NZ 13 days Self Drive

Welcome to New Zealand! Upon arrival into the “City of Sails” you will collect your  car and drive to our accommodation. Take rest to cover up your jet lag or if you have landed early morning you can start  you Auckland sightseeing  today it self! The rest of the day is at leisure.

Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful Modern Cities of NZ Auckland & Christchurch
  • 13 Days Car Hire includes Insurance & GPS
  • 12 Nights Deluxe Accommodations in 3 or 4 Stars Hotel / Motels / Resorts
  • View the mighty Mt Cook
  • Tour the sights of Lakes Taupo, Tekapo, Wanaka, Hawea etc
  • Visit to Huka Falls, Te Puia Thermal Park.
  • Full day at leisure in Rotorua, Taupo, Queenstown
  • Option to enjoy a Rainbow Springs, Paradise valley springs in Rotorua.
  • View the Fox Glaziers
  • Option to enjoy a Skyline Gondola ride and buffet dinner
  • Visit historic Arrowtown & Shantytown
  • Fox Glacier scenic flight option
  • Full day at leisure in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital
  • SIM Card Vodafone NZ
  • 24/7 Mobile Phone Assistance

Pleasurable activities Included in this Package

  • Milford Sound Coach Tour Visit & Cruise Lunch included
  • See the Auckland Sky Tower
  • Kelly Tarltons Underwater World
  • Rejuvenate yourself at the Polynesian Spa’s Hot Pool.
  • Te Puia Geothermal Reserve day time experience in Rotorua
  • Visit the historic Shantytown Heritage Park which included Steam Train Rides,
    sluice gun demonstration (when available) and Holographic Theatre Show.

pleasurable

ITINERARY

DAY 1 ARRIVE AUCKLAND

Welcome to New Zealand! Upon arrival into the “City of Sails” you will collect your car and drive to your accommodation. Take rest to cover up your jet lag or if you have landed early morning you can start you Auckland sightseeing today it self! The rest of the day is at leisure. Arrival must be after 1pm in the afternoon. Overnight in Auckland

DAY 2 AUCKLAND SIGHTSEEING

This morning enjoy self driving through Auckland city including Kelly Tarltons under water world, Mission Bay and the volcanic crater of Mt Eden for views of the city and harbour. Also visit Sky Tower the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere, offering breathtaking views for more than 80 kilometres in every direction & 24/7 Casino. Overnight in Auckland

DAY 3 AUCKLAND TAUPO

Travel south to reach the popular lake resort of Taupo. Rest of the day is free for leisure to explore Lake Taupo – visit Huka Falls for a photo opportunity. Perhaps take a jetboat ride up to Huka falls or helicopter ride to view the falls (optional activity) for a different perspective on this amazing natural waterfall. Overnight in Taupo

DAY 4 TAUPO ROTORUA

After Breakfast Travel to the “Thermal City” of Rotorua. Visit Te Puia Geothermal Reserve to view the boiling mud pools and cascading Pohutu geyser, that makes Rotorua famous. There is an opportunity to explore optional attractions available, such as Rainbow Springs, Paradise valley springs, Skyline Gondola ride.

In Evening Rejuvenate yourself at the Polynesian Spa Relax in the privacy of one of 13 hot mineral rock pools, four with views of Lake Rotorua. Overnight in Rotorua

DAY 5 ROTORUA – CHRISTCHURCH – LAKE TEKAPO

You fly down to the South Island today (airfare not included) and reach beautiful City Christchurch from there you collect your renatal car and drive through the Canterbury farm lands and reach the jewel of the Mackenzie Country, Lake Tekapo is a delightful alpine village in the heart of the South Island high country. A ski resort in winter and aquatic playground in summer, Lake Tekapo sits at the edge of its 20 kilometer glacial lake namesake, completely surrounded by mountains, including New Zealand’s impressive Southern Alps. The landscape is outstanding, sculpted by successive Ice Age glaciers, the remnants of which continue to discharge fine ‘rock flour’, giving the lake its intense turquoise hue.

The sky is huge and of extraordinary clarity, making Lake Tekapo one of the world’s best locations to probe the heavens from its observatories atop Mt John.

This striking landform of solid rock, Mt John, providing 360° views of the uplands, lakes and mountains from its summit, has stood firm against the onslaught of glacial action over thousands of years. Mt John, home to the Observatory, shelters a lake shore camping ground, and the Alpine Springs Hot Pools and Spa complex. In winter the complex also features state of the art ice skating facilities. Just along the beach there is a launching bay for boaties to enjoy family fun, fishing and waterskiing. Overnight Near Lake Tekapo / Twizel Region

