Australia with New Zealand
Day 01: (Australia – Melbourne)
Arrive Melbourne in the morning & after immigration pick-up by coach – we take a delightful tour around the city of Melbourne. See its landmarks, gardens, buildings and shopping spots. Visit the Melbourne Cricket Stadium sports complex (photo Stop). See Parliament House, Rod Laver Arena, Flinders Street Station, Young & Jackson’s Hotel & St. Patrick’s Cathedral. See the famous Shrine of Remembrance, an amazing War Memorial. Travel past Port Phillip Bay, Yarra River & the Arts Centre. After Lunch, we check-in into the Hotel / rest. Dinner and overnight in Melbourne. ( Meal – Lunch, Dinner)
Day 02: (Melbourne – Great Ocean Route)
Breakfast at hotel; Experience one of the world’s most breath-taking coastal drives. The journey along the Great Ocean Road features stunning ocean views, huge cliffs, raging surf, tranquil bays, towering rock stacks, lush rainforests, laidback coastal towns and maritime villages. Discover the dramatic and rugged splendour of Twelve Apostles. Drive pass the Otways National Parks & Port Campbell National Parks. Ex lunch, continue Great Ocean Road Tour before returning to Melbourne. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 03: (Australia – Cairns)
Early morning transfer to Melbourne Airport for flight departing for CAIRNS. Pick up by coach & Transfer to Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises. Green Island is a Marine National Park with unique rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life. Semi Submarine ride to view the corals & Marine life is included.FREE choice of snorkelling gear or a Glass bottom boat. Evening back to Cairns & Drive to Cairns Evening free for enjoying the night life of Cairns. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 04: (Australia – Cairns – Sydney) (B, L, D)
Morning Breakfast and we transfer to the dense Kuranda Rain Forest. The Sky-rail Cableway experience spans 7.5 kms over Australia’s pristine tropical rainforests. You’ll glide just metres above the rainforest canopy before descending through the canopy layers and deep into the heart of the forest at Skyrail’s two rainforest mid-stations for the ultimate tropical rainforest experience. Guided walks with expert Rangers are the highlights of this visit. Thereafter we visit the RFS for a 45 minute rainforest tour by Army Duck – these historical Amphibious vehicles which hold up to 30 passengers and uses a 6 wheel drive, propeller and rudder. Our knowledgeable Duck Captain will identify and explain fascinating plants and wildlife as you pass by before splashing into the lake for a cruise with more wildlife to be seen. Transfer to Cairns Airport for flight to Sydney. Arrive Sydney and enjoy the beautiful lights on this evening city. Sydney Towers takes you to the highest point above Sydney for breath-taking 360-degree views of our beautiful harbour city. Plus your ticket to the top includes 4D Show. The engaging film experience is taken to the fourth dimension with evocative in-theatre effects including wind, bubbles and fire – a perfect way to get to know the inspiring city of Sydney. Then transfer to our Hotel; overnight at Sydney. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 05: (Australia – Canberra)
Breakfast. Today we visit the capital City of Australia – Canberra. We travel via a quaint village of Berrima To visit Mt. Ainslie for breath-taking views of Canberra City. Thereafter we visit the National Museum of Australia followed by guided tour of Parliament House. View the upper or lower house of parliament (when in session). Also an orientation visit of Captain Cook Memorial Fountain, the National Library and the High Court, the bell tower & the ANZACs War Memorial. Evening return back to Sydney. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 06: (Australia – Sydney)
Breakfast. We take a City tour starting with Australia’s most famous Sydney Opera Theatre – See inside the world’s most recognisable sails. Our guides will take you on an emotional journey, engrossing you in a story to rival any opera plot with its dramatic twists & turns. Then we commence Blue Mountains Tour. Upon arrival at Blue Mountains, take a tour of Katoomba & Visit Echo Point to see the 3 SISTER Rock Formation. The Blue Mountains was declared a World Heritage park and was nominated for its outstanding natural values, including the biodiversity of its plant and animal communities, its vegetation, which is dominated by Australia’s unique eucalypts, and for the beauty of its natural landscapes. We take the SKYWAY for spectacular view of Katoomba water Falls, Travel Scenic Railway & Back to the Top by Cable way. Late noon we Visit the Feather-dale Wildlife Park – cuddle the Koalas & play with the Kangaroos. Late evening, transfer back to Sydney and halt. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 07: (New Zealand – Auckland)
