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NZ/FITNZ014 | 9 Night(s) Package

9 Nights Taste of the Lord of the Rings


Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and a short boat ride through the famous Glow-Worm grotto.
Take a tour to the rolling farmland of Matamata.- site of the Hobbiton.
See the Hobbit dwellings and hear the story how the set was created.
Tour Rotorua’s top attactions, Rainbow Spring - to see wildlife and trouts swimming in crystal clear waters, Agrodome – to enjoy an entertaining farm show and sheep shearing demonstration, and Te Puia Thermal Reserve – to see boiling mud pools, the Pohutu geyser and Maori culture.
Bus journey to Taupo and along the shore of the huge lake to spectacular Tongariro National Park comprising of massive active volcanoes and site of North Island’s ski fields.
Whole day tour to the LOTR film sites around Wellington.
Day excursion by bus to scenic Milford Sound. This is reputed as the prettiest drive in the country with amazing mountain scenery all the way.
Enjoy the cruise on the spectacular world famous fiord dominated by Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls. Have close up view of Mt Cook - the highest mountain in the country.

Inclusion


~ Choice of 10 nights accommodation (Standard or Premium) with daily breakfast.
~ Transfers, sightseeing and admission charges as specified on itinerary & below:
* Viaduct Basin
* Waterfront Drive
* Savage Memorial
* Parnell Village
* Waitomo Caves
* Glow-Worm grotto
* Mamaku Range
* Rainbow Spring
* Agrodome
* Farmland of Matamata (site of the Hobbiton,the staring scene in the LOTR trilogy)
* Tongariro National Park
* LOTR film sites
* River Anduin
* Hobbiton Woods
* Helms Deep and Rivendell
* Lake Te Anau
* Lake Wakatipu
* Fiordland National Park along Eglington Valley
* Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls
* Lake Whakatipu
* Mt Aspiring National Park
* Mt Cook National Park

ITINERARY (for reference only, subject to change without prior notice):-

DAY 1: Arrive Auckland

Meet and greet on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free # please check on surcharge if paxs require a 2hour panoramic tour along with the transfer.
DAY 2: Auckland-Waitomo-Hobbiton-Rotorua. (B)
Pick up by Great Sights bus and cross the rich Waikato farmland for Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and a short boat ride through the famous Glow-Worm grotto. See twinkling lights emitting from the ceiling like stars in a dark night. Take a tour to the rolling farmland of Matamata.- site of the Hobbiton, the staring scene in the LOTR trilogy.. See the Hobbit dwellings and hear the story how the set was created. Onto Rotorua after the tour.

DAY 3: Rotorua. (B)
Join Great Sights bus for morning tour of Rotorua’s top attractions – Rainbow Spring to see wildlife and trout swimming in crystal clear water, enjoy an entertaining farm show at Agrodome highlighting sheep farming industry with sheep shearing demonstration. At Te Puia Thermal Reserve., you will see boiling mud pools and the mighty Pohutu geyser. Be enthralled by the Maori culture of wood carving, flax weaving demonstration and the replicas of the Maori buildings here. Afternoon free at leisure.

DAY 4: Rotorua-Wellington. (B)
Bus journey to Taupo and along the shore of the huge lake to spectacular Tongariro National Park comprising of massive active volcanoes and site of North Island’s ski fields. From the barren land of this plateau, you descend North to the “Capital City”. Arrive Wellington by early evening. Meet and greet on arrival and transfer to your hotel.

DAY 5: Wellington. (B)
Whole day tour to the LOTR film sites around Wellington. Explore the city locations on Mt Victoria. Then to Weta Studios for guided tour seeing the physical side of the film production company and a short film showcasing the digital side of Weta. A LOTR themed lunch is included. Then off the Hutt valley, see River Auduin, Gardens of Isengard and setting of Rivendall. Also see the location where Helms Deep and Minas Tirith were filmed.

DAY 6: Wellington / Queenstown. (B)
Morning fly Wellington / Queenstown. (airfare excluded). Free day in Queenstown for optional activities.

DAY 7: Milford Sound Day Excursion. (B)
Day excursion by bus to scenic Milford Sound. Follow the Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden and then onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter Fiordland National Park along Eglington Valley and travel through Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sounds. This is reputed as the prettiest drive in the country with amazing mountain scenery all the way. Enjoy the cruise on the spectacular world famous fiord dominated by Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls. Retrace the journey back to Queenstown.

DAY 8: Queenstown. (B)
Take a Dart River Wilderness Safari tour. Travel along the scenic shore of Lake Whakatipu to Glenorchy. A 4-wheel drive into high country farmland and Mt Aspiring National Park. A short walk through the forest to the wide tussock covered Dart River basin and you will confront with ‘Paradise’, the scene in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Board a jetboat for a thrilling ride back to Glenorchy to rejoin your transport to Queenstown.

DAY 9: Queenstown - Mt Cook – Christchurch. (B)
Bus journey to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park travel through the Central Otago region to Lake Pukaki and Mount Cook National Park Village. Set at the foothill of the alps, you have a close up view of Mt Cook - the highest mountain in the country. Descend the mountain range to arrive in Christchurch in the evening.

DAY 10: Depart Christchurch. (B)
Pick-up and transfer to the airport by shuttle service

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
Hobbiton Tour Surcharge
1) To include Hobbiton tour en-route from Auckland-Waitomo-Rotorua: Adult - USD 61 Child - USD 31
2) To include Hobbiton tour to and from Rotorua: Adult - USD 76 Child - USD 38
3) To include Hobbiton tour en-route from Rotorua to Auckland (afternoon): Adult - USD 35 Child - USD 17


Important Notes


~ Minimum of two persons ~ Valid for travel to be completed by 30Sep'18. ~ Itinerary is for your reference only and subject to final confirmation. ~ Confirmation is subject to room and seats availability. ~ Strict cancellation policy applies once booking is confirmed. ~ Price for child is valid when travelling with adult sharing one room and using existing bedding. ~ Price excludes airport taxes, security tax and other applicable surcharges. ~ Payment may be made in US Dollars or PH Pesos cash over the counter or bank deposit. ~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package.

~ Hotel surcharge is applicable during special events dates. Please inquire upon booking.

TRAVEL START DATE


Choose your hotel room
Room Type
Hotel Rating
Adult
Child

Passenger(s) Bedding and Room(s)

Remarks


Room Type 9 Nights Taste of the Lord of the Rings
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 1A1C 2A1C
2017-10-10 ~ 2018-09-30
Standard 3710 2700 2650 2430 1620
Premium 4160 2920 2770 2630 1750
PRICE PER PERSON IN USD

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
Hobbiton Tour Surcharge
1) To include Hobbiton tour en-route from Auckland-Waitomo-Rotorua: Adult - USD 61 Child - USD 31
2) To include Hobbiton tour to and from Rotorua: Adult - USD 76 Child - USD 38
3) To include Hobbiton tour en-route from Rotorua to Auckland (afternoon): Adult - USD 35 Child - USD 17