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Introducing Auckland

The Auckland region encompasses the city with gorgeous surrounding towns and landscapes. Lush green suburbs or skyscrapers Auckland has the best of all. The city is much like canvas on which you can paint memories you will cherish. All thanks to its geological location and modern infrastructure there is no end to what you can explore from the lush mountains to the sky tower it has a lot more to offer. Auckland is filled with natural beauty so whether you are avid thrill seeker, nature lover, or an art New Zealand’s large city is sure to keep you captivated. Explore this fairy tale destination with our New Zealand tour packages. 

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

During summers the warm temperatures mean that the entire city is out and about, the parks and gardens are lush and colorful, and weather throughout the day remains pleasant. This is also ideal time to visit the beaches because of its clear skies and good visibility ensures that viewpoints such as sky tower are fully operational as well. 

Auckland has very humid months and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January and the most humid month is July. Wind in Auckland is usually moderate. Fall in Auckland is gorgeous; it’s one of the best times to visit this soulful destination. Summer is the busiest time to visit Auckland as weather is pleasant which will surely add a charm to your trip. Be a part of this beautiful city with our International tour packages. 

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History & Culture

Auckland was first settled by the Maori individuals in around 1350. The Maori built terraced pa (strengthened towns) on the volcanic pinnacles of the territory at that point known as Tamaki Makau Rau. Because the cape is thin—around eight kilometers wide with Mount Eden and One Tree Hill at its tightest point—the zone had incredible vital characteristics. The isthmus likewise had profoundly beneficial soils giving agrarian chances. The two harbors gave various seafood. 

In 1840, subsequent to acquiring the 3,000 section of land fragment from the Ngati Whatua, Auckland appeared as a British local settlement. The primary representative, Lieutenant William Hobson, picked the site as the capital of New Zealand.

The culture of Auckland is a mix of the wonderful customs and traditions with impacts from the Pacific Islands, Europe and Asia. The tremendous substitute populace keeps the vibe of the city crisp and buzzing. Music is a huge piece of the culture of New Zealand and the equivalent can be seen in Auckland. There are unrecorded music indicates occurring as the week progressed. Different celebrations of expressions and culture like the light celebration, Auckland Heritage Festival are additionally celebrated. The sub bunches sort out and praise the celebrations of their nations also. The general population is extremely enthusiastic about sports, especially cricket, rugby and netball.

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Geography

Auckland has a populace of over 1.2 million, which is moving toward 33% of New Zealand's whole populace. Auckland City lies between the Hauraki Gulf of the Pacific Ocean toward the east, the low Hunua Ranges toward the south-east, the Manukau Harbor toward the south-west, and the Waitakere Ranges near the west and north-west. 

Auckland is one of the few cities in the world of urban communities on the planet to have harbors on two separate waterways. The focal piece of the urban zone of Auckland covers a thin isthmus between the Manukau Harbor on the Tasman Sea, and the Waitemata Harbor on the Pacific Ocean. 

Auckland's astonishing topography and warm, moist atmosphere has enlivened a way of life that is consistently positioned on the earth’s best ten. In simply 30 minutes you can be anyplace: cruising to an island, trekking through the rainforest, picnicking on a fountain of liquid magma, examining wines at a vineyard or meandering a wild, dark sand surf shoreline. Auckland's format makes it simple to bounce rapidly starting with one subject then onto the next.

