2020 Tours - New Zealand- 12 Days

New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean

Tour Itinerary

The Best of New Zealand

12 Days / 11 Nights

 

City Name Duration Tour Highlights
Auckland 2 Nights Auckland City Tour

Waiheke Island tour with Return Ferry,

Kelly Tarltons Sea Life Aquarium,

Sky Tower Admission (Entry to Main Observation Deck),

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves,

Hamilton Day tour Visit Hamilton Gardens
Rotorua 2 Nights Rainbow Spring with Bird Show and Big splash,

Agrodome Farm Sheep show,

Guided Te Puia Thermal Reserve,

Rotorua City Tour.

Wellington 2 Nights Visit to Hukka Falls

Wellington City Tour

Queenstown 3 Nights Queenstown City Tour.

Wine Cave Tour at Gibbston Valley,

Skyline Gondola Ride and explore the Star Gazing,

Safari of the Scenes (Wakatipu Basin) Nomad Safari on 4WD,

TSS Earnslaw Cruise to Walter Peak farm and Afternoon Tea,

Kawarau Jetboating on Lake Wakatipu (30 MINS),

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise with lunch

Christchurch 2 Nights Christchurch City Tour

The Antarctic Centre (General Admission): entry to the Indoor Attraction, NZ Penguin Encounter + one Hagglund Ride & 4D Show

Visit the Orana Wildlife Park

 

ATTRACTIONS FOR WHICH ENTRY FEES ARE INCLUDED IN THE TOUR COST

City Name Attraction Name
Auckland Waiheke Island tour with Return Ferry,

Kelly Tarltons Sea Life Aquarium,

Sky Tower Admission (Entry to Main Observation Deck),

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves,

Rotorua Rainbow Spring with Bird Show and Big splash,

Agrodome Farm Sheep show,

Guided Te Puia Thermal Reserve,

Queenstown Wine Cave Tour at Gibbston Valley,

Skyline Gondola Ride and explore the Star Gazing,

Safari of the Scenes (Wakatipu Basin) Nomad Safari on 4WD,

TSS Earnslaw Cruise to Walter Peak farm and Afternoon Tea,

Kawarau Jetboating on Lake Wakatipu (30 MINS),

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise with lunch

Christchurch The Antarctic Centre (General Admission): entry to the Indoor Attraction, NZ Penguin Encounter + one Hagglund Ride & 4D Show

Visit the Orana Wildlife Park

 

CONFIRMED DEPARTURE DATES FOR 2020:

FEB 2020 MAR 2020 APR 2020 MAY 2020 JUN 2020
17 16 06 & 20 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
12.20 hrs Arrival Auckland Airport

 

DAY-WISE  ITINERARY:

 

DAY 01

 ARRIVE/ AUCKLAND

Arrive Auckland by flight [ETA:] - Meet and transfer to your hotel.

Lunch at Indian Restaurant

Check in hotel and relax

Sky Tower (Entry to Main Observation Deck) - A truly captivating experience awaits visitors to Auckland's Sky Tower. At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breathtaking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction.

Dinner at Indian Restaurant

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  - | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 02

 AUCKLAND

Breakfast at hotel

Auckland city sightseeing (Subject to time availability, 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)

Visit Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium.  - The Antarctic Encounter is home to New Zealand’s only sub-Antarctic penguins, offering a rare opportunity to see the magnificent birds up close in their icy domain. Enter Stingray Bay for an awe-inspiring look at the giant stingrays, before delving deep into the Underwater World to see the rich variety of species from New Zealand’s coastal waters. Come face to face with sharks, turtles, giant rays and other incredible deep sea creatures on the moving walkway.

Enjoy a 40 mins cruise from Downtown Auckland to Waiheke Island on Fullers (Return) and includes Hop on Hop off bus sightseeing that departs Matiatia Wharf on Waiheke every 30 minutes in Summer on new eco-friendly double decker buses that feature free wifi, leather seats, air conditioning, full commentary and an on-board hostess to assist with any activity bookings or stop over enquiries.The route starts at Matiatia and makes several stops on the way to Onetangi and back.

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 03

AUCKLAND HAMILTON WAITOMO ROTORUA

AUCKLAND HAMILTON Approx. travel time 2 hours

Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to Hamilton.

Visit Hamilton Gardens (Entry Free - 1.5 hours stop)

Lunch at local Indian Restaurant

HAMILTON WAITOMO Approx. travel time 1.5 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

WAITOMO ROTORUA Approx. travel time 2 ¾ hours

Travel over the Mamaku Ranges to the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua

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

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 04

 ROTORUA

Breakfast at hotel

Rotorua city sightseeing (Highlights: Red Forests, Rotorua Lake, Government Gardens)

Rotorua sightseeing (Highlights: Rainbow Springs (Guided) and Agrodome Farm show Combo (All inclusive Rainbow Springs - guided, incl Big Splash, Bird Show, Agrodome Farm Show)

Te Puia-guided 60 minutes Thermal Reserve and Maori Arts and Crafts Institute

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 05

 ROTORUA/ TAUPO / WELLINGTON

After breakfast check out from hotel

Private Transfer from Rotorua - Taupo – Wellington

Visit to Hukka Falls

Arrive Wellington

Check in hotel

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 06

  WELLINGTON

Breakfast at hotel

Wellington city sightseeing (Highlights: Mt Victoria, Botanic Gardens, Te Papa Museum, Parliament Buildings, Oriental Parade, Lambton Quay)

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 07

WELLINGTON / AIR / QUEENSTOWN

After breakfast check out from hotel

Private Transfer from Hotel to Domestic airport for your domestic flight

Depart Wellington by flight NZ 603 at 0910hrs arrive Queenstown at 1030hrs

Arrive Queenstown on flight [ETA:] - Meet and transfer to your hotel.

