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7 Day North Island Lord of the Rings Tour - Double Rate

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7

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Overview

Enter the magical world of the Lord of the Rings on this 7 Day North Island Lord of the Rings Tour with Red Carpet Tours. From Auckland in NewZealand, journey to Hobbiton, the secret entrance to Erebor, Mordor, Trollshaws, Gollum’s fishing pool, Emyn Muil, and to the Weta Cave, Weta Workshop and Roxy Theater in Wellington. You will also get to see memorable Middle Earth scenery from FOTR as you explore ‘get off the road’ locations.

Listen to Daniel Reeve, Calligrapher and Cartographer for LOTR and Hobbit Trilogies, who will give a special presentation included in this tour. You can also look forward to another special guest presentation to be advised on the month of your visit.

With our passionate LOTR guide in the lead, this small fellowship of like-minded travellers will sure leave an impression you will never forget.

Note: Due to El Nino, increasing global warming, and changing weather patterns, we have found it necessary to adapt the itineraries according to season to enhance your Middle-Earth experience. These comprise of the following months:

Please contact us for a copy of your chosen seasonal itinerary.

  • NZ Summer: November through to and including March.
  • NZ Autumn: April - May and Spring: October
  • NZ Winter: June, July, August and September.

Lord of the Rings Escorted Coach

Hairy Feet Waitomo

Lord of the Rings Escorted Coach

Outside Bag End

Lord of the Rings Escorted Coach

Hobbit Hole

Lord of the Rings Escorted Coach

Mt Doom

Itinerary

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Day 1Welcome to Auckland(D)

The following is a sample itinerary only, representing a typical monthly tour. Details may vary from month to month according to availability of key people, places and accommodation. Final itineraries are confirmed and emailed 4 weeks prior.

You need to make your own way from the airport to be at the Spencer on Byron Hotel by 4:30pm for the start of the tour. We gather informally this evening to meet each other and prepare for our early start tomorrow.

Accommodation: Spencer on Byron Hotel, Takapuna, Auckland.

Day 2Auckland to Rotorua(B, L)

Be ready to depart at 08.00 ~

(A full cooked Breakfast is included from Day 2 to 7.)

Prepare to be enchanted by Hobbiton - a very special site to visit. Have your camera batteries charged for photos of the tranquil Shire, Bag End, Sam & Rosie’s cottage, the Party Tree. Enjoy a cool drink at The Green Dragon followed by lunch in a Marquee beside The Green Dragon (included in tour cost).

Day 3Rotorua to Trollshaw Forest(B, L)

Rotorua to Trollshaw Forest and a wonderful guided tour of this Hobbit location - stunning scenery. We will enjoy a picnic lunch (included) on our way to Mt. Ruapehu and the sites of Mordor, Emyn Muil and Mt Doom. Overnight - Where the Stars stayed!

Day 4Ohakune to Wellington(B)

This morning a Hobbit location of the Secret Entrance to Erebor and Lotr location of Gollum’s fishing pool, where Andy Serkis was careful not to plunge over the waterfall! Then, it's on to Wellywood ~ Wellington City. Tonight we dine at “The Green Parrot Restaurant” (Optional) - said to be a favourite of Viggo’s. Accommodation: Wellington, for the next 3 nights.

Day 5Wellington(B, L)

Wellywood Day, Miramar - New Zealand's movie capital! Weta Workshop, Weta Cave, The beautiful Roxy Theatre for lunch ~ included in tour. Later today we check out the "Get off the road!" location from FOTR, overlooking the city.

Day 6Wellington(B)

Presentation day with LOTR / Hobbit Calligrapher and Cartographer Daniel Reeve. This afternoon, a special guest presentation.

Day 7Depart Wellington(B)

Alas ~ your journey through Middle Earth Tour is at an end. Thank you for travelling with us ..... there and back again.....

Haere ra ~ Good-bye from us all.

"Nai tiruvantel ar varyuvantel i Valar tielyanna nu vilya: May the Valar protect you on your path under the sky."

Itinerary

Open All
Day 1Welcome to Auckland(D)

The following is a sample itinerary only, representing a typical monthly tour. Details may vary from month to month according to availability of key people, places and accommodation. Final itineraries are confirmed and emailed 4 weeks prior.

You need to make your own way from the airport to be at the Spencer on Byron Hotel by 4:30pm for the start of the tour. We gather informally this evening to meet each other and prepare for our early start tomorrow.

Accommodation: Spencer on Byron Hotel, Takapuna, Auckland.

Day 2Auckland to Rotorua(B, L)

Be ready to depart at 08.00 ~

(A full cooked Breakfast is included from Day 2 to 7.)

Prepare to be enchanted by Hobbiton - a very special site to visit. Have your camera batteries charged for photos of the tranquil Shire, Bag End, Sam & Rosie’s cottage, the Party Tree. Enjoy a cool drink at The Green Dragon followed by lunch in a Marquee beside The Green Dragon (included in tour cost).

Day 3Rotorua to Trollshaw Forest(B, L)

Rotorua to Trollshaw Forest and a wonderful guided tour of this Hobbit location - stunning scenery. We will enjoy a picnic lunch (included) on our way to Mt. Ruapehu and the sites of Mordor, Emyn Muil and Mt Doom. Overnight - Where the Stars stayed!

Day 4Ohakune to Wellington(B)

This morning a Hobbit location of the Secret Entrance to Erebor and Lotr location of Gollum’s fishing pool, where Andy Serkis was careful not to plunge over the waterfall! Then, it's on to Wellywood ~ Wellington City. Tonight we dine at “The Green Parrot Restaurant” (Optional) - said to be a favourite of Viggo’s. Accommodation: Wellington, for the next 3 nights.

Day 5Wellington(B, L)

Wellywood Day, Miramar - New Zealand's movie capital! Weta Workshop, Weta Cave, The beautiful Roxy Theatre for lunch ~ included in tour. Later today we check out the "Get off the road!" location from FOTR, overlooking the city.

Day 6Wellington(B)

Presentation day with LOTR / Hobbit Calligrapher and Cartographer Daniel Reeve. This afternoon, a special guest presentation.

Day 7Depart Wellington(B)

Alas ~ your journey through Middle Earth Tour is at an end. Thank you for travelling with us ..... there and back again.....

Haere ra ~ Good-bye from us all.

"Nai tiruvantel ar varyuvantel i Valar tielyanna nu vilya: May the Valar protect you on your path under the sky."

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