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Tongariro Guided Hiking Tour from Rotorua New Zealand - 4 days
See the stunning volcanic landscapes
The Tongariro Hiking Tour is a 4-day / 3-night all-inclusive walking vacation package, featuring some of New Zealand's best day hikes, such as the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake. Staying in an alpine lodge overlooking the dramatic volcanic landscapes of Tongariro National Park.
Tongariro National Park – a dual listed World Heritage Area – boasts diverse landscapes for visitors to discover. With arid badlands, crater and alpine lakes, sparkling rivers, breath-taking lunar landscapes, lush rainforest and alpine meadows to be explored, a summer hiking vacation is an utterly unique experience not to be missed!
Your experienced local guide will choose the best walks to suit weather conditions and fitness levels, to ensure you get the most from your time in this special region
Please Note: There is a 4 person minimum, in order for this tour to operate. .
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.
Settle in with a glass of New Zealand wine, while your guide briefs you on tomorrow's walk - The Tongariro Alpine Crossing - one of the world's best day hikes, and the primary objective of this hiking tour.
Enjoy a delicious NZ-style dinner with your small group of hiking friends.
The track runs through the Mangatepopo Valley (900m) to the saddle between Tongariro and Ngauruhoe Mountains. Two steep climbs lead to Red Crater (1886m), then a scree slope drops down to the vivid Emerald Lakes. After passing the Green and Blue lakesthe track sidles around the northern slope of Mount Tongariro, before the long descent of switch-backs and many steps to the end (600m). Fair weather and a good level of fitness are required to undertake this hike.
Complete the entire Tongariro Alpine Crossing Track and celebrate at the end with a well-deserved cool drink and snack.
There may be the option to revive your weary bones in a local hot spring, before returning to the log.
Take a chair lift up to 2000m, then hike up to the Crater Lake near the summit (approx 2 hours up to 2660m). There is no formed trail; the guide will choose the best route through boulder fields, old lava flows and patches of snow.
The climax is reaching the active acid Crater Lake, whose waters reach temperatures of up to 60°C, not to mention the unforgettable 360 degree views from near the summit of the North Island's highest mountain. (This walk is very weather dependent, and may not be possible early or late season due to snow and/or chairlift being closed).
If you fancy a more relaxing day you will have the option of joining a guide to do some of the shorter walks in the area, perhaps to the Tama Lakes, or perusing the local museum/visitor centre/cafe.
Tonight enjoy a final celebration dinner with your group in the lodge.
In total contrast to the previous walks there is also a perfect temperate rainforest to explore, and an historic Maori fortress.
Drop off in Taupo by 5pm or Rotorua by 6pm.
Drop off in Rotorua by 7:00 pm
What to bring:
We assume no responsibility for any injury, damage, loss or delay. We reserve the right to cancel or alter any trips and departure dates for any reason. We recommend that you take out travel insurance. This standard precaution does not reflect any likelihood of any incident occurring during your walk.
All trips are run according to our Environmental Policy, which incorporates the Department of Conservation's Environmental and Water Care Codes.
Please Note: An additional fee is required for individuals who want to take in this tour alone.
Please Note: There is a 4 person minimum, in order for this tour to operate. Tour includes Rotorua hotel pick-up. If you are ordering this tour for one person only, you must order the basic adult rate plus the Single Supplement rate. Rates are per person and in US dollars. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 800-719-8190.
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