Queenstown city sightseeing (Highlights: Arrowtown, view bungy jumping, Lake Wakatipu)

Wine Cave Tour at Gibbston Valley.

Skyline Gondola Ride and explore the Star Gazing.

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 08

QUEENSTOWN

Breakfast at hotel

Safari of the Scenes (Wakatipu Basin) - Meet by driver from Nomad Safaris and transfer for your Half Day scenic 4 WD Tours into the heart of New Zealand high country taking in Lord of the Rings filming locations. Please be advised that 6 passengers are allowed to one 4-Wheel Vehicle.

TSS Earnslaw Cruise to Walter Peak Farm, which is on the western shores of beautiful Lake Wakatipu, provides with the opportunity to relax and experience New Zealand high country life.  Upon arrival at Walter Peak join a walking tour of the farmyard.  You will see traditional farming practices and the significance of the various animals. You can help feed the sheep and get close to the deer and Scottish Highland cattle.  Watch the sheep dogs in action, see the shearing and maybe try your hand at spinning wool.  Then stroll through the lakeside gardens to the charming Colonel’s Homestead for a traditional morning or afternoon tea. Re-board the vessel & enjoy a sing-a-song with pianist - back to Queenstown

Kawarau Jetboating (30 MINS)

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 09

 QUEENSTOWN/ MILFORD SOUND/ QUEENSTOWN

Breakfast at hotel

Queenstown – Milford Sound - Queenstown

Enjoy the Milford Sound Scenic Cruise including lunch

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch Box on Cruise | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 10

 QUEENSTOWN/ MT COOK / CHRISTCHURCH

Breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel

Queenstown – Mt Cook - Christchurch [Highlights: Kawarau River Gorge, Cromwell, Lake Dunstan, Lindis Pass to Omarama, Mackenzie Basin, Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, Mount Cook Village, Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo & The Famous Church of The Good Shepherd, Mackenzie Country, The Farm Barn at Mt Michael, Canterbury Plains]

3D or Planetarium Admission to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre (within The Hermitage Hotel, Mount Cook)

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 11

CHRISTCHURCH

Breakfast at hotel

Christchurch City Sightseeing (Subject to time availability, the following highlights will be included: Canterbury University, Riccarton House and Riccarton Bush, Mona Vale, Hagley Park, Antigua Boat Sheds, Botanical Gardens, Upper Worcester Boulevard, (area of Museum and Art Centres) Victoria Clock Tower.

Visit to the Antarctic Centre (General Admission): entry to the Indoor Attraction, NZ Penguin Encounter + one Hagglund Ride & 4D Show

Visit the Orana Wildlife Park

Overnight stay at hotel

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast | Indian Lunch | Indian Dinner

 

DAY 12

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 1050hrs arrive Singapore Airport at 1740hrs to connect flight SQ 502 at 2005hrs arrive Bangalore Airport at 2150hrs.

Meal Plan:  American Breakfast

 

TOUR COST 3 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. 3,54,900/- INR. 3,21,900/- INR. 2,83,900/-
Book 05 months before departure date INR. 3,60,900/- INR. 3,21,900/- INR. 2,83,900/-
Book 04 months before departure date INR. 3,66,900/- INR. 3,21,900/- INR. 2,83,900/-
Tour Cost INR. 3,78,900/- INR. 3,21,900/- INR. 2,83,900/-

 

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. 3,84,900/- INR. 3,47,900/- INR. 3,06,900/-
Book 05 months before departure date INR. 3,90,900/- INR. 3,47,900/- INR. 3,06,900/-
Book 04 months before departure date INR. 3,96,900/- INR. 3,47,900/- INR. 3,06,900/-
Tour Cost INR. 4,08,900/- INR. 3,47,900/- INR. 3,06,900/-

 

TOUR COST 5 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. 4,18,900/- INR. 3,76,900/- INR. 3,32,900/-
Book 05 months before departure date INR. 4,24,900/- INR. 3,76,900/- INR. 3,32,900/-
Book 04 months before departure date INR. 4,30,900/- INR. 3,76,900/- INR. 3,32,900/-
Tour Cost INR. 4,42,900/- INR. 3,76,900/- INR. 3,32,900/-

NOTE: No Reduction for Children

 

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 Wellington to Queenstown

New Zealand Visa charges

11Nights Hotel accommodation on Twin/Triple Sharing Basis at the above-mentioned hotels or similar category

Meal Plan as indicated

Tour is based on private chartered coach OR Van throughout with English Speaking Driver cum 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 HOTEL LISTS

CITY NAME NIGHTS 3 STARS 4 STARS 5 STARS
Auckland 2 Nights Auckland City Hotel or Similar Grand Millennium Auckland or Similar Sky City Grand Hotel

or Similar

Rotorua 2 Nights Ibis Rotorua or Similar Novotel Rotorua Lakeside or Similar Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel & Spa or Similar
Wellington 2 Nights Ibis Wellington or Similar Novotel Wellington or Similar Grand Mercure Wellington or Similar
Queenstown 3 Nights Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown or Similar Crowne Plaza, Queenstown or Similar Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa or Similar
Christchurch 2 Nights Ibis Christchurch Or Similar Novotel Christchurch or Similar The George, Christchurch

or Similar

 

HOTEL STANDARD CHECK IN / CHECK OUT TIMINGS:

Check In 15:00 Hrs
Check Out 11:00 Hrs

NOTE:

Group Size of 18 Passengers and below travelling together Driver cum Guide will be provided

Group Size of 19 Passengers and above travelling together Separate driver and Separate guide will be provided

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