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Overview

  • Arrive at your hotel in Auckland. the seat-in-coach will be transferred privately in the hotel. . The self drive guest will collect their rentals and reach the hotel.

  • Indulge your senses into the lush green views of the pasturelands of Waikato region as we head over to Waitamo.  A guided tour to the extraordinary Waitomo Glowworm Caves will most definitely be the highlight of your tour. 

  • Head over to the Mamaku Ranges before arriving to Rotorua, also known as the ‘Thermal City.’ Spend you evening at the Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert. (B.D).

  • Do not miss the mud pools and breathtaking geysers of the Te Puja Thermal Reserve, sheep and farm show and cow milking of the Agrodome, and trout and wildlife at Rainbow Springs at Rotorua. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at the Lake Spa Retreat at the Polynesian Spa (B.D).

  • Fly from Rotorua to Christchurch (airfare not included in the tour) followed by a lavish dinner at the exquisite Christchurch Tram Restaurant. (B.D).

  • Travel through the city of Christchurch and Mt. Cook to each Queenstown. Spend an entire day relaxing or going for a Gondola ride, bungee jumping, or white water rafting (not included in the tour price).

  • Leave Queenstown in the morning and travel across the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea,  Haast Pass—Gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park, and West Coast to reach the magnificent Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. For self drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools (Franz Josef) is included.

  • Cover Greymouth area, Southern Alps, Alpine village of Arthur’s Pass, and Waimakariri River, before arriving at Christchurch. Seat-in-coach guests can also board the Tranz Alpine train.

  • Next day, the rental cars will be returned and guests will depart.

  • You will get breakfast from the second day of the tour daily.

  • Accommodation will be provided by us.

  • You can choose between ‘Standard’ and ‘Superior’ package. 

  • Return Airport transfer will be provided by us

Variants:

1. Standard  -
Self-drive Intermediate - 
1,32,999/-
Seat In Coach Basis - 1,78,999/-

2. Superior -
Self-drive Intermediate - 1,42,999/-
Seat In Coach Basis - 1,88,999/-

Stay:

1. Standard Package Stays:

Auckland - Auckland City Hotel
Rotorua - Ibis Rotorua Hotel
Queenstown - Heartland Hotel Queenstown
Christchurch - Ashley Hotel Christchurch
Glacier Region - Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier

2. Superior Package Stays:

Auckland - 

Heritage Auckland Hotel
Rotorua - Distinction Rotorua Hotel
Queenstown - Copthorne Hotel & Resort Lakefront
Christchurch - Chateau on the Park  - Christchurch
Glacier Region - Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - ARRIVE AUCKLAND

    Arrive in Auckland

    Seat-in-coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel

    Self- drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel

    Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Day 2 - AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - ROTORUA

    Have breakfast in the morning

    Start the journey

    Travel through the rambling green hills and verdant pastures of the lush Waikato region.

    Stop by at Waitomo and fall in love with its scenic beauty

    Enjoy a guided tour of the exceptional Waitomo Glowworm Caves. An underground boat ride will take you to the wonderful limestone formations followed by a cave full of thousands of twinkling glowworms Next stop will be at the glorious Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua

    Spend the evening enjoying an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert. (B,D)

    Overnight stay at the hotel

    Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua: 336im (approx 4hrs 30mins)

  • Day 3 - ROTORUA

    Have breakfast in the morning

    Set out for a morning trip to the great Te Puia Thermal Reserve

    Experience the boiling mud pools and roaring geysers of the Reserve

    Following this, visit Agrodome for the famous New Zealand farm show featuring sheep and dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry.

    Continue the trip to Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife.

    This afternoon or this evening enjoy a relaxing soak in the tranquil setting of the Lake Spa Retreat at the Polynesian Spa (B)

    Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Day 4 - ROTORUA - CHRISTCHURCH (OWN ARRANGEMENTS)

    Have breakfast

    Depart on your domestic flight from Rotorua to Christchurch (airfare is NOT included).

    On your arrival, enjoy a romantic dinner at the iconic Christchurch Tram Restaurant. (B,D) Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Day 5 - CHRISTCHURCH - MT COOK - QUEENSTOWN

    Have breakfast

    Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains

    Stop at Lake Tekapo to soak in the good vibes of this pristine lake

    Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd

    Continue the journey to the highest mountain in New Zealand - Mt Cook.

    Depart Mt Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki in the south and through the historic Central Otago region to the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown

    Overnight stay at the hotel

    Christchurch -Aoraki Mt Cook - Queenstown: 572km (approx 7hrs 10mins)

  • Day 6 - QUEENSTOWN

    Have breakfast

    A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available

    Queenstown offers bungee jumping, jet boating, white water rafting, Gondola rides and much more (Optional activities not included in the tour price)

    Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Day 7 - QUEENSTOWN - GLACIER REGION

    Have breakfast

    Leave Queenstown in the morning

    Travel across the shimmering waters of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea

    Pass through Haast Pass, which is the gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park Continue the travel to the West Coast, which is home to the spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes Arrive in the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers

    For self- drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools (Franz Josef) is included (B)

    Queenstown - Franz Josef: 350km (approx 4hrs,45mins)

    Queenstown - Fox Glacier: 327km (approx 4hrs,20mins)

  • Day 8 - GLACIER REGION - CHRISTCHURCH

    Have breakfast in the morning

    Travel north to Greymouth and board the Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach guests only)

    Ascend through the lush green forests, travel past the Alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps

    Stop over the meandering Waimakariri River before arriving in the city of Christchurch (B) Overnight stay at the hotel

    Franz Josef - Greymouth: 173km (approx 2hrs,15mins)

    Fox Glacier - Greymouth: 196km (approx 2hrs,40mins)

    Greymouth - Christchurch: 241km (approx 3hrs,30mins)

  • Day 9 - DEPARTURE DAY

    Have breakfast

    Return of rental cars

    Transfer to the Airport

    The tour concludes after the transfer

Meal

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  • Inclusive of breakfast on all days excluding the day of arrival

Activity

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  • Polynesian Spa
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  • Agrodome
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  • Glacier Hot Pools
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  • Te Puia (Maori Culture)
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  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park
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  • Christchurch Tramway Restaurant

Other Inclusions

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  • Return Airport Transfers
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  • Activities as mentioned above
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  • Hotel Accommodation as mentioned above
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  • Breakfast on all days excluding the day of arrival

Transport

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  • Option between Self-Drive Car OR Seat-In-Coach basis transfers (Price varies**)

Advisory

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  • Flight NOT INCLUDED in the package
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  • The price is subject to change in the case to peak season, availability, and booking duration.
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  • Consumption of drugs is strictly prohibited.
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  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be in part for the deal.
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  • Stick to the timings for the entire tour.
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  • GST is applicable to the tour cost.
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  • All the transfers during the activity will be on a sharing basis, although if you require a customized trip with more activities, we will be happy to assist you on the same.
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  • The of the package is tentative and may vary according to your travel date.
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  • The driver will reconfirm the time of your pick-up for the city tour. However, depending on the traffic conditions, the time may vary and in such cases, the travelers are requested to observe patience.
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  • Entry tickets to the places other than wherever mentioned in the inclusions are not included in the package cost.
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  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees etc or any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’ is to be considered exclusion of the deal.
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  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule; cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomena, etc. will not be accommodated in the cost.
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  • No bill will be reimbursed against any missed service/facility.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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