Breakfast and we transfer to Airport for flight to Auckland. Lunch on board. Arrive Auckland Airport, immigration & custom formalities – we visit Auckland Sky Tower. Admission includes to the main observation deck of Sky Tower. Sky Tower – The Sky Tower which at 328 metres high offers a clear view towards the Pacific Ocean as well as of the city of Auckland. Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium showcases over 30 live animal exhibits in spectacular habitat displays, including the world’s largest Antarctic Penguin colony and amazing underwater viewing tunnels, fantastic Animal Adventures offer unique and thrilling ‘up close’ underwater encounters with huge sharks. Indian Dinner and transfer to your best class Hotel. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 08: (New Zealand – Coromandel bay)
Breakfast – we then proceed to Coromandel which is just about 02 hours from AKL – is one of New Zealand’s best-loved vacation destinations. The rugged volcanic hills are cloaked in native rainforest, and with more than 400 kilometres of spectacular coastline, be assured of finding the beach of your dreams. A 20 minute walk will bring you to the white sands and arches of Cathedral Cove. It’s an idyllic place to swim, snorkel, Picnic or simply relax under the Pohutukawa trees. Thereafter we visit the famous Hot Water Beach, the only of its kind in the world. Overnight at Coromandel. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 09: (New Zealand – Rotorua)
Breakfast. Depart for Waitomo. Stop at the sensational Waitomo Caves, the glow worm adorned environment will provide some very intriguing sightseeing. Over your 45 minute guided tour, you’ll take in the spectacular Glow-worm Cave with its majestic and ornate cave decorations, the deep limestone shaft known as the Tomo & the equally magnificent Cathedral. Your tour guide will deliver an informative and entertaining commentary, sharing stories, cultural legends and the natural wonders of this living masterpiece. Your visit concludes with a brief, yet remarkably moving, boat trip through the Glow-worm Grotto. Then visit Whakarevareva thermal reserve. where History is carved, woven into meeting houses, canoes, weapons and jewellery. Enjoy the Special Maori Cultural Performance – a spectacular event. You also experience the wonders of the thermal area by stepping into an ancient valley where geysers, mud pools, boiling waters still play after 40,000 years. Overnight at Rotorua. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 10: (New Zealand – Rotorua // Christchurch)
Breakfast. Agrodome Sheep Show (one hour) is an exciting and informative insight into agriculture in New Zealand. It is including an introduction to our 19 breeds of sheep, sheep shearing demonstration, lively Auction, noisy Huntaway dogs & the quiet Strong-eye dog demonstrations, cow milking & lamb feeding opportunities. Depart Rotorua to Auckland. We visit Hamilton – the education Hub of New Zealand. Visit the famous Hamilton Gardens located along the Waikato river. These gardens present the theme of ‘the story of gardens’ and are divided into the Paradise, Productive, Fantasy, Cultivar and Landscape garden collections. They also have an Indian Section with the Moghul Gardens theme!! Evening we fly to Christchurch. Dinner & Overnight at Christchurch. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 11: (New Zealand – Lake Tekapo region)
Breakfast. Visit The Antarctic Attraction – (Admission to Antarctic Attraction, Little Blue Penguins, Hagglund Ride and the 4D Show). Very few people have the opportunity to experience the awesome and magical beauty of Antarctica first-hand. Feel the chill of winter and watch daylight return as the Antarctic summer approaches after four months of darkness. Visit the Mona Vale, then up to the Sign of Takahe view Point & then over the Port Hills.Lunch and Depart for alpine region of Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo is part of a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve, making it the perfect spot for stargazing. We visit the Church of the Good Shepherd & enjoy the most beautiful scenery and the remarkable turquoise coloured lake to the mountainous drama of the Southern Alps. Evening free to explore the Mackenzie region of the New Zealand Alps. Evening stay at Twizel / Lake Tekapo Region. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 12: (New Zealand – Queenstown)
Early Breakfast and we visit the Helipad for a lifetime Helicopter experience over the Glaciers of Mount Cook. Snow Landing for about 05 minutes. (this activity is weather permitting). Transfer to Queenstown. En-route we visit Mrs. Jones’s Cromwell fruit Orchards. QUEENSTOWN – is the South Island’s most popular resort, set alongside the shores of Lake Wakatipu, under the gaze of the Remarkables Ranges. Local story has it, that the gold Prospectors of the 19th century pronounced the town as “fit for any Queen”, and so she was called Queenstown.Enjoy a Skyline Gondola ride from the summit of Bob’s Peak where you can enjoy panoramic views of Queenstown & Lake Wakatipu. Stay at our best class hotel in Queenstown. Evening free on the beautiful Lake Wakatipu. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 13: (New Zealand – Queenstown)
