Escorted Tour

New Zealand Cherry Blossom ~ North & South Island

per person USD 3,999
HNLNZ/2022

Departure from Honolulu with air $3999.00 Departure from other city or meet group in Auckland $3099.00 Contact us for air from other cities for air arrangement. ItineraryFeature

Day 1: Sep 19 (Mon) Honolulu ~ Auckland Airport


02:35pm             

Depart Honolulu for Auckland by Hawaiian 445

 

Day 2: Sep 20 (Tue) Auckland Airport


09:45pm             

Arrive at Auckland Airport -Transfer to hotel by a chartered bus (6min. drive) after the formality   

10:45pm             

Arrive at the hotel                                                   

Accommodations at Naumi Hotel Auckland Airport or similar

 

 

Day 3: Sep 21 (Wed) Auckland Airport – Queenstown


Boxed Breakfast for early hotel departure

06:30am              

Leave for Auckland Airport by chartered bus                              

08:00am              

Leave for Queenstown by Air New Zealand 613 (1hr 50min)

09:45am              

Arrive at Queenstown Airport

Leave for sightseeing with commentary Driver by a chartered bus 

Enjoy Gibbson winery tour and tasting (including 3 wine tasting)

Garden has cherry trees and small cheese store, enjoy some free time                         

3 Course lunch at Gibbson Cave Winery

Stop in charming Arrow town for stroll, don’t miss out trying famous ice cream!

Brief stop in Lake Hayes and Bungy jump site

04:00pm              

Arrive at the hotel           

06:30pm             

Award winning Lamb dinner at Roaring Megs Restaurant (10min. walk from the hotel)                                   

Accommodations at Novotel Queenstown Lake side standard room or similar

                                                       *Cherry trees around the lake and the hotel

 

Day 4: Sep 22 (Thu) Queenstown (*Optinal tour for Doubtful Sound or Milford Sound available)


Breakfast at the hotel

Free at leisure – enjoy your free day in Queenstown. Try famous fergburger in town too!

Choose optional tours if you want to sign up on bottom of application form for your optional tour choice:

(Price is based NZD as of 1/14/2022, it may change due to exchange rate. It will be adjusted

if more than $5 difference)

Optional Tour     Milford Sounds with lunch box / USD $180.00 p.p. as of 1/14/2022

07:00am  Leave hotel

12:50am  Arrive in Milford Sound

Cruise (Due to pandemic, lunch box is provided)

World Heritage Fiordland National Park Cruise, enjoy pristine scenery of natural beauty

02:40pm  Leave for Queenstown

07:00pm  Arrive at Hotel

Optional Tour      Doubtful Sounds with lunch box / USD $240.00 p.p. as of 1/14/2022

06:55am Leave hotel

Drive across Lake Manapouri, over the breathtaking Wilmot Pass and
into the heart of Fiordland National Park. Enjoy the spectacular, remote wilderness of

2.45hr Doubtful Sounds cruise

05:40pm  Leave for Queenstown

08:15pm  Arrive in Queenstown 

Accommodations at Novotel Queenstown Lake side standard room or similar

 

Day 5: Sep 23 (Fri) Queenstown – Cromwell – Omarama – Mt. Cook National Park


Breakfast at the hotel

08:30am             

Leave for sightseeing with commentary driver by chartered bus

09:30am             

Stop at Mrs. Jones fruits shop in Cromwell– store is surrounded by cherry orchard        

Drive over Lindis path (elevation 3185feet)

-  due to high elevation, snow remains thorough out the year

11:45am            

Lunch at local restaurant – Smoke salmon

02:30pm            

Arrive at Mt. Cook National Park

Enjoy free time after hotel check in.

Stroll in National Park, visit Sir. Edmund Hillary Museum ($20 admission apply)

Dinner at Alpine Restaurant (buffet)

Accommodations at Hermitage Hotel Premier rom or similar

 

Day 6: Sep 24 (Sat) Mt. Cook National Park – Lake Tekapo - Christchurch


Breakfast at the hotel

08:30am             

Leave for sightseeing with commentary driver by chartered bus

09:50am             

Visit Lake Tekapo 2nd largest lake in North Island

11:30am              

Lunch at local restraint (menu T.B.A.)

02:30pm             

Enjoy Christchurch city tour - Visit Hagley Park, Mona Vail House, Cardboard Cathedral

05:30pm             

Arrive at the hotel

06:45pm              

Fine dining on the tram – 4 course menu, enjoy dinner and city view from the tram

Accommodations at Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch or similar

 

Day 7: Sep 25 (Fri) Christchurch - Auckland


Breakfast at the hotel

07:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with commentary driver by chartered bus

09:00am             

Leave for Auckland by Air New Zealand 530

10:25am              

Arrive in Auckland Airport – leave for the city with commentary driver by chartered bus

12:30pm             

Lunch at Daikoku Japanese restaurant

01:30pm             

Auckland city tour – mount Eden, Harbor Bridge sightseeing of American Cup

03:00pm              

Arrive at the hotel – enjoy free time on Queen Street or casino at the hotel

Accommodations at Sky City Hotel Premium Room or similar

 

Day 8: Sep 26 (Sat) Auckland – Waitomo - Rotorua


Breakfast at the hotel

08:00am             

Leave for sightseeing with commentary Driver by chartered bus 

10:00am             

Visit Waitomo Glow worm cave

12:30pm             

Lunch at Skyline Restaurant on top of Mr. Nongohata*cherry blossom spot

Enjoy exciting luge ride after lunch

Visit Tepuia Moari Village

03:30pm             

Arrive at the hotel - njoy Polynesian Spa across from the hotel before the dinner

