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Landscaped with ancient rock and glacial fjords, New Zealand is often referred to as the adventure capital of the world. There is an endless list of places to visit in New Zealand where you can get your heart pumping and adrenaline flowing. Skiing, skydiving, caving, bungy jumping, hiking, kayaking, you name it and it is there in New Zealand. While you are on your New Zealand trip, here are some of the best places to visit in New Zealand: 1. hike the Abel Tasman National Park and Tongariro National Park, 2. ride through the glowing Waitomo Caves, 3. soak in the wilderness of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, and 4. go on an escape to Milford Sound. Increasingly affordable, New Zealand travel itineraries are a popular choice for budget travelers and backpackers.

Best Time To Travel

MARCH TO MAY | 18° C – 25° C | AUTUMN

The best to visit New Zealand is from March to May, when the autumn takes over. With plenty of sunshine, although summer is the perfect time to hit the beach, in autumn, the days are still warm and you can avoid the heavy tourist traffic of summer. Winter sets in after June with temperature dipping to 1.5-15.5 degrees. Snowfall occurs in the mountainous areas making Winter the perfect ski season.

See & do in New Zealand

Sky Tower

Sky Tower

Redwood Forest

Redwood Forest

Polynesian Spa

Polynesian Spa

White Island

White Island

Getting around New Zealand

Buses are the most common mode of public transportation in New Zealand. They are cheap and are an environmentally friendly option in New Zealand especially between major towns. If you are planning a New Zealand trip on a budget, then you should definitely make use of the excellent bus connectivity. Buses are closely followed by trains which are quite frequently used in Auckland and Wellington. Furthermore, Ferries are also used in few of the cities in New Zealand which include Auckland. Trams are no longer used in the country.

Frequent shuttles and taxis are available at the airport. Some of the popular service providers that you can make use of include Skybus, Supershuttle, Green Cabs, Alert Taxis, Blue Star Taxis, and Capital Taxis.

Transport passes are a great way to get around New Zealand at a cheaper price. Intercity and Nakedbus networks offer hop on and hop off transport passes. They can be bought online and the price varies depending on the route and the season of travel.

Self-driving is a very popular mode of commute in New Zealand. It is highly recommended if you are looking to explore some of the remote and gorgeous parts of New Zealand at your own pace, as these may not fall within the bus/train routes. There are several car rental companies and the process is also fairly straightforward. Make sure to abide by the road rules and other safety measures applicable to New Zealand.

Survival Guide

  • The power sockets are of type I                                                                                                 
  • The appliances used in India will require a power plug adapter for these socket types.
  • The voltage here is 220 volts at 50 Hz and it is the same as that we have in India.
  • You can get your universal adapters in any electrical appliances shop or can order them online.
  • Best suggested bringing an unlocked phone (not bound to any phone carrier) to New Zealand.
  • The major operators in New Zealand are Skinny, Spark, Vodafone, and 2degrees.
  • We’d recommend the services of Tsim during your NZ travel.
  • The basic plan for Tsim starts from 1,989.00 Rs~ 7 days of for voice + data.
  • The only acceptable currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar.
  • The average cost of one meal/person is 18 NZD, i.e 850 Rs.
  • The expenditure in New Zealand for a day per person will be around 60 NZD which is about Rs 2850 which includes your meal & other personal expenses.
  • Although Insurance is not mandatory, it is advisable for the visitors to carry New Zealand travel insurance.
  • New Zealand has a reliable network of health care centers and hospitals that provide high standard medical services.
  • In case of accidents, you can contact the Accident Info Services by telephoning +64 9 529 0488.
  • It is best to be prepared for rapidly changing weather in Alpine areas, cold wet weather in National Parks.
  • Also, carry sunblock and hats if you are outside under the sun for more than 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Safeguard yourself from Sandflies by carrying an insect repellant.
  • If you are bringing a sizeable amount of medicines, carry a doctor’s certificate to avoid problems with the Customs

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