About Auckland (AKL)
Situated on a narrow strip of land that joins the Northland peninsula to the rest of the North Island, Auckland is the largest city and main transport hub of New Zealand. The city oozes with a large number of yachts which huddle at Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf, and thus is known as 'City of Sails'. Auckland is generally built on a giant volcanic field which comprises of 48 volcanoes that impart grace to the land, and due to this, it is also known as 'City of Extinct Volcanoes'. Owing to the city's landscape with seamless beauty, giant harbor and innumerable islands, the place presents to its visitors a mix of urban fun and country like soothing joy. The city is quite famous for its water activities. You can enjoy a grand cruise on a yacht or launch, that travels from central Auckland. Here Auckland's Dolphin Explorer provides you marine mammal eco-safaris that surf in Hauraki Gulf Marine Park to show you bottlenose dolphins, Brydes whales and orca. For the sake of fun of yacht racing you can participate in the yacht races that are periodically launched in the waters. Ferries across to Devonport are available that take you for a delicious lunch or a shopping spree.
The multitude islands of Hauraki Gulf which is situated on the entrance into Auckland City, are the major source of enjoyment and exploration. An half hour ferry ride from city centre takes you to Waiheke Island to enjoy drinks and beachcombing. Nature lovers can explore the wildlife sanctuary on Tiritiri Matangi where you can photograph the flora and fauna. Similarly pleasurable nature visits can be undertaken on Great Barrier Island where you can peek at historic kauri dams, and take a dip in natural hot springs. Not only natural activities, but there is a peculiar urban sophistication also about this city. Have spectacular views from Sky Tower, where you can indulge in Sky walk or Sky jump.
Auckland is such a heavenly place where not only dark and dense woods await for being explored, but also urban charms are ready to enchant you with its man made constructions. Be it a family trip, friends' outing or a honeymoon trip, the city of Auckland is a pleasure hunt in itself. Don't know how to organize the trip without making a hole in your pocket? Log onto MakeMyTrip.com, and go for online booking. Being India's leading travel portal, you can book your online flight tickets, scroll through the accommodation options and buy cheap travel packages. MakeMyTrip is always ready to organize your travel package with cheapest rates, and affordability in all things.
About Christchurch (CHC)
If you are in search of a place where you can enjoy mountain biking, first-rate alpine resort, golf course, bumpy jumping, hot-air balloon and many other breathtaking beauties, then just pay a visit to Christchurch, which is located on the periphery of the Canterbury Plains. Being the second-largest metropolis of the country, Christchurch is also the gateway to the South Island. Surrounded by the natural wonders, Christchurch offers pictures views and tranquil pleasure to the tourists coming here from different parts of the world. From sensational lakes to wild sanctuaries, this magnificent city has everything to lure the attention of travelers. The healthy and lively lifestyle of this city is also quite alluring. The best thing about Christchurch is that wherever you go, you will be always pleased to get warm hospitality. The world class wineries and breathtaking gardens are also here to add a touch of excitement in your life. Due to its natural and tranquil atmosphere, Christchurch is also globally known as ‘The Garden City'. The history and culture of this lively city is quite deep-rooted.
Christchurch hotels are packed with all the modern amenities and you will surely have a great time while staying in them. Visiting the city needs no planning as the pleasant climate throughout the year allows you to enjoy every attraction of this heavenly place. At present, the city is also elected as a wine capital of New Zealand. Christchurch Harbour, Place Mill, Mudeford Quay, Christchurch Quay and Christchurch Castle Ruins are some of the places here where people love to go with family and friends. All these places have their own importance not just the map of New Zealand, but also on the horizon of the globe.
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