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Majestic New Zealand - Self DriveSHNZ24

12 Days - 1 Country | 9 Cities
CUSTOMIZED HOLIDAYSSHNZ24
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Starts From
₹1,50,752

*per person on twin sharing basis

Holiday Experiences

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • Redwoods Treewalk Nightlights
  • Milford Sound Cruise including Lunch

Itinerary (Day Wise)

View Map
  • Day 1Auckland
  • Day 2AucklandAuckland > Waitomo Caves > Hobbiton > Rotorua
  • Day 3Rotorua
  • Day 4RotoruaRotorua > Christchurch
  • Day 5ChristchurchChristchurch > Glacier Region
  • Day 6Glacier Region
  • Day 7Glacier RegionGlacier Region > Queenstown
  • Day 8Queenstown
  • Day 9QueenstownQueenstown > Milford Sound > Queenstown
  • Day 10QueenstownQueenstown > Mount Cook
  • Day 11Mount CookMount Cook > Christchurch
  • Day 12Christchurch
Day 1Auckland

Welcome to New Zealand. On arrival in Auckland, ‘The City of Sails’, collect your rental vehicle and self-drive to your hotel. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, set between two harbours with gentle sandy shores on the east and black sand, wild surf beaches on the west. Home to sheltered, sparkling blue waters dotted with beautiful emerald islands, we recommend getting out on the water when you are here. Overnight in Auckland.

Note: Extra Surcharges will be applicable during events, Christmas and New Year Period. All guests must follow the mandatory requirements for travel, such as RT-PCR tests, vaccination certificate, web check-in, self-declaration, e-pass formalities etc. as per the country, which are subject to change periodically. Any cost incurred for such requirements should be borne by the guests.

Day 2Auckland
Auckland > Waitomo Caves > Hobbiton > Rotorua

After breakfast, drive through the rolling green hills of Waitomo and enjoy a tour through an underground wonderland of caves decorated with galaxies of glow worms. Continue to Matamata for a charming tour of unique, character Hobbit homes, gardens and the watering hole just as you see in the movies. Finishing off a visually fulfilling day, continue Rotorua, a bubbling and steaming destination like nowhere else. Overnight in Rotorua.

  • Breakfast
Day 3Rotorua

After breakfast, proceed to Waimangu Geothermal Valley. Rotorua is surrounded by a fascinating geothermal landscape with its unique steam vents, spouting geysers and bubbling mud pool set alongside freshwater lakes and majestic native forests. It is also a region immersed in fascinating Maori myths and legends. Today you'll visit one of the local geothermal attractions before a sensory evening display in the forest. Overnight in Rotorua.

  • Breakfast
Day 4Rotorua
Rotorua > Christchurch

After breakfast, proceed to Rotorua Airport for your domestic flight to Christchurch (flight not included). On arrival, collect your rental vehicle and self-drive to your hotel. Christchurch is set between the deep blue Pacific Ocean and the mighty snow-capped Southern Alps. This is a vibrant, ever-changing city with inner city parks and gardens delightfully interwoven by the meandering Avon River. Overnight in Christchurch.

Note: Optional: Antarctic Centre - See, touch, feel and fall in love with Antarctica at the International Antarctic Centre where a slice of this astounding continent can be experienced at an additional price.

  • Breakfast
Day 5Christchurch
Christchurch > Glacier Region

After breakfast, depart across the Canterbury Plains, a fertile patchwork made with every shade of green, through the spectacular scenery of Arthurs Pass National Park and on to the West Coast. New Zealand’s rugged West Coast is a wild and untamed place known for its rivers, rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures. Here, mighty rivers of solid white ice, relics of the world’s last ice-age, tumble down the rocky valleys. Overnight in Glacier Region.

  • Breakfast
Day 6Glacier Region

After breakfast, day is at leisure. You can explore the region on own or opt for below mentioned optional activities at an additional price. A temperate climate at a low altitude make Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers among the most convenient to visit in the world. Steep valleys bear scars from where glaciers have retreated and advanced over millennia and here, the ice age is still underway. Overnight in Glacier Region.

