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Tour Itinerary

DAY 0 : DEPART BANGALORE

Meals

Assemble at the Bangalore International Airport. Meet and Greet by Benchmark Tour Manager. Proceed onto check in & immigration process. After clearing the immigration, board the Singapore Airlines flight to Auckland Via Singapore departing from Bangalore.

DAY 1: ARRIVE AUCKLAND

Meals Lunch Dinner

  • "Haere Mai"  Welcome to Auckland - the City of Sails - Arrive in Auckland
  • Meet and assist
  • Board the coach and transfer to the Indian restaurant for lunch,
  • Post lunch, transfer to hotel
  • Arrive hotel and check in
  • After freshen up and relax, visit Sky city – Auckland City Tower, at 328 meters the Sky Tower. Visit offers views in every direction.
  • Dinner at Tower Restaurant (International Set Menu).
  • Overnight stay at Auckland.
DAY 2: AUCKLAND – WAITOMO (3 HRS) – ROTORUA

Meals Lunch Dinner

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out and Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to the cave area of Waitomo.
  • Cave tour at Waitomo.
  • Indian Inspired Buffet at Roselands Farm & Garden Restaurant SET MENU (not cooked by Indians).
  • WAITOMO - ROTORUA Approx travel time 2 ¾ hours.
  • Travel over the Mamaku Ranges to the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua.
  • Arrive Rotorua, and check in hotel.
  • After freshen up, visit Te Puia Geothermal Reserve (60 mins guided tour) to view the boiling mud pools and cascading Pohutu geyser and see local Maori carvers in action.
  • Dinner at outside Indian restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at Rotorua.
DAY 3: ROTORUA - AUCKLAND

Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out and drive to Auckland, at leisure through the lush Waikato region.
  • Arrive Auckland and have Lunch at the Indian restaurant.
  • Post lunch, enjoy the City Tour of Auckland.
  • Evening check in to the hotel.
  • Dinner at Indian restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at Auckland.
DAY 4: AUCKLAND - QUEENSTOWN

Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Breakfast at hotel,
  • Check out early morning and transfer to the airport to board the Air New Zealand Flight NZ 0615 at 0930 hrs to Queenstown,
  • Arrive Queenstown at 1125 hrs.
  • On arrival, meet your driver, and transfer to board the Jet Boat for the thrilling ride (30 mins)
  • Transfer to Gondola ride point and Buffet Lunch at Skyline Queenstown SET MENU
  • WESTERN NO INDIAN DISHES It is a short 5 - minute walk from downtown Queenstown to the Gondola Base at Brecon Street.
  • Take a cable car ride to the summit of Bob’s Peak. The best views in the region are found here spread out in a spectacular 220 - degree panorama, with breath taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables mountain range and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks. It is truly magnificent and awe-inspiring!
  • Enjoy buffet lunch at one of Queenstown's most spectacular locations.
  • Check in to the hotel, evening free to relax.
  • Dinner at Indian restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at Qweenstown.
Day 5: QUEENSTOWN - MILFORD SOUND - QUEENSTOWN

Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Proceed 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 Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound.

MILFORD SOUND

  • Scenic Cruise with buffet Lunch.
  • A full - length cruise of Milford Sound in modern, purpose-built vessels offers magnificent views of the Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls. Commentaries are provided in several languages. Lunch included on this cruise.
  • In the evening return back to Queenstown hotel.
  • Dinner at the Indian restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at Queenstown.


DAY 6 : QUEENSTOWN - WANAKA - FRANZ JOSEF

Meals Breakfast

QUEENSTOWN - GLACIER REGION

  • QUEENSTOWN - WANAKA Approx travel time 2 hours There are two driving routes available for travelling between Queenstown and Wanaka. The shortest route to Wanaka is over the Crown Range Road (approximately 1 hour). This route must always be checked for access during the winter months. Via the more conservative and longer route, enjoy a pleasant scenic drive following the Shotover and Clutha Rivers.
  • Wanaka

Puzzling World COMBO Admission

Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World is a unique attraction specialising in puzzling eccentricity, "modern-styled" Great Maze, incredible Illusion Rooms, a Puzzle Centre/Café, large Gift Shop and eccentric architecture and oddities. Open daily from 8.30 am. Last admission times are 5.30 pm inSummer and 5.00 pm in Winter.

