Classic Tranz Alpine - New Zealand

08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS
Holidays in World
INCLUDES
03 Night accommodation in Christchurch
03 Night accommodation in Queenstown
02 Night accommodation in - Franz Josef
Meals As per the itinerary
Sightseeing as per the itinerary on seat in coach
English speaking guide throughout the tour
All transfers as per itinerary
DOES NOT INCLUDE
International Air tickets.
Internal domestic Air tickets.
Visa charges.
Airport taxes.
Overseas Medical Insurance.
Meals, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
Any items or services not specified in the itinerary 'PACKAGE INCLUDES' head.

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Day 1: Arrive Christchurch

Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand, the youngest country on Earth! On arrival in Christchurch, 'The Garden City', you will be transferred to the airport. Christchurch is New Zealand's second-largest city and the gateway to the South Island. Bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean. There is nowhere else in the world where, within two hours of an international airport, you can ski at a world-class alpine resort, play golf, bungy jump, raft, mountain bike, hot-air balloon, wind surf, whale watch and visit internationally-acclaimed wineries and gardens. Overnight

  • Overnight: Christchurch

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Day 2: Christchurch – Day Free At Leisure

After Breakfast, Explore the city on your own with its numerous heritage structures, museums, parks, gardens, cafes, malls and restaurants. Rest of the day free for you to pursue your own activities. Overnight

  • Overnight: Christchurch
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 3: Christchurch—Mount Cook—Queenstown (By Surface)

After Breakfast, Proceed Leave the hustle and bustle of the city to travel across the Canterbury Plains and a stunning natural landscape of glacial blue lakes and tussock clad hills. A rare opportunity here to take an optional scenic flight for an overview of Mt Cook’s ice falls, snowfields and glaciers Continue to Queenstown, the ultimate outdoor adventure playground, set against a stunning backdrop of lakes and mountains. The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities or one can opt to explore the nightlife of Queenstown. Overnight

  • Overnight: Queenstown
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 4: Queenstown - Day Free at Leisure

After Breakfast, This is a free day for you to pursue your own activities. Queenstown is a natural playground providing an incredible backdrop for a range of sights to see and things to do for adventurers of all persuasions. Overnight

  • Overnight: Queenstown
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 5: Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown

After Breakfast Enjoy Milford Sound Cruise. Coach transfer to Milford Sound Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. Overnight

  • Overnight: Queenstown
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 6: Queenstown - Franz Josef (By Surface)

After Breakfast, Check out from the hotel Travel through the Kawarau Gorge past Lake Dunstan on towards Wanaka. A stop is made in Makarora before crossing the Southern Alps as you enter the Haast Pass. At Knights Point you can view magnificent seascapes. From here pass Lakes Moeraki and Paringa then past Bruce Bay to arrive at the Glaciers. Arrive Franz Josef, Check in the hotel . The rest of the evening is at leisure for independent activities.

  • Overnight: Franz Josef
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 7: Franz Josef - Day Free at Leisure

After Breakfast this is a free day for you to pursue your own activities. The magnificent Franz Josef Glacier is widely regarded as the gem of New Zealand's West Coast Glaciers, and one of the most impressive sights to be found anywhere in the world. Overnight

  • Overnight: Franz Josef
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 8: Greymouth - Christchurch

After breakfast, Check out from the hotel we will continue our journey up the West Coast via Hokitika to Greymouth. Join the Tranz Alpine train at Grey mouth for a spectacular journey through gorges, river valleys and farmland plains before reaching Christchurch (coach passengers only). Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight

  • Overnight: Christchurch
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 9: Depart Christchurch

After Breakfast, You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight back to Home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
HOTELS
Heartland Hotel OR Similar - Queenstown
Alpine Glacier Motel OR Similar - Franz Josef
Heartland Hotel Cotswold OR Similar - Christchurch
HOTELS
Novotel Hotel OR Similar - Queenstown
Scenic Graham Wing OR Similar - Franz Josef
Chateau on The Park OR Similar - Christchurch
Cost Per Person
Cost based on Twin/Double Sharing Basis, Valid till 15th July to 31st October 2017
HOTELS USD 2722 (Twin/Double Sharing)
USD 3481 (Single Sharing)
HOTELS USD 3168 (Twin/Double Sharing)
USD 4170 (Single Sharing)

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