New Zealand Explorer- Self Drive

12 Nights/13 Days

Overview

Day 1: Arrive Auckland
On arrival to Auckland Airport, collect you car and drive to your hotel.
Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.

Day 2: At Auckland
After breakfast, depart for Auckland City Express Tour. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Auckland- Rotorua
Today we depart for the beautiful town of Rotorua.
Rotorua, a town set on its namesake lake on New Zealand’s North Island, is renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture. In Te Puia’s Whakarewarewa Valley, there are bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pohutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily. It’s also home to a living Maori village and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, with traditional wood carving and weaving schools.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: At Rotorua
Today after breakfast we depart for the Wai-O-Tapu & Polynesian Spa day tour.
Admire the eruption of Lady Knox Geyser, Discover Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Relax in the hot mineral pools of the Polynesian Spa.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Rotorua- Auckland Airport-Christchurch
After breakfast, leave for the Auckland airport, drop the car and take the flight to Christchurch. Drop your car at the airport.
On arrival to Christchurch Airport, pick up your car and drive to your hotel. Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.

Day 6: At Christchurch
After breakfast, depart for city orientation tour of Christchurch. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Christchurch-Queenstown
Today after breakfast we depart for the beautiful city of Queenstown, upon arrival check into hotel, remaining day at leisure.

Day 8: At Queenstown
After having an early breakfast, we depart for the famous Milford Sound cruise at 0700 hrs.
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 9: At Queenstown
Today after breakfast we depart to enjoy the Luge Rides and Skyline Gondola.
Remaining day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Queenstown -Franz Josef
Today we depart for the beautiful glacier town of Franz Josef.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11: At Franz Josef
Day free for optional activities.

Day 12: Franz Josef- Christchurch
Today we drive back to Christchurch. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Depart Christchurch
After breakfast, leave for the airport for your flight back to India.

Prices

Hotel Category USD
3* Accommodation + Compact Sedan 1330 per person
4* Accommodation + Premium Sedan 1700 per person

Inclusions:

Inclusions & Exclusions

2 nights’ accommodation at Great Pasonby Arthotel 3*/Rydges 4* in Auckland incl breakfast.
2 nights’ accommodation at Holiday Inn Rotorua 3*/Novotel Lakeside 4* in Rotorua incl breakfast.
Auckland City Express Tour.
Wai-O-Tapu & Polynesian Spa Day tour from Rotorua.
3 nights’ accommodation at Ibis 3*/Novotel 4* in Christchurch incl breakfast
3 nights’ accommodation at Rydges Lake town 3*/Novotel Lakeside 4* in Queenstown incl breakfast.
2 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.
Self drive car for the entire trip Compact Sedan/Premium Sedan

Exclusions:
Airfare, Visa, Travel Insurance; Car Fuel; Road Taxes if any
Auckland-Christchurch Airfare.; 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.
Rental for self drive car is based on 4 person travelling in 1 car.