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Things to Do in Auckland

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Pasta is one such delicacy which has rapidly attained popularity among people of all provinces and ages. Imagine you could recreate this delicious recipe in the confines of your home whenever the craving strikes. This is where the pasta making workshops of Auckland will serve as a boon for you. A number of restaurants here offer special pasta making workshops which not only teaches you to make pasta, but train you in making pasta that is quite similar to that of restaurants. As you get to learn from the experts with the best of condiments, it is a unique experience in itself. They not only teach you to cook, but also select the best of ingredients, mix, knead, and roll the pasta and then move on to the sauce part. 
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On every holiday, we wish to experience something which will be etched in our minds for as long as we live. Hence if you ever plan to visit New Zealand, your trip will be incomplete if you don't include the Waitomo Glowworm Cave in your travel itinerary. This world-renowned site attracts local as well as visitors from all across the globe. You can find thousands of tiny glowworms residing here in the comfort of the caves. The expert guide shows you around in such a manner that you can make the most of the beauty of these organisms in a totality. The best way to witness this beauty is by taking a boat ride under thousands of splendid glowworms.
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Walk The Pink Path
Auckland has developed such exquisite architecture that it never fails to intrigue its visitors. One such creation which any other country of the world has failed to think about is this attractive pink path created by Auckland which will surely catch your eye. The Pink Path which is also fondly known as the Light Path is basically a cycle way which is used as a path for cycling as well as a pedestrian path. As the name already suggests, this path is actually absolutely bright pink in color which adds another charm in itself. It has been declared as a bold yet award-winning piece of architecture in all of New Zealand.
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The highlight of any well developed city is the skyline which one gets to witness. And in order to make the most of such a view, one needs to experience the same from a different altitude altogether. To make sure that all its tourists enjoy the skyline, Auckland had constructed the Sky Tower. Unlike other such watch towers of various cities in the world, apart from the usual observation or fancy dinners at a height, the Sky Tower also offers the facility of jumping off this extravagant building.
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Go on a Whale Watching Cruise
Another great way to take in the uniqueness of a holiday destination is the flora and fauna of the given place as it is almost impossible to attain the same at another spot in a natural manner. Auckland is mainly known for the presence of the whale fish in its natural habitat. Due to its humongous size, the sighting of whale is considered to be an experience worth having. Along with this majestic animal, you can also enjoy the sighting of the very popular dolphin species. You can experience all of this that too on a cruise. The Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari organize whale and dolphin watching cruise that starts off from the coast of Auckland and lasts for duration of about 4.5 hours. 
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Try Zorbing in Rotorua
It is extremely impressive to know that even though New Zealand is a small country, yet it has some of the biggest thinkers. In the year of 1995, it came up with the Zorbing Park which was a big deal at that time and it still is. This is because with the passing times, this Zorbing park in Rotorua kept updating itself with new attractions as well. This park turned out to be the very first globe riding operation for the sole purpose of entertainment in the entire world. Imagine the surge of excitement you would feel when you roll down the hill in a giant ball made of plastic.
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Watch the sunset from Mt Eden
Even though sunsets are a sign that a day is coming to an end, there is something about the beauty of this natural phenomenon which mesmerizes us all. And the best way to enjoy this beauty in Auckland is by witnessing it from the grand Mt Eden. This mountain is mainly dominated by a volcanic peak called Maungawhau which is surrounded by hiking trails on all sides.
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Packages & Recommendations

Tour Name
Trip Type
Month/Validity
Included Cities
Price Per Adult
Naturally New Zealand
9 Nights / 10 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N)
... Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 167,450
Onwards
Amazing Australia
6 Nights / 7 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Sep
Included Cities
Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N)
... Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 129,910
Onwards
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N)
... Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (4N) - Mount Cook Village (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 113,960
Onwards
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Queenstown (4N
... Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Queenstown (4N) - Franz Josef Glacier (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 139,540
Onwards
Adventure In New Zealand
16 Nights / 17 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Christchurch (
... Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Christchurch (3N) - Lake Tekapo (1N) - Mount Cook Village (1N) - Queenstown (4N) - Wanaka (2N) - Franz Josef Glacier (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 236,750
Onwards
Explore New Zealand
12 Nights / 13 Days
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Queenstown (4N
... Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Queenstown (4N) - Wanaka (1N) - Franz Josef Glacier (2N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 159,070
Onwards
Explore New Zealand Self Drive
14 Nights / 15 Days
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Wellington (1N
... Auckland (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Wellington (1N) - Kaikoura (1N) - Christchurch (2N) - Franz Josef Glacier (2N) - Queenstown (3N) - Lake Tekapo (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 168,840
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Nov
Included Cities
Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N)
... Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 190,700
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Gold Coast (3N) - Melbourne (2N) - Cairns (2N
... Gold Coast (3N) - Melbourne (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Sydney (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 445,490
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Jan
Included Cities
Sydney (3N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) -
... Sydney (3N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Te Anau (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 306,380
Onwards
Honeymoon In Newzealand
12 Nights / 13 Days
Trip Type
Self Drive Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (2N) - Paihia (2N) - Rotorua (2N) -
... Auckland (2N) - Paihia (2N) - Rotorua (2N) - Queenstown (4N) - Mount Cook (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 146,520
Onwards
Spectacular Australia New Zealand
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Aug
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
  • Sep
Included Cities
Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) -
... Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) - Christchurch (1N) - Twizel (1N) - Te Anau (1N) - Queenstown (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 264,500
Onwards
Heavenly New Zealand Self Drive
14 Nights / 15 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Aug
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (1N) - Coromandel (2N) - Tauranga (1
... Auckland (1N) - Coromandel (2N) - Tauranga (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Wanaka (1N) - Lake Tekapo (2N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 250,000
Onwards

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