Say Kia Ora to a New Zealand Sojourn!


Across New Zealand, you can find everything from untamed wilderness to rich culture. Find inspiration in towering mountains and mist-cloaked fjords. Serenity in golden beaches curled around quiet bays. New friends in small towns with big doses of laid-back charm.


Day Plan Overnight
Day 1 Land in Auckland Auckland
Day 1

Welcome to Auckland! On arrival, be transferred to your place of stay at Auckland City. You have rest of the day to explore the city on your own.
Auckland is New Zealand’s most populous city and is a multi-cultural hub of food, music, arts and culture.

Day 2 Drive to Coromandel Coast with an afternoon at Hot Water beach Coromandel Coast
Day 2

Wake up early, a quick breakfast and pack your bags to head to Coromandel Coast. Reach your hotel, freshen up and get ready to spend the afternoon at Hot Water beach. Naturally heated mineral water bubbles up from deep within the earth to emerge through golden sand at the appropriately named Hot Water Beach.

Day 3 A day exploring the Coromandel Coast Coromandel Coast
Day 3

Today you will visit Te Whanganui A Hei, otherwise known as the Cathedral Cove. Sit and relax by the waters but its especially famous for kayaking and snorkelling!

Day 4 Drive to Rotorua, stopping en route at Waitomo Caves/Hobbiton/Aranui Caves Rotorua
Day 4

Check out from the hotel early after a quick breakfast and head to Rotorua. En route, you can stop to visit the Waitomo Glow-worm caves/Aranui Caves - be ready to have your mind blown away with the glow worms that light up the underground caves, waterfalls and limestone formations; Hobbiton - if you're a Lord of the Rings fan.
Reach Rotorua after sightseeing and rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 5 Visit Te Puia and pamper yourself with at the Polynesian spa Rotorua
Day 5

Today, you will be visiting Te Puia, so get on ready for an exciting day. Te Puia is home to the world famous Pōhutu geyser and the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Insitute. Located at Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley in Rotorua. Along with access to the world famous Pōhutu geyser, visitors have an opportunity to see live kiwi in the brand new Kiwi Conservation Centre, mud pools and a Maori Show.
After this, you can head to the Polynesian Spa for a rejuvenating experience.

Day 6 Visit Huka Falls, Kaituna River Rafting and Rainbow Springs Nature Park Rotorua
Day 6

The Huka Falls are a set of waterfalls on the Waikato River that drains Lake Taupo in New Zealand. At Huka Falls you can witness the phenomenon of natural hydro power with more than 220,000 litres of water per sec barreling over 11meter high waterfall - is your mind blown away yet with just the description? Then just imagine when you do see it.
Prepare yourself for some adrenaline rush with a river rafting session on the Kaituna River. Experience the thrills and spills of the Mighty Kaituna River as we take on the world famous 7 meter Tutea Falls, the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world.
Together with your expert guide, your team will enjoy a 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids in a tight and twisting warm water jungle canyon.
This is a white water enthusiasts dream and is a must do for adrenaline junkies and 1st timers rafters alike!
Soon after, you head to Rainbow Springs Nature park to visit the national Kiwi conservatory and other exotic flora and fauna of New Zealand.

Day 7 Fly to Christchurch and head on to Lake Tekapo Lake Tekapo
Day 7

Board your flight to Christchurch and on arrival, you will head on to Tekapo. Check in to the hotel, freshen up, and proceed for an evening of star gazing.
The ultimate in stellar relaxation, Tekapo Star Gazing is the only guided hot pools and star gazing experience in New Zealand. The tour operates from the renowned facilities of Tekapo Springs, combining the stunning Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve with our soul-warming hot pools.

Day 8 Day to visit around Mt Cook and local Tekapo attractions Lake Tekapo
Day 8

Mt cook, the tallest mountain in New Zealand, helped Sir Edmund Hillary develop skills to conquer Mt Everest. You can visit the Mount Cook Village and other activites in the area and head on to see some of the local Tekapo sights like The Church of Good Sheperd, Mt John Univeristy Observatory, Sheepdog Memorial etc.

Day 9 Head to Queenstown - an adrenaline packed day ahead! Queenstown
Day 9

Check out from the hotel in Lake Tekapo and head to Queenstown. Freshen up and be ready in time to be picked up for your slots for Bungy Jump and Sky Dive. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 10 Milford Sound Queenstown
Day 10

After a day of that adrenaline rush, its time to calm and yet invigorate your senses with a visit to Milford Sound. Milford Sound is a fiord in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s known for towering Mitre Peak, plus rainforests and waterfalls like Stirling and Bowen falls, which plummet down its sheer sides. The fiord is home to fur seal colonies, penguins and dolphins. Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory offers views of rare black coral and other marine life.

Day 11 River Rafting, Shotover jet, Lakeside Park Queenstown
Day 11

Some of the most iconic adventure sports, that Queenstown is famous for. You are sure to have one of the most thrilling experiences of your life.

Day 12 Day trip to Glenorchy Queenstown
Day 12

Glenorchy, a true slice of New Zealand paradise, sits a spectacular 45-minute drive northwest of Queenstown at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu.
Surrounded by magnificent snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes and rivers, ancient beech forests and at the edge of Mount Aspiring and Fiordland national parks, the frontier town of Glenorchy has provided the backdrop for many films, including The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. There are a range of accommodation options as well as numerous activities that will get you out into the great outdoors for which this area is famous. There are also food and beverage options, a new camp ground and general store and a friendly community.

Day 13 Head to Wanaka Wanaka
Day 13

Check out from Queenstown and drive to Wanaka. Spend the day at leisure and in the evening head to visit the infamous single tree ("That Wanaka Tree") on Lake Wanaka

Day 14 Spend the day around Lake Wanaka Wanaka
Day 14

Spend the day at leisure on the banks of Lake Wanaka, go kayaking, paddle boarding, swim, or you can do some local sightseeing such as drive to Raspberry Creek, visit the famous waterfront cafe - Kai Whakapai etc.

Day 15 Franz Josef Glacier Franz Josef
Day 15

Check out and drive to Franz Josef. The hospitable town of Franz Josef serves the glacier of the same name.
Spend some time at leisure and then head to the Glacier spa to unwind and rejuvenate.

Day 16 Glacier visit day! Franz Josef
Day 16

Today is the day to visit the Glacier - either via helicopter ride or a trek through the Glacier Valley (heli hike ot guided ice walk). The Franz Josef Glacier offers visitors a rare opportunity to experience a dynamic glacial environment, in a temperate environment, while being within easy driving and walking distance from the main highway.

Day 17 Drive to Christchurch Christchurch
Day 17

Drive to Christchurch today, freshen up and proceed to visit the local sights such as Avon River (go punting aboard handcrafted flatbottomed boats - an iconic Christchurch attraction), Antartic Centre (for a real slice of Antartica) and Orana Wildlife Park (you can plan to arrive in time for different feeding and petting sessions at the zoo).

Day 18 Whale Watching at Kaikoura Christchurch
Day 18

A trip to New Zealand is incomplete without a whale watching tour at Kaikoura. Sperm whales can be seen through the year, Orcas between December and March, Humpback whales in June and July.

Day 19 Exit to India NA
Day 19

Last day of your Kiwi sojourn, check out from the hotel in time to reach the airport to catch your flights back to India, Kia Ora!

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