Best time to visit
December To January
December To January
DAY 1 : Mumbai
Leave behind the hustle and bustle of Mumbai and head out to New Zealand’s most popular city, Auckland via you transit flight through Singapore.
DAY 2 : Auckland
Welcome to the 4th most livable city in the world! Check into the famous Auckland City hotel and spend a relaxed evening. Overnight Stay at Auckland
DAY 3 : Auckland
Begin your day by visiting the 2nd longest road bridge of New Zealand, the Harbour Bridge. Adventure junkies could indulge in Bungee jumping or opt for a walk on the bridge to view a beautiful sight of Auckland. Head next to shopaholics destination, Queens Street where the whos-who of the fashion industry have displayed their collection. Step back a few years when you visit Parnell Village, Auckland’s oldest suburb before heading off to 8kms of picturesque landscape along the Tamaki Drive. Drive down to Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World to view an underground aquarium with more than 2000 wildlife species. You will end your day with a panoramic view of Auckland City at the Sky Tower after learning about New Zealand’s history at the Auckland War memorial museum. Overnight Stay at Auckland
Day 4: Poroporoaki Auckland, oha atu Rotorua.
Visit the famous themed gardens at The Hamilton Garden. Light up your evening with a boat ride at the Waitomo Caves. What makes it special is the glow worms which live in these caves light up the entire cave to give you an out of the world experience. Arrive at Rotorua, the cultural centre for the indigenous Maori people.
DAY 5 : Rotorua
New Zealand is not only a developed nation but has a deep connection with its historical backgrounds. Spend your day learning about the famous Maori tribe, indigenous to New Zealand with a host of cultural shows. But before that let your spirits fly at the Agrodome Sheep Show and at Te Puia Thermal Reserves, where natural geysers deep from the volcanic bed burst to the surface every few hours! Up next on the list is the bird show at Rainbow Springs park where you will witness exotic parrots doing what they do best-having fun! Let the emerald green of Lake Rotokakahi mesmerize your evening before heading back to Rotorua Overnight Stay at Rotorua
DAY 6 : Queenstown
Adventure beckons you in Queenstown! Built around an inlet on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is the commercial hub of New Zealand. Check into a Gandola on arrival at the Queenstown airport. Head out to one of the most exciting rides in New Zealand- Luge. Ricochet down hills on specially made luges optimum for young and adults alike. Head off along the shore and be spoilt for choice from Jet Boat Ride to Sky Diving to Bunjee Jumping and paragliding Overnight Stay at Queenstown
DAY 7 : Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown
See the natural abundance of New Zealand’s wildlife at Fiordland National Park- New Zealand’s largest national park. Fiordland National park is home to the highly endangered Tahake-a flightless bird thought to have gone extinct just a century ago. Stumble upon the scenic beauty of the Wakatipu Lake and Te Anau Lake before being awestruck by the exuberance of the Chasm waterfall. Bring in the sun set with a cruise (weather permitting) out to the Tasman Sea. Overnight Stay at Queenstown
DAY 8 : Queenstown - Franz Josef
Head out to Franz Josef and view the pristine Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawae. Let the Puzzling World Wanaka, built by two brothers in the 19th Century, take your mind for a spin with life-size 3D puzzles before viewing one of New Zealand’s most awe-inspiring glaciers- the Franz Josef glacier(12km long). Along with the 20km long Fox glacier, it forms breath-taking views as in flows down the Southern Alps. Overnight Stay at Franz Josef
DAY 9 : Christchurch
Hop on to New Zealand’s iconic Tranz Alpine Train and travel along to Christchurch through the Arthurs pass all the while gazing at the Southern Alps and soaking in the beauty of the Canterbury Plains- home to the endemic Weevil beetle. The Canterbury plains form an important part of New Zealand’s geography, having been formed by glacial deposits over a geological fault-line. Overnight Stay at Christchurch
Day 10 : Christchurch
Dwell into New Zealand’s history at the Christchurch Museum. But not before taking a walk along Mona Vale & Botanical Gardens along the Avon River. Visit the International Antartic Center and climb aboard the Hagglund All terain vehicle for an adrenalin and fun filled ride on the all terrain amphibious Antarctic vehicle. Reminiscence your New Zealand experience as you look over Christchurch from the Cashmere Hills- a name derived from the province of Kashmir in India. Overnight Stay at Christchurch
DAY 11 : Christchurch – Singapore – Mumbai
Bid adieu to all your Maori friends as you catch a flight back to Mumbai through Singapore.
Head back home to Pune enriched with an experience of a lifetime.