the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The attractions include guided tour and boat ride through the famed and mystical Glowworm Caves. Arrive Rotorua. Check into the hotel. This afternoon, travel to Skyline Sky rides by private vehicle and take a gondola rid up the Mount Ngongataha for spectacular view across Lake Rotorua and also enjoy a ride on the luge track. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed for a half day sightseeing tour of Rotorua. Visit the Agrodome and meet the many breeds of sheep that are farmed in New Zealand, view sheep shearing demonstrations, and sheep dogs working the sheep in a paddock. Next stop is Rainbow Springs where you will see thousands of Rainbow and Brown Trout in the crystal clear waters of the spring which flows into a stream through beautiful native bush. From here continue to Te Puia Thermal Reserve where you will be introduced to the Maori Culture and meet some of the indigenous Maori people. Walk through the thermal valley and view natural boiling mud pools and geysers close at hand. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax or enjoy a massage at the Polynesian Spa (not included in tour cost). Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and travel to Wellington via Taupo, Enroute pass through the largest man made Pinus Radiata forest in the world, the Kaiangaroa Forest which was originally planted by the unemployed during the Depression years of the 1930’s. Arrive at Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand, the same area as the island of Singapore. Follow the shoreline of the lake to Turangi along the eastern side of Lake Taupo before climbing over the Central Volcanic Plateau. Arrive in Wellington in the late afternoon. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax, or perhaps to wander around the waterfront or the entertainment area around Courtenay Place. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for half day city tour of Wellington. Visit Old St. Paul’s Cathedral – the finest example of Revival Gothic architecture in the southern hemisphere, the exquisite Lady Norwood Rose Gardens, the famous Beehive and Parliament Buildings. Drive around the rugged pure scenic bays of Wellington Harbour and enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of Wellington city, hills and Harbour from the summit of Mount Victoria. In the afternoon you may opt for an optional Harbour luncheon cruise (not included in tour cost) or visit the Te Papa - the National Museum of New Zealand (free admission). Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of hotel and transfer to the Wellington Ferry Terminal and board the Inter-Islander ferry to Picton. Sail out of Wellington Harbour across the Cook Strait into the Marlborough Sounds and through the scenic Queen Charlotte Sound to reach Picton. Continue travel south through the town of Blenheim to arrive at Kaikoura - a coastal town blessed with beautiful natural environment and rich in Maori Culture. Check in and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning is at your leisure to relax or take an optional whale-watch cruise (not included in tour cost). This afternoon leave Kaikoura and turn inland through the farming area of North Canterbury to reach the "Garden City" of Christchurch. Check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and proceed to Mt. Cook. Enroute enjoy the scenery as you travel through the Mackenzie country via Lake Tekapo where you can view the Church of Good Shepherd. This afternoon check into your hotel and at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cook on your own. In the afternoon check out of the hotel and proceed to Queenstown - New Zealand’s adventure capital. On arrival check into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Take a full day Milford Sound Excursion. Travel along them shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park. View the Mirror Lakes as you continue through the Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel emerge into the Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound Red Boat cruise, for an unforgettable experience, and explore the wonder of this majestic fiord. Journey to the mouth of the sound and see the seals and dolphins, which inhabit this part of the world. In the afternoon you return to Queenstown. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today is at leisure to relax or explore this Alpine Resort on your own. If you are into adventure, there are many activities available (not included in tour cost) such as bungy jumping, jetboating, rafting etc. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for half day Queenstown Highlights tour including visit to the original bungy jump base at the Kawarau River Bridge, where there will be an opportunity to learn all about this adventure activity or watch those keen to throw themselves off the bridge. Continue on to the Gibbston Valley Winery - one of many boutique wineries that now dot the valleys around Queenstown. Also visit the Arrow town historic gold mining village before returning to Queenstown. The Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy various optional activities available in the "Adventure Capital" of New Zealand on your own (not included in tour cost). Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to board your flight back home or onward journey.
Mr. Debanshu Banerjee
Near Jatin Das Park, Hazrah Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India - 700026
Sundarban Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Kolkata - Sundarban
Kalimpong Tour - 4 D / 3 N
Siliguri - Kalimpong
Darjeeling West Bengal Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Eastern Feast Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Gangtok
Mesmerising Gangtok and Darjeeling Tour - 5 D / 4 N
Gangtok - Darjeeling
Mumbai & Royal Rajasthan Tour - 12 D / 11 N
Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Birdwatching And The Beach Tour - 14 D / 13 N
Goa - Mumbai - Pench - Kanha - Delhi
Devine Trail of Gujarat Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Vadodara - Ahmedabad - Ambaji - Mahudi - Gandhinagar - Mumbai - Delhi
Beautiful Mumbai - Shirdi Tour - 4 D / 3 N
Mumbai - Shirdi - Shani Shingapur
Architectural Wonders Of The South Tour - 13 D / 12 N
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