2020 Tours - New Zealand- 11 Days

New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean

Tour Itinerary

The Best of New Zealand - 2020

11 Days / 10 Nights

 

City Name Duration Tour Highlights
Auckland 2 Nights Sky City Tower Admission

Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium General Admission

Auckland City Tour

Waiheke Island Explorer Hop on Hop Off Tour

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Matamata Day Tour Hobbiton Movie Set Guided Tour
Rotorua 2 Nights Rotorua City Tour

Agrodome Sheep Farm

Te Ra (Day Pass) - Guided Tour 60mins (Te Puia Geothermal Reserve)

Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

Huka Falls – 30 Minutes

Queenstown 3 Nights 30MIN Half Hour Jet Boat Ride by GO Orange Thunder Jet on Kawarau river

Wine Cave Tour (30 min) & Tasting at Gibbston Valley Wines

Skyline Gondola & Stargazing

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise with lunch

Queenstown City Tour

4WD Safari of the Scenes Wakatipu Basin Half Day Tour SIC

RJ501 Walter Peak High Country Farm Excursion

Wanaka Day Tour Enroute stop at Mrs Jones Orchard

Puzzling World COMBO Admission

Mount Cook 1 Night Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre EXPLORER PASS

Tasman Glacier Boat Trip includes 25min walk to Lake (Seat in Coach)

Christchurch 2 Nights Christchurch City Tour

Visit the Orana Wildlife Park

The Antarctic Centre Xpress Pass

Christchurch Cardboard Cathedral

 

ATTRACTIONS FOR WHICH ENTRY FEES ARE INCLUDED IN THE TOUR COST

City Name Attraction Name
Auckland Sky City Tower Admission

Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium General Admission

Waiheke Island Explorer Hop on Hop Off Tour

Waitomo Glow worm Caves Guided Tour

Rotorua Te Ra (Day Pass) - Guided Tour 60mins (Te Puia Geothermal Reserve)

Rainbow Springs & Agrodome Farm Show Combo

Queenstown 30MIN Half Hour Jet Boat Ride by GO Orange Thunder Jet on Kawarau river

Wine Cave Tour (30 min) & Tasting at Gibbston Valley Wines

Skyline Gondola & Stargazing

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise with lunch

4WD Safari of the Scenes Wakatipu Basin Half Day Tour SIC

RJ501 Walter Peak High Country Farm Excursion

Wanaka Puzzling World COMBO Admission
Mount Cook Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre EXPLORER PASS

Tasman Glacier Boat Trip includes 25min walk to Lake (Seat in Coach)

Christchurch Visit the Orana Wildlife Park

The Antarctic Centre Xpress Pass

 

CONFIRMED DEPARTURE DATES FOR 2020:

FEB 2020 MAR 2020 APR 2020 MAY 2020 JUN 2020
05 & 17 08 & 16 10 & 20 04 & 18 15

 

Report to Airport on

 
08.55 hrs Report to Bangalore International Airport
09.55 hrs Check in for Flight Singapore Airlines SQ 5333 to Singapore
11.55 hrs Departure by Flight Singapore Airlines SQ 5333 to Singapore
19.00 hrs Arrival Singapore International Airport
22.45 hrs Departure by Flight Singapore Airlines SQ 285 to Auckland
13.20 hrs Arrival Auckland Airport on

 

DAY-WISE ITINERARY:

 

DAY 01

ARRIVE/ AUCKLAND

AUCKLAND ARRIVAL

"Haere Mai" Welcome to Auckland - the City of Sails

Meet and Greet on arrival

Transfer to the hotel and check in

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

SKYCITY Auckland Sky Tower

At 328 metres the Sky Tower visit offers views in every direction

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  - | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 02

AUCKLAND

Breakfast at hotel

Kelly Tarltons General Admission in the morning

Visit Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World. Discover secrets of the Southern Ocean and see the magic of an Antarctic fantasyland, complete with Penguins strutting in fresh snow and ice!

Brief city sightseeing: the following highlights will be included: Harbour Bridge, Waterfront, Mission Bay, Tamaki Drive, Savage Points, Parnell Rose Park and Village, Domain Parks and Gardens, City Centre (Sights time permitting)

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Tour in the afternoon

Board the ferry from the Downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal for the scenic 40 minute cruise to Waiheke Island through the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Met on arrival, by air-conditioned tour coach for the island tour. At completion return to the ferry terminal for the ferry back to Auckland

After Waiheke, Dropped off for dinner.

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 03

AUCKLAND WAITOMO MATAMATA ROTORUA

AUCKLAND WAITOMO

Approx. travel time 3 hours

Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to the cave area of Waitomo

Waitomo

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Indian Inspired Buffet at Roselands Farm & Garden Restaurant

WAITOMO MATAMATA and HOBBITON

Approx. travel time 1 hour 15 min

Matamata

Hobbiton Movie Set Guided Tour

Discover Middle-earth on a picturesque private farmland. Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogy in a two-hour guided tour.