06:30pm             

3 Course dinner at the hotel restaurant

Accommodations at Millennium Hotel Superior room or similar

 

Day 9: Sep 27 (Sun) Rotorua


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am              

Leave for sightseeing with commentary Driver by chartered bus 

Visit Agrodome for sheep show and farm tour & BBQ lunch at the farm

Stop at Lake Rotorua and Government Garden

03:00pm            

Return to the hotel

 – free time until dinner show, enjoy shopping at local mall 10min. walk from the hotel

06:00pm            

Leave for Mitai Maori Village for Maori Concert and dinner show

Accommodations at Millennium Hotel Superior room or similar

 

Day 10: Sep 28 (Mon) Rotorua – Matamata – Auckland


Breakfast at the hotel

09:00am              

Leave for sightseeing with commentary Driver by a chartered bus 

10:30am              

Enjoy Hobbiton Movie Set Tour – real size Lord of the ring movie set in the valley

12:00pm              

Lunch at Roseland restaurant (Choose from Beef, Chicken, fish and Mussels for main dish)

04:00pm             

Auckland city tour – charming boutique street Parnel Area, Savage Garde Domain,

Waterfront and Viaduct Harbour

06:00pm            

Arrive at the hotel-buffet dinner at Sky city Fortuna

Accommodations at Sky City Hotel Premium Room or similar

 

Day 11: Sep 29 (Tue) Auckland Airport – Honolulu Airport


Breakfast at the hotel

11:00am             

Check out the room – leave belongings at the bell desk until hotel departure time

06:30pm          

Enjoy night view of Sky Tower before dinner

Dinner at orbit restaurant on top of Sky Tower

08:00pm             

Leave for the airport

11:55pm              

Leave for Honolulu Airprot by Hawaiian 446

** Arrive back in Honolulu on same day at 9:45AM**   

 

Note: Air and Land Itinerary are subject to change.  Meal arrangement may change due to availability

CONTACT HONOLULU OFFICE FOR DETAIL:
808-979-0111


1.

Deposit and Final Payment:

A $500.00 non-refundable deposit per person will be required at the time of booking.

The remaining balance is due 100 days prior to departure. We will send you balance invoice.

If reservation is made less than 100 days prior to departure, full payment is due at time of booking.

If remaining balance of payment is not made within the above-required period of time, JTB USA, Inc. reserves the right to cancel reservations.

In case of voluntary cancellation, the deposit remains nonrefundable, but may be applied to any other tours.

 

2.

Cancellations and Changing Fees:  (Please read very carefully)

Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed bookings. Therefore, the following fees will apply:

 

Cancellation or any changes within:

* Up to 101days of departure                 $500 deposit non-refundable

* Within 100 days prior to departure:      100% of the total tour fee

*Any additional individual arrangement may not be refundable. Please check with our travel agents.

If the tour is cancelled due to changes in travel restrictions, the tour fee will be refunded to the customer minus any non-recoverable costs from vendors or air operators at the time of cancellation. No additional cancellation fees will be charged by JTB USA. 

 

 

 

3.

Participation:

For the benefit of everyone in your tour group, JTB USA, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any person as a tour participant, and to remove from the tour any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants.

 

We require a minimum of 20 participants to guarantee a tour.

JTB USA, Inc. will notify participants of any changes 100 days prior to departure.

We regret that our escorted tours will operate only when booked by a sufficient number of participants. We reserve the right to cancel any departure date that has insufficient demand. 

 

** There may be a possibility to operate tours with less than 20 participants.

     However, it may require changes from each original tour itinerary and price.

 

4.

Responsibility:

The tour participant agrees that neither JTB USA, Inc. nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damage, loss (including personal injury, death, and property loss) or expense occasioned by any act or omission of any supplier providing services, or any insurer or insurance administrator under the Travel Protection Plan, or of any other person, or any other situations beyond the control of JTB USA, Inc., including weather, natural disaster, war, civil unrest, and order of government or immigration regulations.

 

5.

We strongly advise that tour participants purchase the Optional Travel Insurance plans. Please ask one of our travel consultants for more information or contact:

* Optional Travel Insurance is Recommended *

 Travel Insured: https://www.travelinsured.com

Or call   1-800-243-3174  /  Office Number: 52919

 

6.

Rules and Restrictions

* Passengers with foreign passports (excluding U.S passports) may need to obtain visa

   Please contact us for more detail for visa information

* Seats are limited; please call at 808-979-0111 for reservations

* Price/Schedule is subject to change by Vendor

* Minimum 20 people are required

7.

** If you purchase this package as LAND ONLY please be aware that the Land Only designation includes hotels/meals/and sightseeing only. International air flights as well as transportation to/from airports are not included. New Zealand domestic air is included in land only applicants on this tour.

 

8.

Package includes the following

* Roundtrip international & Domestic airfare tax

   (Tax and surcharge may subject to change, will be adjusted if more than $10.00 difference)

* English speaking driver and chartered bus 9/20-21, 9/23-29

* 9 nights hotel accommodations in New Zealand

* Sightseeing in North & South Island, New Zealand

* Daily breakfast, 7 lunches and 7 dinners

* Tour escort from JTB USA

* Pre-departure luncheon meeting

* Only 1pc(50lb) check-in suitcase allowed for New Zealand Domestic flight

**** Land Onlyà Include New Zealand domestic airfare in tour price

 

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email reservation@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure ADL Single Supplement
09/19/2022 09/29/2022 Honolulu $ 3,999 $ 750
09/20/2022 09/29/2022 Auckland $ 3,099 $ 0
A $500.00 non-refundable deposit per person will be required at the time of booking Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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