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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Experience

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Experience

$615 per person

Tour Description

Tongariro Alpine Crossing is often described as the best one day hike ever.

The trek provides an opportunity to experience some of the most scenic volcanic areas of the Tongariro National Park. The track winds up the Mangatepopo Valley to the high point at Red Crater, then passing the Emerald Lakes, across the central crater and around the beautiful Blue Lake. The total distance being 19.4klms achieved easily by anyone who is a keen walker, hiker, biker or runner. Descending down to the Ketetahi Shelter and further on through the native forest to end up at the car park at Ketetahi to our shuttle meeting place. You Travel have negotiated an exclusive adventure package which enables you to enjoy a long weekend, or a mid week break. To enable you to maximise your enjoyment we have pre-organised everything for you. We will advise what the necessary clothing and equipment is necessary for this Crossing to ensure you are safe and well equipped. We have added the accommodation you will need, the transfers required to and from the crossing and some essential meals and the obligatory ‘’welcome drink’’.

 

The Powderhorn Chateau Packages

The Powderhorn Chateau is located in Ohakune, which is a beautiful town at the Southern end of the Tongariro National Park and close to the southwestern slopes of the active volcano Mount Ruapehu. Perfect location to explore the region and enjoy the awesome cafes in town too. This package is also available as a Winter package, to use as a base for Skiing or for “Ohakune Old Coach Road” which is a family friendly bike ride or walk starting at Horopito and ending in Ohakune (one way transfer included). It is a journey back in time as it follows a historical track originally used for horse drawn carriages. It takes in some amazing sights, including the awesome Hapuawheau Viaduct. Contact us for details and the best time to do these packages!

Package Inclusions:
  • 3 nights accommodation at Powderhorn Chateau Boutique Accommodation in Ohakune
  • Daily cooked breakfast
  • A welcome wine, beer or mulled wine (in the winter) at the Matterhorn Grill and Bar
  • A three course meal at the Powderkeg Restaurant
  • Return transfers to the start and finish of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing with a specialist company, established in 1988
  • Advice on what to bring and how to be prepared by our own consultant Suzanne who did this in April 2019
  • A nutritious packed lunch for your hike

Hotel Suite Options

Hotel Suite

$615*per person twin share
$555*per person triple share

 

Self-Contained Chalet/House (max 6)

$499*per person six share
$735* per person triple share
$619* per person quad share
$549* per person five share

 

Self-Contained Apartment (max 8)

$439*per person eight share
$639* per person six share
$589* per person seven share

 

Chateau Tongariro Hotel Packages

We are also able to offer an Exclusive Chateau Tongariro Hotel Crossing Package as below (prices are on application) .

Package Inclusions:
  • 3 nights accommodation at Chateau Tongariro Hotel in National Park
  • Daily cooked breakfast in the Ruapehu Room
  • A welcome drink in the Ruapehu Lounge
  • A superior dining experience in the Ruapehu Room
  • High Tea, including traditional scones, delicate finger sandwiches, sweet treats and freshly brewed gourmet teas or coffee in the opulent Ruapehu Lounge
  • Return transfers to the start and finish of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing with a specialist company, established in 1988
  • Advice on what to bring and how to be prepared by our own consultant Suzanne who did this in April 2019
  • A nutritious packed lunch for your hike

 

Terms & Conditions

All domestic packages are subject to availability. To Book; we require full names, a contact number and a deposit of NZD$250 per person within 7 days of confirmation. The balance of payment will be due on or before 10 days prior to travel. Cancellation fees apply, so insurance is highly recommended. We offer standard domestic travel insurance, which can be quoted at the time of confirmation and we can also provide domestic cancellation insurance at NZD$17pp in addition to the package price. This covers cancellation up to the value of NZD$600pp. If required, the policy wording will be sent with your confirmation for further details along with YOU Travel’s full terms and conditions. Please note that a good level of fitness is required to complete the Tongariro Crossing. If this activity cannot be completed due to weather constraints, an alternative day will be offered during your stay or the option to amend to the historic Ohakune Old Coach Road.

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