MATAMATA ROTORUA

Approx. travel time 1 hour

It is only a short drive south to Rotorua and it is recommended to travel via the corrugated town of Tirau.

Arrival Rotorua

The moment of arrival in Rotorua is somehow quite different. There is a scent of sulphur in the air. At the nearby geothermal hotspots, there are spouting geysers, mud pools bubbling and warm geothermal pools and ponds that create a kaleidoscope of colour. Rotorua is also the heartland of New Zealand's Maoridom and the warm spirit of this living culture will captivate and enthral.

Check in hotel

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 04

ROTORUA

Breakfast at Hotel

Rotorua Sightseeing Tour by private touring vehicle including:

Please do note the group has to be strictly time bound to cover all the below sights

Agrodome for a one-hour performance seeing nineteen sheep breeds introduced onto the stage, the art of sheep shearing, sheepdog demonstrations (9.30 -10.30 am)

Te Ra (Day Pass) - Guided Tour 60mins

Today visit Te Puia Geothermal Reserve to view the boiling mud pools and cascading Pohutu geyser and see local Maori carvers in action. (11.00 -1200 pm)

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant (12.15 – 1.00 pm)

Visit the Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park where hundreds of brown and rainbow trout can be seen. Next, travel onto the (1.15-2.15 pm)

ROTORUA TAUPO   Depart before 2.30 PM

ROTORUA TAUPO Approx. travel time 1 ½ hours

Stop at Huka Falls – 30 Minutes

The Huka Falls are a set of waterfalls on the Waikato River that drains Lake Taupo in New Zealand. A few hundred metres upstream from the Huka Falls, the Waikato River narrows from approximately 100 metres across into a canyon only 15 metres across

Travel back to Rotorua after sightseeing (Return from Taupo by 6pm)

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 05

9 ROTORUA – QUEENSTOWN

Breakfast at Hotel and check out from hotel

Private Transfer from Hotel to Airport to board flight to Queenstown

Depart Rotorua by flight NZ 5781 at 0715hrs arrive Christchurch at 0910hrs connect NZ 647 at 1005hrs and Arrive Queenstown at 1105hrs

Arrive Queenstown.

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

30MIN Half Hour Jet Boat Ride by GO Orange Thunder Jet on Kawarau river.

Wine Cave Tour (30 min) & Tasting at Gibbston Valley Wines

The tour includes tasting three current release wines in the unique ambiance of the wine cave, blasted out of the solid schist of the Central Otago mountains.

Check in hotel

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Skyline Gondola & Stargazing in the evening.

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 06

QUEENSTOWN MILFORD SOUND QUEENSTOWN

Breakfast at Hotel

QUEENSTOWN MILFORD SOUND Approx. travel time 5½ hours

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

MILFORD SOUND QUEENSTOWN Approx. travel time 4½ hours

The return journey will give opportunity for further sightseeing that may have been missed on the way to Milford

MILFORD SOUND QUEENSTOWN Approx. travel time 4½ hours

The return journey will give opportunity for further sightseeing that may have been missed on the way to Milford.

Queenstown

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 07

QUEENSTOWN

Breakfast at hotel

Queenstown Sightseeing Tour by private touring vehicle including:

4WD Safari of the Scenes Wakatipu Basin Half Day Tour SIC in the morning.

The Wakatipu Basin tour takes you to film sites of The Remarkables, Kawarau Gorge, and Arrowtown including a spot of gold panning. From Arrowtown travel to the entrance of Skippers Canyon for panoramic views of the Wakatipu Basin and over Skippers Canyon.

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

Queenstown City Sights including: Arrow town, view bungy jumping site (no jumps), Lake Wakatipu (Sights time permitting)

RJ501 Walter Peak High Country Farm Excursion

Board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw for a cruise across Lake Wakitpu, disembarking at Walter Peak High Country Farm for tea or coffee and homemade baking. Highlights of the farming experience are watching the farm demonstrator shear sheep, and sheep dogs working stock

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 08

QUEENSTOWN WANAKA MOUNT COOK

Breakfast at Hotel and check out from hotel

QUEENSTOWN WANAKA Approx. travel time 2 hours

There are two driving routes available for travelling between Queenstown and Wanaka. The shortest route to Wanaka is over the Crown Range Road (approximately 1 hour). This route must always be checked for access during the winter months.

Via the more conservative and longer route, enjoy a pleasant scenic drive following the Shotover and Clutha Rivers

Enroute stop at Mrs Jones Orchard

Arrive Wanaka

Puzzling World COMBO Admission

Stuart Lands borough’s Puzzling World is a unique attraction specialising in puzzling eccentricity. - "modern-styled" Great Maze, incredible Illusion Rooms, a Puzzle Centre/Café, large Gift Shop and eccentric architecture and oddities.

Open daily from 8.30am. Last admission times are 5.30pm in Summer and 5.00pm in Winter

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

WANAKA MT COOK Approx. travel time 2 hours

Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre EXPLORER PASS

The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre's 126-seat custom-designed theatre is a tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world's greatest explorers, the centre showcases the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe.

