Mount Cook Day Tour From Christchurch
Enjoy traveling to your destination Aoraki/Mount Cook – the tallest mountain in New Zealand from christchurch. On your way you will see truly breath-taking scenery: Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki. Visit Church of Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo before arriving at the famous Hermitage Hotel for a delicious lunch and enjoy a scenic walk in Mt. Cook National Park to see the Tasman Glacier. This tour need minimum 5 pax to confirm
Your journey begins in the beautiful city of Christchurch, and your driver can pick you up from most of the major Christchurch hotels.
Rydges Latimer Square, Christchurch Bus Terminal, Heritage, Novotel, Hotel 115, Quest Cathedral Junction and Crowne Plaza Hotel
We leave Christchurch and travel over the spectacular Canterbury plains, passing through stunning New Zealand farming and landscape on our route to Geraldine. Geraldine serves as the entry point to the lakes of the middle Mackenzie Basin. Geraldine is a great spot for take a break and recharge.
We leave Geraldine and drive towards the famous town Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo is well-known for its stunning blue lake. Before entering Lake Tekapo, you will pass through some stunning mountain passes with breathtaking views.
The Church of the Good Shepherd was erected to the glory of God and as a tribute to the pioneers of the Mackenzie Country on the banks of Lake Takap among the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains. You will have opportunity to explore and photograph Tekapo Lake while you are here.
Lake Pukaki is the largest of three nearly parallel alpine lakes that run north-south along the northern edge of New Zealand's South Island's Mackenzie Basin. Lake Pukaki is one of the bluest lakes you'll ever see, with Aoraki/Mt Cook and the Southern Alps in the background. We come to a halt to snap some beautiful photos and simply admire the scenery.
Arrive in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park and have a delicious meal at Hermitage Hotel. We'll have around 2.5 hours here for lunch and hiking. We recommend walking the Tasman glacier and taking scenic flights. We will pick you up and drop you off where you need to go, while also making sure you are well taken care of.
Tasman Glacier is New Zealand's largest glacier and one of many huge glaciers that flow south and east from the Southern Alps on New Zealand's South Island to the Mackenzie Basin.
The hike requires intermediate fitness and takes around 60 minutes round trip. There are spectacular views of the Tasman Glacier, Terminal Lake, and icebergs.
This tour requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund excluding bank transaction fee. if any For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days in advance of the start date of the experience. excluding bank transaction fee. if any
We pick you from Christchurch central hotels, Air bnb, motels or any accommodation. Please be ready waiting in your hotel or at the pick up point at least 10 minutes prior to your pick up time. If you are not staying in central location. we suggest you to see us out side the Canterbury Museum, 11 Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, New Zealand There are temporary parking spaces for tour buses, so your driver will meet you there.
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