DAY 6 MT COOKS – QUEENSTOWN

After break fast the spectacular sightseeing begins! Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki are first up. Next you’’ll visit the Church of the Good Shepherd before soaking up the sensational alpine landscape of Mt Cook National Park – a scenic highlight! You may choose to take an optional scenic flight over Mt. Cook which is the highest mountain in New Zealand, reaching 3,754 metres (12,316 ft). It lies in the Southern Alps, the mountain range which runs the length of the South Island. A popular tourist destination, it is also a favorite challenge for mountain climbers. Mount Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain helped Sir Edmund Hillary to develop his climbing skills in preparation for the conquest of Everest. Overnight in Queenstown

DAY 7 QUEENSTOWN

Today is free for you to relax and enjoy the endless options available to Explore in Queenstown. You may try bungy jumping, jet boating, white water rafting, four wheel driving, cruising on lake Wakatipu, riding a gondola to the summit of Bob’s peak for panoramic views or simply enjoy the excellent shopping and dining. For more info plz see this link http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz/information/wateractivities/ Overnight in Queenstown.

Day 8 MILFORD SOUND CRUISE

The day begins early at 7am for you today, You’ll be awestruck by great sights from Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound, where you will cruise on the waters of this natural wonder.

From Queenstown by Coach and than come aboard for a Milford Sound cruise of a lifetime, enjoyed from the large viewing decks of one of our three modern, spacious and purposebuilt catamarans.

It’s the most modern and comfortable cruising experience in Milford Sound – move freely around the boat and enjoy large viewing decks and stability on the water that only a twinhull vessel can provide.

Their experienced crew delivers a full, informative commentary on the natural history and wildlife of the area, and conveniently timed yearround departures mean you never have to miss out.

The Scenic Cruise is family and wheelchair friendly, with a whole top deck for viewing and panoramic photo opportunities, and large covered seating areas and viewing windows on other levels.

Dolphins love playing with our ‘cats’ and you get right out to the head of the fiord and the Tasman Sea, stopping at waterfalls and points of interest on the way.

Why a Scenic Cruise?

  • Spacious, modern catamarans – the only ones in Milford
  • Large viewing decks
  • Full, informative commentary
  • Convenient departures 365 days a year, cruise duration 1hr 45min
  • Delicious onboard Indian lunch

Overnight in Queenstown.

DAY 9 Arrowtown & Lake Wanaka

Today you will checkout from your Queenstown accommodation and pass through Arthur Point at the Shot over river and enjoy optional jet boat ride! After that drive Arrowtown. Arrowtown is the much visited, historic, 4season, southern hemisphere holiday destination, located only 20 minutes drive from Queenstown. Arrowtown is built on the banks of the Arrow River, once a rich source of gold in the 1860’s and now a sophisticated, multicultural town catering to the refined tastes of its visitors from around the globe. Arrowtown offers an ambiance not found elsewhere with its shops, restaurants, cafes, offices and galleries located within a tight precinct. After that drive 45 minutes to Lake Wanaka A yearround destination set against the pristine alpine backdrop of Mount Aspiring National Park, you can still discover that totally relaxed Kiwi way of life at Lake Wanaka. The crystal clear waters of the lakes and rivers, the fresh mountain air, the stunning alpine views at each turn & a spectacular place. Overnight in Wanaka

Day 10 Fox & Franz Josep Glacier

Today you’ll drive from Wanaka for 3 hours towards North and experience wonderful trio of lakes – Lake Dunstan, Lake Hawea & Lake Wanaka. Travel through Haast Pass which winds its way through Mount Aspiring National Park and dramatic mountain and forest scenery. View Thunder Creek Falls and take a rainforest walk. Continue north along the coastal road to Fox Glacier – arare, still advancing glacier (optional Fox Glacier scenic flight). Overnight at Fox or Franz Josep Glacier

Day 11 Shantytown Greymouth Christchurch

Checkout early and drive for north for for around 2 hours to Shantytown by 10am and experience the Heritage Park. Your Shantytown Entry includes Steam Train Rides, sluice gun demonstration (when available) and Holographic Theatre Show. Than Visit the Greymouth Town and from there you drive through Arthur Pass National park to Christchurch. The travel from Greymouth to Christchurch is around 3 hours. We recommend you have your lunch at Greymouth before you start your drive to Christchurch. Overnight in Christchurch

Day 12 Christchurch City

Today is a Leisure. Sit back & relax or just drive through the beautiful English city of Christchurch or go on a tram and circle the city. Try out local shopping or just walking around the main streets. Overnight in Christchurch

Day 13 Christchurch India

After breakfast, it is time to bid farewell to New Zealand. You have time to do some last minute shopping. You will checkout from your accommodation 9am and proceed to International Airport to hand over your rental car and take your flight to India

We hope you had a Jolly Good Tour and we wish to see you back soon in New Zealand

  • Package Rate for 2 Adults by one car & room: NZ $ 6,195
  • Rates are subjected to change.
  • Package Excludes:Visa, Travel Insurance, Airfares from India to NZ &
  • Domestic Airfare, Lunch, Dinner & Car Fuel.
  • Rates Excludes: Meals We will guide you to Indian & Vegetarian Foodcourts / Eateries/Restaurants.