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FITNZ014 | 9 Night(s) Package

9 Nights Taste of Lord of the Rings


Are you a Lord of the Rings fan? This is the package for you!!
Tour the rolling farmland of Matamata - site of the Hobbiton. See the Hobbit dwellings and hear the story how the set was created. This is an unforgettable trip for the LOTR fanatic plus see what the beautiful North Island of New Zealand can showcase! This is it, my Precious!

Inclusion


Auckland / Rotorua / Wellington / Queenstown / Christchurch
~ Choice of 10 nights accommodation (Standard or Premium) with daily breakfast.
~ Transfers, sightseeing and admission charges as specified on itinerary:
* Waitomo Caves
* Glow-Worm Grotto
* Hobbiton - Matamata
* Rainbow Spring
* Agrodome
* Te Puia Thermal Reserve - Pohutu Geyser
* Tongariro National Park
* Wellington - "Capital City"
* LOTR film sites
* Mt Victoria
* Weta Studios
* Hutt Valley
* River Auduin, Gardens of Isengard, Rivendall
* Helms Deep and Minas Tirith
* Lake Wakatipu
* Lake Te Anau
* Fiordland National Park along Eglington Valley
* Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls
* Dart River Wilderness Safari Tour
* Mt Aspiring National Park
* Christchurch
* Mt Cook National Park
* Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook National Park Village

ITINERARY

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 2 hour panoramic tour along with the transfer.

DAY 2: Auckland-Waitomo-Hobbiton-Rotorua (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
Morning fly Wellington / Queenstown (airfare excluded). Free day in Queenstown for optional activities.

DAY 7: Milford Sound Day Excursion (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
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 (Breakfast)
Pick-up and transfer to the airport by shuttle service

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)

REGIONSTANDARDPREMIUM
AucklandAuckland City HotelCrowne Plaza Hotel
RotoruaIbis HotelMillennium Hotel
WellingtonBay Plaza HotelJames Cook Grand Chancellor
QueenstownAspen QueenstownMillennium Hotel
ChristchurchElms HotelCrowne Plaza


Important Notes


~ Minimum of two persons.
~ Valid for travel to be completed by 30 September 2019.
~ 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 2 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)


~ Hotel surcharge is applicable during special events dates or peak season. 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 Lord of the Rings
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 2A1C
2018-10-01 ~ 2019-09-30
Standard 3599 2569 2438 1542
Premium 4002 2784 2627 1670
PRICE PER PERSON IN USD

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)