Note: Optional: 1) Make a visit to Punakaki's Pancake Rocks or for an absolute bucket list experience, take to the air on a scenic flight with a glacier landing and a thrilling hike across the icy wonderland. 2) Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike - Your experienced and highly trained helicopter pilot will whisk you up and over jaw dropping landscape. After a thrilling scenic flight, high above ice-falls and rugged terrain, you will land high up on the glacier.

  • Breakfast
Day 7Glacier Region
Glacier Region > Queenstown

After breakfast, drive through wilderness towns, waterfalls and river scenery on today’s scenic journey to Queenstown. We recommend stopping for a break, and to stretch the legs, at Makarora’s Blue Pools. Overnight in Queenstown.

  • Breakfast
Day 8Queenstown

After breakfast, day is at leisure. Magnificent vistas and majestic mountains dominate this compact alpine resort town and with such an expansive natural physical environment it is not surprising that Queenstown has been described as the Adventure Capital of the World. Overnight in Queenstown.

  • Breakfast
Day 9Queenstown
Queenstown > Milford Sound > Queenstown

After breakfast, proceed to Fiordland. It is one of the world’s last great wildernesses. Today's stunning journey takes you past mirror lakes, spectacular waterfalls and water-sculpted rocks. Venture into Milford Sound, a New Zealand treasure carved by ice age glaciers and famously described as the eighth wonder of the world. After a big day out, reflect on memories of a lifetime on your return to Queenstown. Overnight in Queenstown.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
Day 10Queenstown
Queenstown > Mount Cook

After breakfast, proceed to Tekapo/Mt Cook. Today’s journey takes you to a scenic wonderland with golden tussocks, snow-capped mountains and turquoise lakes. Hug the shores of beautiful Lake Pukaki to a rugged land of ice and rock, home to Aoraki Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain. Overnight in Tekapo/Mt Cook.

  • Breakfast
Day 11Mount Cook
Mount Cook > Christchurch

After breakfast, drive to Christchurch. Be sure to stop for a while at Lake Tekapo where the ‘Church of the Good Shepherd’ takes pride of place against the backdrop of a vivid blue glacier-fed lake. Then continue north east where braided rivers and familiar plains will signal your arrival back into Christchurch. Overnight in Christchurch.

Note: Optional: Dark Sky Experience at Lake Tekapo/Mt Cook - The Dark Sky Experience brings science, Maori heritage and fascinating multi-media installations together in a ‘Big Bang’ of awe and inspiration.

  • Breakfast
Day 12Christchurch

After breakfast drive to Airport and drop your car at airport. Board flight from Christchurch to hometown. Let us be in touch through email, Facebook and meet on another memorable Holiday. See you all!! Tour Concludes

  • Breakfast

Detailed Tour Price

Room Type
1 - 4 Guest
Single Occupancy
INR 263,735 (NZD 4,825)
Twin Sharing
INR 150,752 (NZD 2,758)
Triple Sharing
INR 124,024 (NZD 2,269)
NOTES :
  • The rates are valid for Indian nationals only
  • Hotels might ask for a refundable Security Deposit at the time of check-in, which is payable in Cash or by Credit Card
  • The value and currency of the deposit might vary as per the hotel policy.

Accommodation

City - Country
Hotel
Check In - Check Out
Auckland - New Zealand
Auckland City Hotel/Copthorne Hotel Auckland City/or similar
03 Dec - 04 Dec
Rotorua - New Zealand
Copthorne Rotorua/Ibis Rotorua/or similar
04 Dec - 06 Dec
Christchurch - New Zealand
Heartland Hotel Cotswold/Ibis Christchurch/or similar
06 Dec - 07 Dec
Glacier Region - New Zealand
TBA/or similar
07 Dec - 09 Dec
Queenstown - New Zealand
Heritage Queenstown/Holiday Inn Queenstown Frankton Road/or similar
09 Dec - 12 Dec
Mount Cook - New Zealand
TBA/or similar
12 Dec - 13 Dec
Christchurch - New Zealand
Heartland Hotel Cotswold/Ibis Christchurch/or similar
13 Dec - 14 Dec
NOTES:
  • Enjoy a comfortable stay at the finest hotels at every destination.
  • Under unavoidable circumstances hotels are subject to change.
  • In such conditions a substitute hotel of a similar category will be provided.

