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At the far end of the Pacific, New Zealand is a country blessed with nature like very few on this planet. The 12 days that we travel through the country, include 8 days on the beautiful South Island where you skydive in Queenstown and drive down on Catlins cost, where you sip some of its best wine and enjoy bite of the just plucked apples. We fly into Auckland and out of Christchurch to cover the maximum in the time that we spend here.

Days 11 Nights / 12 Days
From Auckland- Christchurch
Tour Departures

28 Sep 2024 to 09 Oct 2024 Last 1 Room Available

24 Nov 2024 to 05 Dec 2024

Tour Cost

For September Departure

INR 1,50,000 + NZD 5500
 

For November Departure

INR 1,80,000 + NZD 5500

 

Includes
  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Travel Insurance below 70 years only (Difference would be separate for 71 + Yrs)
  • Meals (Breakfast + Dinner)
  • All specified sightseeing Entrance as per the itinerary
Excludes
  • Lunches 
  • Expenses of Personal Nature
  • ECNR charges
  • Any other items not mentioned in Includes
  • 5% GST + TCS (as applicable)
  • Any adventure activity at Queenstown
Night Stay

Auckland 1N | Rotorua 2N | Wellington 1N | Christchurch 1N+ 1N | Twizel 1N | Queenstown 2N | Te Anau 1N | Dunedin 1N

Booking Procedure

Step 1 -  Advance of INR 60,000 + NZD 1600 + 5% GST + TCS (as applicable) together with a copy of your Passport and Pan Card at the time of booking.
Step 2 - The 1st instalment of NZD 2000 is 90 days before the tour departure date.
Step 3 - The balance payment of INR and NZD + 5% GST + TCS (as applicable) and the visa fee must be paid at least 45 days before the tour departure.
*Tour cost is subject to change at the time of booking & itinerary is subject to change before departure

Cancellation Policies

Under any circumstances other than government or flight restrictions, the following charges will be considered cancellation fees.
**90 - 60 days before the tour departure / before the visa issuance, 100% of the Advance and first instalment.
59 – 45 days before the tour departure / after the visa issuance, 50% of the tour cost.
Less than 45 days until tour departure 100% of the total tour cost.
**This clause is applicable even before this period if the flight tickets are issued.

Note for Solo Travellers:
In the event of us not being able to find a partner for you, we shall bear half of your single occupancy cost.
  • Mumbai - Auckland

    Arrive in Auckland by Singapore Airlines and on meeting with the local representative proceed to the hotel. Evening is free. Overnight in Auckland.

  • Auckland – Waitomo Caves – Rotorua

    In the morning, enjoy a tour of this coastal city, which includes a view of the Harbor Bridge, America’s Cup Viaduct and also the view from the Sky tower. Later we will drive to Waitomo to experience the beautiful glow worm caves. In the evening, arrive to our hotel in Rotorua, the thermal capital of New Zealand, where the scent of Sulphur is evident in the air.

  • Rotorua

    After breakfast, we will proceed to do a half day city tour of the thermal capital. We will visit the Agrodome tour for a one-hour performance seeing nineteen sheep breeds introduced onto the stage, the art of sheep shearing, sheepdog demonstrations. We will also visit Te Puia Geothermal Reserve to view the boiling mudpools and cascading Pohutu geyser and see local Maori carvers in action.

  • Rotorua – Lake Taupo – Wellington

    After an early breakfast we will check out for a road journey through the length of the North Island. The highlight of this trip would be a stop at the largest fresh water lake in the country, Lake Taupo, after which we will continue with our drive to the capital Wellington. After a short city tour, we will check in to the hotel.

  • Wellington – Picton - Christchurch

    In the morning, we will transfer to Wellington Ferry Terminal to board ferry from Wellington to Picton. We will do road journey between port of Picton and Christchurch, the South Island’s largest city. This journey is a scenic feast of New Zealand, Check in to our hotel.

  • Christchurch – Twizel

    Today we drive to the scenic Lake Tekapo where the small pretty church of good shepard is located. Later check in to our hotel. Visit the International Antarctic Centre where we discover life down on the Ice provided by the New Zealand Antarctic Programme. Enjoy “The Snow & Ice Experience”, in custom-built polar room. Explore the Gallery area and replica Antarctic field camp.

  • Twizel – Lake Tekapo – Queenstown

    In the morning, we will drive from Lake Tekapo and follow the edge of Lake Pukaki through the Mackenzie basin over the Lindis Pass to Lake Wakatipu and the "Alpine Resort" of Queenstown. Later we will head for Wanaka and check in to our hotel.

  • Queenstown

    After a leisurely breakfast we will start with our action packed day with first taking the Gondola up Queenstown Hill. The views of the surrounding are breathtaking from here. Later we will enjoy a thrilling jet boat experience through the Dart River. The evening can be enjoyed at leisure by the Wakatipu Lake.