Breakfast. Depart Queenstown for Milford Sound day trip. You’ll experience the world famous fiord – rich in rainforest, glacier carved valleys and beautiful waterfalls. Uncover Eglinton Valley, take photos of the stunning Mirror lakes and travel through the Homer tunnel drilled through solid rock. On arrival at the Milford Wharf, board your Real Journeys vessel for your Milford Sound Cruise. The cruise takes in the length of Milford Sound, and offers excellent viewing of waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife. Indian lunch is included on board. After cruise return coach journey to Queenstown. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 14: (New Zealand – Queenstown)
Breakfast. Queenstown sightseeing – Shotover Jet Boat Ride. ** Minimum height: 01 metre. From the moment the accelerator hits the floor your adrenaline hits the roof as you speed in mere centimetres of water along the famous Shot-over River and deep into the spectacular Shot-over River Canyons. It’s an amazing ride, as the Shot-over Canyon walls tower over you, your expert driver puts your ‘Big Red’ through its paces and skilfully whips the Jet Boat past rocky outcrops, skims around crags and boulders, and speeds through the narrow canyons. Following your jet boat ride we visit the Lake Hayes, AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping Bridge, Historic Arrow-town, etc before you embark on one of the most scenic Journeys in New Zealand – The alpine region of Franz Josef Glaciers. Late evening arrive this beautiful town. Overnight at Glacier region. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 15: (New Zealand – Tranz Alpine – Christchurch) (B, L, D)
Breakfast. We transfer by the beautiful Tasmanian coastal road to the small town of Greymouth. Here we will board the Tranz Alpine Scenic Railway, often regarded to be one of the world’s great train journeys for the scenery through which it passes. The journey is 223 kilometres (139 mi) one-way, taking almost five hours. There are 16 tunnels and four viaducts, with the Staircase Viaduct being 75 metres (246 ft) high. Late evening we arrive Christchurch. Dinner & Overnight at Christchurch. (Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 16: (New Zealand – India)
Morning at leisure. Early morning – we check-out & Transfer to Christchurch Airport to board Flight to Mumbai via Australia / Singapore. Arrive Mumbai. After immigration – complimentary transfer to Pune. Tour concludes. (Meal – Breakfast)
- Pune Mumbai Pune transfers
- Economy Class Air Ticket from Mumbai & all internal air ticket
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Sightseeing Entry Charges, Guide Fees.
- All transfers and sightseeing by 2 x 2 A/C Luxury Coach. (seating on rotation basis)
- Services of trained Tour Manager from India.
- All sightseeing with entry tickets
- Australia & New Zealand Tourist Visa
- Travel InsuranceA Complimentary Travel Kit (Travel Adaptor, shopping Bag , Cap , Passport Pouch , Snacks , Tea / Coffee Sachet)
- GST of 5.00% over and above the Tour Cost mentioned.
- Any increase in Airfare, Visa fees, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability Of new taxes from Govt.
- Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangements which may Come in to effect prior to departure Any extra expense such as route change, Airline change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeuere circumstances during the tour.
- Anything which is not mentioned above
Group Tour Departure Dates:
1) 09 Oct to 25 Oct 2019
2) 07 Dec to 23 Dec 2019
Price – Rs.3,95,000/-*Per Adult on Twin Sharing Basis.
- Cancellations received 30 days (or more) of departure will incur a penalty of 25% package per person.
- Cancellations received within 30 days of departure will incur a penalty of 50% package per person.
- Cancellations received within 15 days of departure will incur a penalty of 100% package per person.
- If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated hereunder.
- Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation
- Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
- Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
- Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
- Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary are subject to availability.
- There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
- Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
- Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.
- Itinerary is subject to change.