Western Buffet Dinner at Hermitage Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Western Buffet Dinner at hotel

 

DAY 09

MOUNT COOK CHRISTCHURCH

Breakfast at hotel

Check out from hotel and transfer

Tasman Glacier Boat Trip incl 25min walk to Lake Seat in Coach in the morning

Explore New Zealand's largest glacier by boat. Discover the magnificent ice formations and listen to the huge ice-face melting before your eyes. Experience the excitement of walking on an iceberg.The tour includes a 25 minute Alpine walk to the lake

Western Buffet Lunch at Hermitage Restaurant

MT COOK CHRISTCHURCH Approximate travel time 5 hours

Depart Mt Cook and stop on the shores of Lake Tekapo to visit the ‘Church of the Good Shepherd’. Continue across the fertile Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch.

CHRISTCHURCH ARRIVAL

The adventurous spirit of Christchurch's early English settlers has helped shape the personality and character of the city and province of Canterbury.

Arrive Christchurch

Check in to hotel

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Western Buffet Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 10

CHRISTCHURCH

Breakfast at Hotel

Full Day Sightseeing Tour by private touring vehicle including

Orana Wildlife Park Admission

Antarctic Centre XPRESS PASS

Visit the International Antarctic Centre. Discover life down on the Ice with exhibits provided by the New Zealand Antarctic Programme. Enjoy the “the Snow & Ice Experience”, the custom-built polar room. Explore the Gallery area and replica Antarctic field camp.

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

Afternoon can be at time available for shopping (4hrs) or optional sights which includes stop at Christchurch Cardboard Cathedral

Dinner at local Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 11

DEPART CHRISTCHURCH

Breakfast at hotel

Check out from hotel and private transfer to Airport to board flight to India

Meet your driver at hotel lobby for your transfer to airport

Depart Christchurch by Singapore Airlines flight SQ 298 at 1150hrs arrive Singapore Airport at 1740hrs to connect flight SQ 502 at 2005hrs arrive Bangalore Airport at 2150hrs on

Meal Plan:  Breakfast

 

TOUR COST 4 STAR HOTEL

Special Price for Early Booking Per Adult on Twin Sharing Basis (Age 12 years and Above) Per Child with bed and sharing room with 2 adults (age 2 years to 12 years) Per Child without bed and sharing room with 2 adults (age 2years to 12 years)
Book 06 months before departure date INR. 2,84,900/- INR. 2,68,900/- INR. 2,36,900/-
Book 05 months before departure date INR. 2,90,900/- INR. 2,68,900/- INR. 2,36,900/-
Book 04 months before departure date INR. 2,96,900/- INR. 2,68,900/- INR. 2,36,900/-
Tour Cost INR. 3,14,900/- INR. 2,68,900/- INR. 2,36,900/-

 

Maximum cash that can be accepted towards this tour is Rs. 199000/- only

The above-mentioned category of Rooms and Hotels are subject to availability at the time of confirmation

 

TOUR COST INCLUSIONS

Air Ticket and Airport Tax from Bangalore and Return by Silk Air/Singapore Airlines or similar in Economy Class

New Zealand Domestic Flight from Rotorua to Queenstown via Christchurch

New Zealand Visa charges

10 Nights Hotel accommodation on Twin/Triple Sharing Basis at the below mentioned hotels or similar category

Meal Plan as indicated in day wise itinerary

Tour is based on private chartered coach OR Van throughout with English Speaking Guide (1 Person only)

All Airport Transfers at Destination on Private Basis

All sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary with entry fees as indicated on Private Basis

Applicable GST

500ML X2 Water Bottle per person / per day

 

TOUR COST EXCLUDES

Any other services not mentioned under inclusions

Tipping to Local Guide and Coach Captains not included

 

PROPOSED HOTELS

CITY NAME NIGHTS
Auckland 2 Nights Crowne Plaza Auckland Hotel or Similar (4 Star)
Rotorua 2 Nights Novotel Hotel Rotorua or Similar (4 Star)
Queenstown 3 Nights Novotel Queenstown or Similar (4 Star)
Mount Cook 1 Night Mount Cook Lodge and Motels (Motel Family units) or Similar (3 Star)
Christchurch 2 Night Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel or Similar (4 Star)

 

STANDARD CHECK IN & CHECK OUT TIMINGS:

CHECK IN: 1500HRS

CHECK OUT: 1100HRS

Visa Requirements

  • Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp
  • New Zealand Visa Application Form
  • Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs
  • Covering-Letter from applicant on business letter head mentioning name, designation, passport number
  • Financials
    If Employed
    a) Personal ITR for last 3yrs
    b) Three months salary slip
    c) Personal Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number
    d) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveller’s Cheque
    e) Original NOC from company
    If Self Employed
    a) Personal & Company ITR for last 3yrs
    b) Personal & Company Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number
    c) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveller’s Cheque
  • Proof of Occupation: Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation, Brief Company Profile
  •  If Student, Leave Sanction Letter, School ID Card and NOC from school

Terms & Conditions

*Maximum cash that can be accepted towards this tour is Rs. 199000/- only