Today, begin your &39Spirit of New Zealand&39 tour. Arrive at Changi Airport in Singapore. You have time to explore the fabulous airport and go duty free shopping. In the evening, board your overnight flight to Christchurch, New Zealand. Day 2:
Upon arrival in Christchurch, our local representative will be
waiting at the airport to welcome you and to take you to Camelot Cathedral Hotel. En route, we take you on a panoramic city tour of Christchurch – lovingly called the Garden City of New Zealand. See the famous Gothic-style University building, drive past the city&39s beautiful parks and gardens. We stop at the Cashmere Hills for breathtaking views of Christchurch and Southern Alps. We then proceed to the International Antarctic Centre – an opportunity to come closest to experiencing this continent. Day 3:
After breakfast, we drive to the Christchurch station to board
the Tranz Alpine train, rated as one of the world&39s great scenic railway journeys. Enjoy your scenic ride over the Canterbury plains and farmland, followed by the spectacular gorges and river valleys of the Waimakariri River. Your train then climbs into the Southern Alps before descending through lush beech rain forest to the West Coast town of Greymouth. From Greymouth we proceed by coach to Fox Glacier. On arrival, we check in to the hotel Day 4:
After breakfast, we drive to the spectacular lakeside resort town
of Queenstown. You will be spell bound by the sheer natural beauty of this Alpine resort town, famous for its lakes, fjords, water sports and of course, Bungee Jumping. In the evening, check in to your hotel. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at A - Line Hotel or similar in Queenstown. Day 5:
After a buffet breakfast, we check out of the hotel and proceed
on a full-day trip to Milford Sound through the lush beech forests of Eglington Valley. We pass through Homer Tunnel and arrive at Milford Sound. Here we board our enchanting cruise (weather permitting) and enjoy the fjordland scenery of cascading waterfalls and lush green rain forest, clinging the mountains. The majestic presence of the magnificent Mitre Peak will leave you spellbound. With luck, you will see dolphins and penguins. Our scenic drive now takes you to the famous Glow Worm Caves. Take a boat ride on the underground river and visit the world-renowned Glow Worm Caves.
As your boat glides through the darkness, thousands of tiny glowworms light up the cave to give you an unforgettable experience. The delicate incandescence of thousands of tiny glowworms is a magical sight. Later, we proceed to Te Anau and check into the hotel. Enjoy a veg - non veg buffet Western dinner at your hotel. Day 6:
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and return to
Queenstown. On arrival, we take you on an orientation tour of Queenstown. See the famous sights of New Zealand’s most scenic city. Visit Arrowtown where you can leisurely browse through the main street&39s shops for a wide range of high quality New Zealand made merchandise. Rest of the day is free to enjoy the activities of this beautiful town on your own. Queenstown&39s reputation as the adventure capital of the world is well earned. You can choose to join in or watch the massive selection of safe, breathtaking activities. For the adventure lovers, there&39s bungee jumping, lake cruises, Jet boating, white water rafting and more. For the fun lovers, there are fabulous restaurants, nightspots and excellent shopping centers.
Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at A - Line Hotel or similar in Queenstown. Day 7:
After breakfast, we proceed to the airport to take our flight to
Rotorua. Our local representative will be waiting outside the airport to welcome you and to take you to Agrodome followed by a visit to Paradise Springs. At Agrodome, learn about the different breeds of New Zealand sheep. Watch a presentation on sheep shearing. Later, we visit the Te Puia Thermal Reserve, world famous for the &39healing waters&39 of its thermal spas. Here the molten heat of the earth, surfaces in boiling mud pools and steaming geysers. We then proceed to a Maori Village.
Meet the wonderful and colourful Maori people and learn about the culture. See master craftsmen at work in the Arts and Crafts Institute. See the famous New Zealand wooden artifacts being carved. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Park Heritage Hotel or similar in Rotorua. Day 8:
After an breakfast, we proceed to Auckland via the Mamaku
Hills. You will love the port city of Auckland with colorful yachts decorating its harbour and huge shopping malls. On arrival, we take you on a city tour of Auckland. See the Harbour Bridge and the War Memorial Museum. We also take you to the top of Sky Tower for a breathtaking view of Auckland. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Sky City Hotel or similar in Auckland. Day 9:
After a buffet breakfast, the morning is free to relax. Later, we
proceed to the airport for your flight to Singapore. On arrival at Changi Airport in Singapore, our local representative will be waiting outside the customs area to welcome you and to take you to your hotel. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Golden Landmark Hotel or similar in Singapore. Day 10:
After a buffet breakfast, the morning is free for shopping. Later we check out and drive you to the airport for your flight back home. It&39s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your Vits World World Famous Tour. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and any suggestions you may have for the future.