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New Zealand ( Auckland , Rotoura, Queenstown, Christchurch) - 11 Days

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New Zealand can enthral a traveller with its scenery, fabulous festivals, Maori culture and magical outdoor experiences.
Auckland’s blend of harbour, islands, Polynesian culture and modern city environment has created a lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world.
Rotorua a city on the volcanic plateau has one of the world’s most lively fields of geothermal activity.
Wellington is also one of the most picturesque cities known for the many interesting and contemporary pieces of public sculpture around the city.
Christchurch is beautiful cities, where you can cycle alongside the river, indulge in fine sophisticated dining, you can scramble up mountain bike tracks or ride a wave at a surf beach.
Queenstown sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic ranges. The lake and mountain landscape make it suited to all kinds of adventure.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable holiday.

Day 1
Auckland

Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand, the youngest country on Earth!

On arrival in Auckland, ‘The City of Sails’, you will be welcomed by our local Cox & Kings representative and transferred to your hotel.

Auckland is a blend of islands, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and modern city environment.

The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore the city and discover why it is one of the best places in the world to visit.

This evening, why not take an optional dinner cruise and enjoy a unique dining experience on Auckland’s magnificent Waitemata Harbour?

Day 2
Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua

Transfer from hotel in Auckland to hotel in Rotorua, en route enjoy a guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves (Seat in coach).

Today morning, we travel through the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions. Drive past Rangiriri, location of the historic Maori Land Wars site.

On arrival in the small town of Waitomo, enjoy a guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with their amazing stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations. We finish the tour with a silent boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto – a subterranean cavern lit up by the lights of thousands of tiny glowworms.

We then continue our journey this afternoon by driving to Rotorua.

Rotorua is a compact package of natural beauty, from forested hills, and geysers to mud stream vents and has the combination of beauty and excitement.

On arrival in Rotorua, you will check into your hotel and relax in this perfect paradise!!

Day 3
Rotorua

Enjoy a visit to Te Puia Thermal Reserve followed by a visit to Rainbow Springs Nature Park and Agrodome Sheep Show (Seat in coach).

This morning explore Rotorua’s geothermal wonderland .Discover the Te Puia Thermal Reserve to marvel at boiling mudpools, roaring geysers and hot springs. Continue to Rainbow Springs Nature Park 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.

he rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. You can opt to take an optional tour to the Polynesian pools and relax in the healing thermal waters.

Day 4
Rotorua - Wellington

Transfer from hotel in Rotorua to hotel in Wellington, en route visit Lake Taupo to Turangi (Seat in coach).

This morning, travel south to reach the popular lake resort of Taupo and along the shores of Lake Taupo to Turangi, before continuing on the Desert Road dominated in the background by the three peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. Later continue south through lush farmland before arriving in the ‘Capital City’ of Wellington.

Wellington is the Capital of New Zealand is a cosmopolitan city with the most spectacular skyline of all major cities in New Zealand.

On arrival into Wellington, proceed to hotel and check in.

The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Enjoy cafes, restaurants, museums and all kinds of shops. Dance, theatre and musical performances are a Wellington specialty

Day 5
Wellington

Explore Wellington city followed by a guided tour of Te Papa (Seat in coach).

Enjoy a morning city tour of Wellington, a city experience that will reveal the creative, political and cultural nature of New Zealand, but still provide stunning scenery. Discover the Houses of Parliament and distinctive “Beehive”, Wellington Cathedral, the central city area and Oriental Bay. Later proceed on a guided tour of Te papa museum

Day 6
Wellington - Queenstown

Today you will transfer from hotel to airport in Wellington for your flight to Queenstown.

A morning flight is recommended to allow time to explore Queenstown at leisure in the afternoon.

Travel from Wellington to Queenstown on board the flight. Note – Flight cost not included.

On arrival, proceed and check in to the hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city.

Day 7
Queenstown

Enjoy a visit to Milford Sound Cruise (Seat in coach).

Enjoy a scenic drive to the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden and onward to Lake Te Anau. As you enter the Eglinton Valley, marvel at the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Embark on a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Sail into the world of waterfalls, cliffs and the native forests.

Day 8
Queenstown

The day is at leisure to explore the city or you can opt to enjoy various activities such as bungy jumping, jet boating, white water rafting and gondola rides

Day 9
Queenstown - Mt Cook - Christchurch

Transfer from hotel in Queenstown to hotel in Christchurch, en route visit Mt. Cook and the Church of the Good Shepherd (Seat in Coach).

Today morning, we transfer from Queenstown to Christchurch. Drive through the central Otago region, to the small town of Twizel and continue north following the shores of Lake Pukaki to Mount Cook. This is the highest peak of New Zealand with a landscape of glacier fed alpine lakes. Proceed to visit the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo. Marvel at this small picturesque church before travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in the Garden City of Christchurch.

On arrival in Christchurch, proceed and check in to the hotel.

Day 10
Christchurch

Discover Christchurch on a guided city tour (Seat in coach).

This morning proceed on a city tour of Christchurch. The tour covers highlights including the botanical gardens, Museum and Art Centre, the Avon river, Bridge of Remembrance, the cities new pop up container mall and many other CBD highlights. Then travel to Mona Vale an historic homestead and gardens. Up to the Sign of the Takah, Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps, then over the Port Hills to the Port of Lyttleton, through the harbour tunnel before returning to the central city where the tour will conclude

Day 11
Depart Christchurch for your Home

Christchurch, New Zealand

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home

Points to Note

  • This is the approximate tour price basis the given itinerary and 3* Hotels.
  • Since Tripify will customize your trip according to your needs and your budget hence the cost will decrease or increase basis your choice of holiday and hotels.
  • The tentative price mentioned here doesn't include Airfare
  • Expenses and services of personal nature – telephone calls, mineral water, any meals not forming a part of the group itinerary menu, room services orders, mini bar & beverages (alcoholic or non alcoholic), snacks or refreshments or any other usage, laundry, personal entertainment expenses except for mentioned itinerary items, extra conveyance expenses, if any, entrance charges except for the mentioned itinerary items, any other incidental or medical expenses etc.
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