Best Southern Breezes: Your Complete New Zealand Experience

Best of New Zealand - 13N/14D

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From Auckland to Christchurch: An Epic Journey through Stunning Landscapes, Film Sets, and Charming Towns

Best of New Zealand

  • 13N/14D
  • Unlimited
  • NZD 4,241
  • Day 1

    Arrive in Auckland

    Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand's largest city! Upon arrival after immigration clearance, you will be transferred to your hotel in Auckland. Check-in at your hotel and take some time to rest and freshen up. If time permits, Explore the city at your leisure, taking in the vibrant atmosphere and diverse dining options. Optional: Visit the Auckland Sky Tower for panoramic views of the city or take a stroll along the waterfront.


  • Day 2

    Auckland - Waitomo - Hobbiton – Rotorua

    Depart Auckland and head to Waitomo to explore the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Take a boat ride through the cave system and marvel at the mesmerizing glowworm displays. Continue to Hobbiton, the movie set of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies. Immerse yourself in the magical world of Middle-earth with a guided tour. Drive to Rotorua and enjoy an evening cultural experience with a traditional Maori hangi feast and performance.


  • Day 3


    Spend the day exploring the attractions of Rotorua. Visit Te Puia to witness geysers, bubbling mud pools, and experience a traditional Maori welcome. Explore the Whakarewarewa Thermal Village and learn about Maori history and customs. Optional: Relax in the natural hot springs or experience thrilling activities like ziplining or white-water rafting.


  • Day 4

    Rotorua – Napier

    Depart Rotorua and drive to Napier, known for its beautiful Art Deco architecture. Take a walk along Marine Parade and explore the city's vibrant streets. Visit wineries in the surrounding Hawke's Bay region and indulge in wine tasting and local produce.


  • Day 5

    Napier – Wellington

    Depart Napier and drive to Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. Explore the city's highlights, including the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum and the Wellington Botanic Garden. Enjoy the vibrant food and craft beer scene in the city or take a scenic walk along the waterfront.


  • Day 6

    Wellington - Picton – Blenheim

    Board the Interislander ferry in Wellington and sail across the Cook Strait to Picton. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of the Marlborough Sounds during the ferry journey. Arrive in Picton and drive to Blenheim, the heart of New Zealand's wine region. Visit wineries and cellar doors for tastings and discover the region's renowned Sauvignon Blanc.


  • Day 7

    Blenheim - Kaikoura – Christchurch

    Depart Blenheim and drive to Kaikoura, a coastal town known for its marine wildlife. Take a whale-watching cruise or swim with dolphins (weather and availability permitting). Continue to Christchurch and explore the city's attractions, including the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and the Canterbury Museum. Enjoy dinner at one of the city's excellent restaurants.


  • Day 8

    Christchurch – Greymouth

    Depart Christchurch and board the TranzAlpine train to Greymouth. Enjoy a scenic train journey through the Southern Alps, taking in breathtaking landscapes. Arrive in Greymouth and explore the town's charming streets and enjoy local cuisine.


  • Day 9

    Greymouth - Glacier Region

    Depart Greymouth and drive to the Glacier Region, home to Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. Enjoy the scenic drive through rainforest and mountainous terrain. Optional: Take a guided hike or helicopter tour to experience the glaciers up close. Relax in the Glacier Hot Pools and soak in the stunning surroundings.

    Glacier Region,NZ

  • Day 10

    Glacier Region – Queenstown

    Depart the Glacier Region and drive to Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. Enjoy the scenic drive through Haast Pass and along the shores of Lake Wanaka. Arrive in Queenstown and take a leisurely stroll along the vibrant lakefront or explore the town center.


  • Day 11


    Enjoy a day at leisure in Queenstown. Experience thrilling activities like bungee jumpinbreathtakingg, or skydiving. Take a scenic drive to Glenorchy or explore the beautiful Arrowtown. In the evening, dine at one of Queenstown's exceptional restaurants or enjoy the lively nightlife.


  • Day 12

    Queenstown - Mt Cook/Tekapo Region

    Depart Queenstown and drive to the stunning Mt Cook/Tekapo region. Enjoy the scenic drive through the Southern Alps and along the shores of Lake Pukaki. Optional: Take a scenic helicopter flight or hike in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Marvel at the breathtaking alpine landscapes and enjoy stargazing in the dark sky reserve.

    Mt Cook/Tekapo,NZ

  • Day 13

    Mt Cook/Tekapo Region – Christchurch

    Drive from the Mt Cook/Tekapo region to Christchurch, enjoying the scenic landscapes along the way. Explore more of Christchurch or take a day trip to the Banks Peninsula for charming coastal scenery. Enjoy a farewell dinner in Christchurch to celebrate the end of your journey.


  • Day 14

    Depart Christchurch

    Depart from Christchurch, bidding farewell to the stunning landscapes and warm hospitality of New Zealand.Take with you unforgettable memories of your journey through diverse landscapes and exciting experiences.

    Back To Home

  • Tour Cost - NZD 4,241 Per Person
  • Tour Validity: Dec - Feb

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Standard check-in time at the hotel is generally  2:00 pm and check-out is 11:00 am. Early check-in or late check-out has solely supported the discretion of the hotel.
A maximum of three adults are allowed in one room. The third occupant shall be provided a mattress/rollaway bed and can be charged extra for the same.

The itinerary is fixed and can't be modified. Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and can not be at disposal. For any paid activity which is non-operational due to any unforeseen reason,  we'll process a refund & the same should reach the guest within 30 days of processing the refund. Also, for any activity which is complimentary and not charged by EJI, no refunds are going to be processed.

AC  won't be functional anywhere in cool or hilly areas.

Entrance fees, parking, and guide charges aren't included in the packages.

If your flights involve a mixture of different airlines,  you'll have to collect your luggage on arrival at the connecting hub and register it again while checking in for the onward journey to your destination.

Booking rates are subject to change without any prior notice.

Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Pricing of the booking is predicated on the age of the passengers. Please ensure you enter the correct age of passengers at the time of booking. Passengers furnishing incorrect age details may incur a penalty at the time of travel.

In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangements for alternate accommodation are going to be made in a hotel of a similar standard.

In case your package needs to be canceled due to any natural calamity,  weather, etc. We shall strive to offer you the maximum possible refund subject to the agreement made with our trade partners/vendors.

EJI Travel Solutions reserves the proper to modify the itinerary at any point,  thanks to reasons including but not limited to Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals,  weather, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of /entry restrictions at an area of visit, etc. While we'll do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements,  we might not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
Certain hotels may invite a security deposit during check-in, which is refundable at check-out subject to the hotel’s policy.

The booking price doesn't include Expenses of personal nature,  like laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees, etc.

Any other items not mentioned under Inclusions are not included in the cost of the booking.

The package price doesn’t include special dinners or mandatory charges at the time levied by the hotels, especially during  New Year and Christmas or any special occasions.

The cost of deviation and the cost of extension of the validity on your ticket are not included.

For queries regarding cancellations and refunds, please ask our Cancellation Policy.

All Indian tourists are required to hold valid photo IDs issued by any govt. institution.
Some monuments/temples could also be closed on a particular day of the week or for some days during festivals or royal ceremonies. 

Disputes, if any, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in  New Delhi.