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 Pune (PNQ)
Pune is ranked as the Gamma- Global City and is famous for its high educational facilities. Being the second largest capital as well as the cultural capital of Maharashtra, it is also the administrative capital of Pune district. Since the 1950-60s, Pune is well-known for manufacturing glass, sugar, and forging industries since the 1950-60s. It is the 9th largest metropolis in India. The city has a an emerging industrial hinterland, with information technology and automotive companies with well-settled factories in the district.
Pune is famous for its cultural activities like classical music, spirituality, theatre, sports, and literature. All these classical music and spirituality related activities attract a large number of migrants and students from all over India and abroad as well. That's why you can see a blend of many communities and cultures in Pune.
Aga Khan Palace, David Synagogue, National War Museum, Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Kamala Nehru Park, Korakuen Garden, Sambhaji Park Shahu Udyan, Peshwe Park, Saras Baug, Empress Garden, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Mahatma Phule Museum, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum and so on are some of the major tourist attractions in Pune. So, whenever you will make plan towards Pune, must visit these major sightseeing of Pune. Ganesh Mahotsav, Chaturshringi fair, Osho festival and many others are other major attractions of Pune that attract many tourist every year. Pune airport is located almost 10 kilometres far from the heart of the main city centre. Entire city is well-linked with proper transport facility. You can hire a taxi to explore this beautiful city conveniently.
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