  • Queenstown – Milford Sound – Te Anau

    After an early breakfast we will check out of Wanaka and drive to the Fjordland region of South Island. The region is one of the wettest in the country and we advise you to carry your rainwear. We will embark on an unforgettable journey on the Milford Sound. We will cruise to the mouth of the sound which is rich with plant and marine animal life. The waterfalls cascade by the cliffs and make our cruising more pleasurable. On our return to Te Anau, we will check in to our hotel.

  • Te Anau – South Scenic Route – Catlins Coast – Dunedin

    The highlight of today is the drive itself. The South Catlin coast is the most remote in South Island and a welcome break after the busy Queenstown. On our way to the east coast city of Dunedin we will make a number of stops en-route. Some of the stops will definitely be for spotting the wildlife such as seals and walruses. The windswept Catlin’s coast is not where many tourists come and you will be one with Mother Nature here. Arrive in Dunedin and check in, we will visit Larnach Castle.

  • Dunedin – Christchurch

    In the morning we will set on a 6-hour drive to Christchurch. In the evening we will reach Christchurch.

  • Christchurch – Mumbai

    Departure & transfer to Christchurch Airport. We will take our flight to Mumbai.

1. PASSPORT
- Original Current Passport valid and Latest old passport (If Available)
- Passport Copies along with all used pages.
- Passport Validity: 03 or more months valid after the scheduled return

2. PHOTOGRAPH
- Soft Copy, newly clicked, recent photographs, not older than three months, white background, Mat finish, 80% of the face of the area should be covered, ears visible, without specs.

3. ORIGINAL BANK STATEMENT
- From the last 6 months to till current date of the passbook all filed pages are Xerox copies with the first page of the passbook.
- Original Bank stamp & signature are compulsory on each page.
- The closing Balance should be a minimum of INR 6,00,000/- Per Person.
- On A4 size Paper.

4. FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS
- Personal - 3 Years ITR Paper/Form 16. – (23-24, 22-23, 21-22)

5. PROOF OF INVESTMENTS
- Fixed Deposits, Funds, Property Investments, Or Other Investments, Etc. (If Any)

6. EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS

a) If you are employed:
- Pay slips for the last three months,
- Employment Contract,
- Employers’ Statement on approval for holidays (NOC - Leave Sanction letter from applicant’s company).

b) If you are a company owner or self-employed:
- Certificate of registration of the company,
- GST Registration,
- Indian income tax return (ITR) acknowledgment for the last Three assessment years OR Form 16,
- Applicant’s company bank statements for the last 3 months stamped by the bank.

c) If you are retired:
- Pension statements for the last three months,
- Proof of regular income generated by ownership of property or business and Applicant’s bank statements for the last 3 months stamped by the bank.

d) If you are unemployed
- Applicant’s bank statements for the last 3 months stamped by the bank.


7. AADHAR CARD & PAN CARD


8. VACCINATION CERTIFICATE

 
EXTRA DOCUMENTS:

1. If the applicant is Divorced needs a Divorce paper copy.

2. If the applicant Widow/Widower, then the spouse’s death certificate copy.

3. If a person traveling alone sponsor documents are required – If the sponsor is a son/daughter: Financial Documents, working salary slips, Sponsorship Letter & sponsor passport copy.

4. A Marriage Certificate is required if the Spouse's name is not added to the passport.

5. Additional documents for applications of minor applicants:

- The application form and both declarations - have to be signed by both parents
- Birth certificate
- A passport copy (biometric and address page) of the applicant’s mother having custody/guardianship of the applicant.
- A Passport copy (biometric and address page) of the applicant’s father having custody/guardianship of the applicant.
- If one or both parents are not submitting the visa application with the child: a copy of the visa of that parent
- If only one parent submits the application: Proof of single custody of that parent either by submittal of the court ruling or submittal of the death certificate of the deceased parent Or
- (if both parents have shared custody) submittal of written and signed authorization letter of the parent non-present with passport copy (biometric and address page) – both certified by a public notary - If the minor travels alone (without parents), written consent, certified by a public notary, of both parents or guardians having custody or guardianship of the minor;

NOTE:
All documents should be A4 size paper & documents should be clear & visible.
A document photocopy or photo from a mobile device will not be accepted.

VISA PROCESSING TIME: Minimum 25 Working Days (Saturday, Sunday & National Holidays – EMBASSY/CONSULATE/VFS CLOSED)

IMPORTANT: The Embassy reserves the right to request additional information/documentation and, if deemed necessary, to interview the applicant. Applicants applying for a Schengen visa will need to provide biometric data (fingerprints) when applying.

Visa Note:

Our management team will do its best to ensure you acquire your visa in time, but we hold no responsibility if due to any unforeseen circumstances, your visa application gets rejected or is kept on hold till departure resulting in the cancellation of your tour.
In this case:
The tour cost will be non-refundable and cancellation charges will be applicable.
Additional costs for re-application of visa and consulate visits outside Mumbai will be charged.
Additional costs will be charged for changes in the tour itinerary due to any visa issues.

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