15 days in New Zealand Itinerary

15 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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15 days in New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Auckland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Queenstown
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Wanaka
— Few hours
bus:  3​h 30​min
4
Franz Josef
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Wellington
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Taupo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Rotorua
— 1 night
8
Auckland
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Auckland

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
On the 26th (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland Central trip builder app .

Mumbai, India to Auckland Central is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Auckland Central is 6 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in February, you will find days in Auckland Central are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (72°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Auckland

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Queenstown

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
You've added Spas & Wellness, Speed Boats Tours, Skyline Queenstown, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 1st (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Queenstown travel route planner.

You can fly from Christchurch to Queenstown in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
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Speed Boats Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Spas & Wellness

few
hours
Wanaka

Wanaka
Situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the Otago region, Wanaka has become a popular ski and summer resort area, owing to its extensive views of the lake and its proximity to some of the best slopes in the country.
To find maps and other tourist information, refer to the Wanaka day trip planning site .

Getting from Queenstown to Wanaka by bus takes about 2.5 hours. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off toFranz Josef.

Things to do in Wanaka

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
nights
Franz Josef

Franz Josef ©
Located in the World Heritage Site that is home to its eponymous glacier, the town of Franz Josef provides a comfortable and welcoming rest spot for adventurers after a long day out on the ice.
Aoraki/Mt. Cook has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Aoraki/Mt. Cook, then trek along Moraine Walk, and then stroll through Gillespies Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Franz Josef tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Wanaka to Franz Josef takes 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Franz Josef

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fox Glacier, Aoraki/Mt. Cook
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Gillespies Beach ©
Gillespies Beach
Aoraki/Mt. Cook ©
Aoraki/Mt. Cook

2
nights
Wellington

Wellington ©
Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wellington Cable Car.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wellington trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Franz Josef to Wellington in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in March, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Taupo.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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ZEALANDIA Sanctuary ©
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary
Oriental Bay ©
Oriental Bay
Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car

1
night
Taupo

Taupo ©
The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
On the 7th (Thu), soothe aching muscles at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Taupo day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Wellington to Taupo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rotorua.

Things to do in Taupo

Spas Nature Parks
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Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort ©
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

1
night
Rotorua

Rotorua ©
Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Te Puia and then explore the striking landscape at Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rotorua trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Taupo to Rotorua in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Auckland Central.

Things to do in Rotorua

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Waimangu Volcanic Valley
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Waimangu Volcanic Valley ©
Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Te Puia ©
Te Puia

1
night
Auckland

Auckland
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Auckland Central trip maker tool .

You can drive from Rotorua to Auckland Central in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rotorua in March: highs in Auckland Central hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 66°F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Auckland

Tours Outdoors Parks
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