Unbeatable Experiences

  • Visit Antarctic Centre
  • Visit Punakaki's Pancake Rocks
  • Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike

To add these experiences call us on 1800 22 7979 or drop us a query!

Add Tour Details

Holiday Category
Room Type
Departures
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  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
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Auckland03 Dec 2022
12 Days
Auckland14 Dec 2022
Standard HolidayBase Room
₹1,50,752
Standard HolidayBase RoomDone
₹1,50,752
Standard HolidayBase RoomModify Details
Starts From
₹1,50,752

*per person on twin sharing basis

Note

  • Above mentioned prices & discounts are Per Person for Indian Nationals only.
  • 5 % GST is applicable on given tour price.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.

Tour Information

  • 11 Nights’ Accommodation at suggested or similar category hotels
  • Meals – As specified in the itinerary above
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by Self Drive car
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • Redwoods Treewalk Nightlights
  • Milford Sound Cruise including Lunch

Special Note

  • The above price is valid till 30th April 2023
  • High Season surcharges are applicable during exhibitions/trade fairs/festivals
  • The prevailing Rate of Exchange of the day of payment will be applicable
  • Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability
  • International hotel check in is 15:00hrs and checkout would be 10:00hrs
  • Early check in and late check-out subject to availability.
  • Itineraries are subject to change
  • All arrangements made by us are in the capacity of a ground handling agent only.
  • We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature. Important notes for self-drive:
  • The Self Drive Vehicle used is a IDAR Intermediate Type Vehicle.
  • You can legally drive in New Zealand for up to 12 months if you have either a current driver’s license from your home country or an International Driving Permit (IDP).Make sure your driver’s license is current. If your license is not in English, you should bring an English translation with you, or obtain an IDP.
  • You will only be able to drive the same types of vehicles you are licensed to drive in your home country. The common legal age to rent a car in New Zealand is 21 years.
  • Include unlimited mileage and basic daily insurance cover.
  • GPS Units and insurance wavier options can be provided for a supplementary cost and must be pre-booked.
  • The speed limit on open roads is 100km/h (approx. 60m/h). In urban areas the speed limit is 50km/h
  • A credit card imprint is taken for the bond at the time of vehicle collection and destroyed at termination of the hire, provided that the vehicle is returned in the same condition that it left the depot and with full petrol tank. In case a credit card is unavailable, a cash deposit is required (under the condition that the Insurance Waiver is purchased) and will be refunded (if no damage on the rental car and vehicle returned with full petrol tank).

Cancellation Policy

  • If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated hereunder.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure
Cancellation fee applicable on Net Tour Price (per person)
D - 0 to 5
100%
D - 6 to 15
85%
D - 16 to 30
75%
D - 31 to 45
50%
D - 46 to 60
30%
D - 61 to 90
20%
D - 91 to 120
15%
D - 121 to 900
10%

Remarks

  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.

Payment Terms

SectorBooking Payment SchedulePayment policy
India & WorldPackage Price less than INR 25,000 (Per Person)Full Payment
IndiaPackage Price more than INR 25,000 (per person)INR 25,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to DepartureFull Payment
WorldPackage Price less than INR 50,000 (Per Person)INR 25000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
Package Price more than INR 50,000 (Per Person)INR 50,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to DepartureFull Payment
Last Minute Booking – Booking received 45 days prior to departure
Registration Amount Equal to Package PriceFull Payment

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