Best of South Island

7 Nights/8 Days

Overview

Day 1: Arrive Christchurch
On arrival to Christchurch Airport, transfer to your hotel.
Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.

Day 2: At Christchurch
After breakfast, depart for city orientation tour of Christchurch. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Christchurch -Franz Josef
Today we depart for the beautiful glacier town of Franz Josef. Take the we leave the hotel for the Railway Station wherein we take the beautiful Scenic Tranz Alpine train to Greymouth, and from there we drive to Franz Josef.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Franz Josef-Queenstown

Morning free for optional activities like Helicopter Ride with Snow Landing- See the Franz Josef Glacier from the air on a scenic 20-minute helicopter flight above ice falls, snowfields, and crevasses. Experience the thrill of a snow landing to see the icy landscape up close and take in incredible views across the glacier.

Today we depart for the beautiful city of Queenstown, upon arrival check into hotel, remaining day at leisure.

Day 5: At Queenstown
After having an early breakfast, we depart for the famous Milford Sound cruise at 0700hrs.
Described as the 8th wonder of the world, Milford Sound is a journey, not just a destination. Embark on a day trip through Fiordland National Park and the Te Wai Pounamu World Heritage Site in a luxury glass-roofed coach from Queenstown.

Depart Queenstown for a scenic journey south between The Remarkable mountain range and Lake Wakatipu.

Enjoy 2 hours on the fiord and experience the spray of the waterfalls from the safety of inside the boat – or be brave and get right under it. Then, it’s time to get back on the coach for the return journey to Queenstown.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: At Queenstown
Today after breakfast we depart to enjoy the Luge Rides and Skyline Gondola.
Remaining day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: At Queenstown
Day free for optional activities such as Doubtful Sound Cruise.
Set off from Queenstown on a full-day adventure to the vast and untouched wilderness of Doubtful Sound, the second largest fiord in Fiordland National Park. Travel aboard a glass-roof coach in Queenstown to journey along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through rolling countryside to Te Anau.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Depart Queenstown
After breakfast, leave for the airport for your flight back to India.

Prices

Pricing

Hotel Category USD
3* Accommodation 1180 per person
4* Accommodation 1250 per person

Cost of Optionals:
Helicopter ride with Snow Landing (20 mins): USD 220 per person
Doubtful Sound Cruise from Queenstown: USD 230 per person

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions:

2 nights’ accommodation at Ibis 3*/Novotel 4* in Christchurch incl breakfast
4 nights’ accommodation at Rydges Lake town 3*/Novotel Lakeside 4* in Queenstown incl breakfast.
1 nights’ accommodation at Franz Alpine Resort 3*/ Scenic Hotel Franz Glacier in Franz Josef 4*
Half day city tour in Christchurch.
Milford sound cruise, Skyline Gondola and Luge ride in Queenstown.
Tranz Alpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth

Exclusions:

Airfare, Visa, Travel Insurance
Tips & Gratuities
Any expense of personal nature
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
GST @5%

Note:     Prices are per person on Double Sharing basis.
Hotel Check in usually at 1400 hrs. and check out 1100 hrs.
Prices are based on the lowest run of the house rates at designated hotels.
Surcharges may apply during peak season or high occupancy periods.
Date Specific price will be quoted based on clients travel dates.

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