NEW ZEALAND DELIGHTS by THOMAS COOK - 8 days / 7 nights
DAY 1: Welcome aboard Thomas Cook’s “New Zealand Delights” tour. Arrive into Christchurch (flight cost is not included) – the Garden city and enjoy a Panoramic City tour.
Bon voyage! Today, you are off to your exciting tour of New Zealand. Embark on your holiday to the vast island which has so much for you to explore, whether you want nature, wildlife, cityscapes, islands, rainforest or reef. It is a heaven of natural beauty, relaxation, adventure, wonderful sights and great shopping. On arrival at Christchurch airport (flight cost is not included), you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Thomas Cook Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. Proceed for a brief panoramic city sights tours featuring CBD, Container mall and view of the cardboard cathedral. Later check into your hotel. Tonight a delicious Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis (3*) or Similar, in Christchurch. (B,D)
DAY 2: Proceed to Queenstown – adventure capital of the world . Today move onto Queenstown on the most scenic route.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to one of the most scenic regions of this beautiful country. Journey across Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo. Visit the Sheep Dog Monument and Church of the Good Shepherd. Today lunch will be on your own arrangement. Now move onto Lake Pukaki lookout point to view Mt Cook from a distance. Cross Lindis Pass to Queenstown. On arrival into Queenstown check in at the hotel. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Heartland (3*) or Copthorne Lakefront (3*) similar in Queenstown. (B,D)
DAY 3: Day is complete free at leisure to explore the many adventure activities in Queenstown.
Enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel. Queenstown is considered to be the adventure capital of the world. Hence the day is free to explore at your own pace or choose an optional activity. Later tonight Indian dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Heartland (3*) or Copthorne Lakefront (3*) similar in Queenstown. (B,D)
DAY 4: Today experience the Gondola ride that gives you the best view of this city.
After an American breakfast at the hotel; today get ready to experience the famous Arrow town, A J Hackett Bungy Jump Site and the Gondola ride, also a fast convenient access to the best views in the region, which is reputed to be the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local restaurant. Later tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Heartland (3*) or Copthorne Lakefront (3*) similar in Queenstown. (B,D)
DAY 5: (FLIGHT TO AUCKLAND - flight cost is not included) Flight to Auckland - “The city of Sails”. Enjoy a city tour of this beautiful, pristine city and also enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck.
After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to Auckland (flight cost is not included). On arrival get set for a day of fun as we take you for a city tour of Auckland featuring Harbour Bridge and waterfront drive. Check into your hotel. Later in the evening, enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck. Check into your hotel. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland. ** Due to high season demand / special event, some groups may stay at Hotel Ibis (3*) or similar in Hamilton. (B,D)
DAY 6: Proceed to Day trip of Rotorua – “The Thermal city”. Enroute visit Hamilton Gardens, proceed to Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserves.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, drive towards Rotorua and visit the Hamilton Gardens. Enjoy guided Tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserves on arrival in Rotorua, via the beautiful Cambridge. Enroute visit the Waitomo Caves in the lush Waikato region. Marvel at Mother Nature’s light display, as you glide silently through the starry wonderland caves of Glow-worm situated underground along the Waitomo River and gaze in silence at the myriad of glow-worm lights that make up the Glow-worm Grotto. As you enter this galaxy of tiny living lights, you will immediately experience a serene ambience and be fascinated and intrigued by tiny glow-worms that light your way. Next proceed for a guided tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserve where you can wander around the bubbling mud pools and see the famous ‘Pohutu’ Geyser. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Ibis Rotorua (3*) or similar. (B,D)
DAY 7: See the sheep shearing show at Agrodome.
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Agrodome which will give you a chance to see through the eyes of a true New Zealand farmer. Witness the Agrodome Sheep Shearing Show an exciting and informative insight into the world of New Zealand agriculture, featuring different breeds of sheep, sheep shearing, cow milking, lamb feeding and dog demonstrations. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Proceed to Auckland. Later enjoy an Indian Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland. (B,D)
DAY 8: Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday (flight cost is not included).
This morning after an American breakfast / Boxed Breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport (flight cost is not included), where your memorable Thomas Cook tour comes to an end. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it over to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your “New Zealand Delights” tour. (B)
 
Package Includes
  • Sightseeing & excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • 01 night’ accommodation at Hotel Ibis(3*) or Similar in Christchurch.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Heartland (3*) or Copthorne Lakefront (3*) similar in Queenstown.
  • 01 night’ accommodation at Hotel Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland. ** Due to high season demand / special event, some groups may stay at Hotel Ibis (3*) or similar in Hamilton.
  • 01 night’ accommodation at Ibis Hotel (3*) or similar in Rotorua.
  • 01 night’ accommodation at Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland
  • Daily American buffet breakfasts at the hotel. (Except on Day of Arrival).
  • 07 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian dinners.
 
NZD 2,010*
Per person in double room
*Price starting from.
Departures until March 2018.
Terms and conditions apply.
 
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