  • Lunch at local Indian Restaurant.
  • WANAKA - GLACIER REGION Approx travel time 5 hours.
  • Travel past Lake Hawea via Makaroa. to the Haast Pass. Although lower then the other alpine passes, Haast is the mightiest, surrounded by high peaks and forests, with many waterfalls visible from the highway. Continue north to the West Coast Glacier Region.
  • Arrive Franz Josef in the evening.
  • Check in hotel.
  • Dinner at the Indian restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at Franz Josef.
DAY 7: FRANZ JOSEF – CHRISTCHURCH (VIA GREYMOUTH)

Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Early morning, enjoy the helicopter ride, (10 MINS)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • After breakfast, check out and drive to Christchurch,
  • Indian lunch at Greymouth,
  • Arrive Christchurch in the evening,
  • Check in hotel, dinner at Indian restaurant,
  • Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 8: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH

Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out depart to the airport to board the flight to India with happy memories.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions
  • Return airfare based on economy class on Singapore Airlines
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Auckland based on double sharing basis
  • 01 - night accommodation in Rotorua based on double sharing basis
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Queenstown based on double sharing basis
  • 01 - night accommodation in Franz Josef Glacier region based on double sharing basis
  • 01 - night accommodation in Christchurch based on double sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast at hotel
  • 01 Set Western Buffet Dinner at Fortuna Restaurant Sky city at Auckland
  • 07 lunches and 06 dinner at outside Indian restaurant (Including 2 Gala Dinners with free flow of beer, soda, soft drinks, 2+2 veg and non veg snacks)
  • All Sightseeing entrances and Transfers as per the Itinerary
  • New Zealand Domestic Flight from Auckland to Queenstown on Air New Zealand
  • New Zealand Visa charges
  • Tour is based on private chartered coach throughout with English Speaking Driver
  • All Airport Transfers at Destination on Private Basis
  • 500ML X2 Water Bottle per person / per day
  • Services of Benchmark Tour Manager
  • All currently applicable hotel and airport taxes
Exclusions
  • Govt. service tax of 5% is applicable on total billing (GST will be applicable as per Govt regulation)
  • Anything not mentioned in the Cost Highlights/ inclusions column
  • Any meal not mentioned in above inclusions 
  • Any Camera Charges which are applicable at any sightseeing place.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, porter age. 
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any sightseeing not mentioned in itinerary
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • If the payment is through Credit Card, extra charges 2.5% on the total billing.
  • Peak season supplement charges if any applicable.

Tour Info

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • The hotels and services as mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation. Rates may change in case of any changes in hotel, transport Airlines cost, government taxes or entrance fees.
  • The airfares are dynamic and subject to change and availability. We will be able to confirm the exact airfare only once the tickets are issued…any fare difference is to be borne by the client 
  • Surcharges may be applicable over and above the holiday price for the requested period. The same will be advised at the time of booking or prior to confirmations.
  • Universal hotel check-in time is between 02.00 pm-03.00 pm and Check-out time is between 10.00 am-12.00 noon depending upon the Hotel / Resort
  • The above given rates are valid for Indian Nationals only
  • Note: Coach used for transfers & sightseeing will be provided only as per itinerary and not at disposal. (In case you require Private transfers, the same can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Passenger Names (as per passport) of the travelers must be provided 45 days prior departure
  • BENCHMARK shall confirm the booking against the payment policy listed below.  The Cheque / Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “Benchmark Incentive & Leisure Travels Pvt. Ltd.” payable at Bangalore. The balance could be settled prior to Departure.
  • Benchmark will make sure that your Malaysia holiday tour will be memorable with this complete Malaysia tour & travel package. All the places to visit in Malaysia is mentioned here.

PAYMENT POLICY

  • 50% of the total tour cost is to be made in advance to process/ confirm the bookings.
  • Balance 50% payment to be received 30 working days prior to departure date.
  • For booking during peak season we will require full advance payment to enable us to confirm the reservations. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 100% retention charges applicable in case of any amendments/ cancellation if travel dates are during peak season / trade fairs.

AIR TICKET CANCELLATION POLICY

  • The change/cancellation fees vary based on airlines rules and currency conversion rates. For exact cancellation/change fee, please do call us.
  • Partly utilized and No-Show tickets cannot be cancelled.
  • Seat Guarantee: - Subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Domestic ticket is completely Non-Refundable.

HOTEL CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Standard Check-In time is 2 pm and Check-Out time is 0800 am. Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and the hotel might charge you extra for it.
  • Dates                                                          Cancellation
  • Until 60 days before departure              5% Cancellation Charges
  • Until 45 days before departure             50% Cancellation charge
  • Until 30 days before departure             100% Cancellation charge
  • For Hotel change/cancellation fee, vary based on hotel rules and currency conversion rates. For exact cancellation/change fee, please call us.
  • Children aged 12 years or above years are fully charged.
  • In case of No Show at the hotel, entire amount will be charged.
  • Hotels may charge a mandatory meal surcharge on festive periods e.g. Christmas, New Year's Eve, Trade Fairs etc... The additional charges (including mandatory meal surcharges) need to be Borne by the client or can be paid by the client directly at the hotel.
  • Refunds if any shall be processed within 20 Working Days, from the date of request.

BANK DETAILS:


VISA DOCUMENTATION: Assistance & Details will be provided by Team Benchmark.

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