NEW ZEALAND SOUTH ISLAND
New Zealand – South Island – 5 NIGHTS
Price: Rs. 1,49,999/- per person on twin sharing basis Inclusions
DAY 01 ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH Arrival Christchurch International Airport. Pick-up from airport to hotel. Day is at free. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 Christchurch – Franz Josef Glacier
Cooked breakfast. Explore Christchurch city tour. Pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the departure point of your tour, join your coach to commence a half day Discover Christchurch - Morning Tour. The trip begins by covering the central city highlights including the botanical gardens, Museum and Art Centre, the Avon river, Bridge of Remembrance, the city's new pop up container mall and many other CBD highlights. On leaving the inner city, the tour travels to Mona Vale an historic homestead and gardens. Up to the Sign of the Takahe, an historic building providing spectacular views over the city, Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps, then over the Port Hills to the Port of Lyttleton, through the harbour tunnel to the seaside suburb of Sumner and cave rock before returning to the central hotel. Check out and transfer from Christchurch to the historic West Coast of the South-Island. Continue south to the stunning Twin glaciers of Fox or Franz Josef Glacier.
DAY 03 Franz Josef Glacier-Queenstown
Cooked breakfast. Free day to relax or explore this stunning region of New Zealand.
Join your Franz Josef Glacier Guides guide at 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef to commence a Glacier Valley Tour. This journey to the glacier is the perfect opportunity to learn the role of the Franz Josef Glacier in shaping this remarkable landscape. After a short walk through the regenerating rainforest, the trip continues along the glacier valley as the guide explains the unique features of the glacier and its surroundings. Near the terminal face, after a brief climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the glacier's rapidly changing terminal face.Tour concludes approximately 3 hours after commencement, back at 63 Cron Street, Franz Josef. Check out and travel south through scenic Haast Pass to arrive at "alpine resort" of Queenstown in the afternoon. Check-in to your hotel. At leisure.
DAY 04 Queenstown Cooked breakfast. Queenstown Tour: Pick you up from your accommodation for your transfer to the departure point of your tour. At 9:30am join your coach to commence a half day Queenstown Highlights tour. Start with a visit to Queenstown Hill, with its spectacular bird's eye views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range. Next, head out to the AJ Hackett Bungy Bridge to watch intrepid jumpers from the viewing deck. This is followed by Gibbston Valley Winery, where you will enjoy a selection of three wines produced on-site, along with the region's only cheesery. The Lord of the Rings film sites are always a highlight - be transported to Middle Earth at the Kawarau Gorge, film location for the Pillars of the Kings. Finally, spend some time in the small village of Arrowtown and discover its golden history and colonial architecture. Highlights include the Lakes District Museum and the Chinese Miners' Settlement. Tour concludes back in Queenstown with accommodation at drop off for an overnight stay.
DAY 05 QUEENSTOWN
Cooked breakfast. Visit Milford Sound Cruise. Come and visit one of the most spectacular parts of our beautiful country, the Fiordland National Park. Join us aboard the Milford Adventurer and enjoy this “must do” New Zealand experience. You’ll remember this as one of your best day trips in New Zealand! When you take a boat trip with Cruise Milford, you’ll be getting close to New Zealand fur seals basking on the rocks, massive rock faces rising for hundreds of metres out of the sea and see waterfalls cascade from ancient rainforest high in the mountains. With Cruise Milford, you’ll be travelling on smaller boats, which are less crowded and where our local crew offer a much more informative and personal tour of Milford Sound. We really love showing visitors this amazing place and we know you will enjoy it as much as we do. Fiordland is a designated World Heritage Area that takes you back in time to a magical wilderness that you may have thought no longer existed. Driving from Queenstown to Milford Sound, you will see why the. Lord of the Rings. was filmed in this stunning scenery. Return back to hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 06 Queenstown-Christchurch
Cooked breakfast. Day is at free. Check out and transfer to Christchurch Airport by coach.