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This premium tour covers the cities of Auckland, Rotorua,Te Anau, Queenstown & Christchurch

From USD 2172 * | from £ 1585.56*

per person sharing

Your sightseeing includes:
  • Auckland: Orientation tour of Auckland, Sky Tower
  • Waikato Region: Waitomo Glow Worm Caves Guided Tour
  • Rotorua: Te Puia thermal geysers,Maori Arts & Crafts Centre, Agrodome Farm Show
  • Queenstown: City tour, Gondola Ride to Bob’s Peak, Arrow Town, LakeWakatipu
  • Te Anau: Lake Te Anau, Milford Sound Cruise
  • Canterbury region: Lindis Pass, Mt Cook viewpoint, Lake Tekapo, Church of Good Shepherd,
  • Sheep Dog monument
  • Christchurch: Orientation city tour

Day 01: Arrival
On arrival in Auckland, meet and greet by our local representative. Auckland is often called as “City of Sails”. Today enjoy viewing famous landmarks and harbor during Orientation Tour. The landmarks like theWar Memorial Museum and the Viaduct Harbor will fascinate you. View Mission Bay, Tamaki Drive, Michel Josef Savage Memorial, Queen Street & K Road. Auckland’s harbors are filled with yachts –a very popular place in the world for sailors! Enjoy spectacular views from the Observation Deck at the Sky Tower; the tallest structure in the southern hemisphere. Later Check into hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or some shopping on your own. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
Day 02 : Onto Hamilton *Waitomo Glow worm Caves guided tour & Hamilton Gardens.
Proceed to Waikato region and enjoy a guided tour Glow Warm caves tour. On the tour of the caves, our friendly guides will point out the highlights and share their knowledge of the caves and its history. This underground world is astonishingly beautiful. Pass through limestone passages filled with sculpted rock. Deep inside the caves, beyond the roar of the water, you will be taken by small boat into a silent hidden Glow Worm Grotto inhabited by thousands of glow worms, unique to New Zealand. In the subterranean darkness, they produce a glittering display. Lunch at an Indian restaurant.
Depart Waitomo , proeed to Hamilton Gardens, telling the story of gardens through themed garden collections,the Gardens explore different civilisations, and recreates historically important garden styles throughout history. Later proceed to hotel, check-into the hotel. Refresh and proceed for Indian dinner and return back to hotel.
(Breakfast, fast food lunch/ pizza, Dinner)
Day 03 : Rotorua • Agrodome • Te Puia thermal geysers * View Kiwis * meet Maori people • Optional: Agroventures activities
Proceed to Rotorua. Rotorua, located on a volcanic plateau is a popular sight of New Zealand’s spectacular geothermal wonders. Visit the Agrodome and watch Sheep Shearing at a Farm Show. View amazing native dogs and cows. Get a feel of a real New Zealand farm.
Optional : you may opt for activities at Agroventures. Experience thrills while taking a ride on Agrojet, New Zealand’s fastest Jet Boat ride. Enjoy Swoop, the soft adventure ride, and enjoy Freefall Xtreme, enjoy a free flight. Race and pedal on the Shweeb. Later visit Te Puia thermal geysers. Rotorua’s best-known reserve of thermal springs, where boiling mud pools and roaring geysers greet you. Opt for Polynesian Spa. At Te Puia you can see live Kiwi, the native New Zealand bird very closely. Meet the local Maori people. Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Return back to the hotel.
(Breakfast, fast food lunch/ pizza, Dinner)
Day 04: Flight to Queenstown • Onto Te Anau • Lake Te Anau
Today morning transfer to Auckland airport for flight to Queenstown. Proceed to Te Anau by road. The picturesque township of Te Anau is the main visitor base for the glacier-carved wilderness that is Fiordland National Park. Check into hotel (check-in after 14.00 hrs). Visit Lake Te Anau.
Rest of day free for optional activities like Float Plane on own. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
(Breakfast, fast food lunch/ pizza, Dinner)
Day 05 : * Full day Milford Sound Cruise • Onto Queenstown
Today breakfast and proceed for full day tour of Milford Sound. Explore the scenic surroundings to Milford Sound Cruise. Situated within Fiordland National Park, part of Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site, lies New Zealand’s most stunning natural attraction - Milford Sound. Milford Sound is the best known of all the Fiords in New Zealand. Cruise amidst beautiful scenery upto Tasman Sea (weather permitting). Enjoy lunch on cruise. You may spot seals or dolphins. Evening proceed to Queenstown. Arrive and Check in at Hotel. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
(Breakfast, Lunch on board Cruise, Dinner)
Day 06 : Queenstown City Tour • Gondola Ride to Bob’s Peak • optional K-Jetboat Ride
Discover the beauty of Queenstown on a panoramic city tour with photostops. Walk through historic Arrowtown. View the Arrow river. View the magnificent LakeWakatipu, renowned for its scenic beauty and surrounding mountain peaks, AJ Hackett Bungy Bridge, Edith Cawell Bridge, Kawarau Bungy Bridge. Enjoy a Gondola Ride to Bobs peak for stunning views.
Optional activities : You may try optional Bungy Jumping (on own at additional cost). You may opt for K-Jet Boat ride and get adrenaline rush as you enjoy twists and turns in the boat. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
(Breakfast, fast food lunch/ pizza, Dinner)
Please note: K- Jetboat Ride is weather permitting.
Day 07 : Onto Christchurch • via Canterbury region * Mt. Cook photostop * Lake Tekapo* Church of Good Shepherd * Sheep Dog monument * Lake Tekapo * Orientation tour of Christchurch • optional: Antarctic Centre
Proceed to Christchurch. Enroute enjoy a photo-stop at Mt. Cook view point near Lake Tekapo. Enjoy a drive through Lindis Pass and Canterbury region. Enjoy a photostop at Sheep Dog monument and Church of Good Shepherd. Proceed to Orientation tour of Christchurch. View Hagley Park, Christ Hospital, Christ college, Botanical Garden and Christchurch Museum. Check in at Hotel. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
(Breakfast, fast food lunch/ pizza , Dinner)
Day 08: Homeward Bound
Good times need never end!! As you get ready for the airport and your flight back home, relive the high points of your tour.


  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Meals (set menu), coach tours, transfers, entrance fees, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for Drivers and Guides
  • The tour price mentioned is applicable provided there are more than 20 adult passengers travelling on tour, else an FIT supplement may be applicable.
  • Services of Tour Manager (provided there are more than 20 adult passengers) or Local Representatives.
  • If there are less than 15 adult passengers traveling on a group departure, all applicable transfers will be on Seat-in-Coach (SIC) basis.


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