Tongariro National Park is one of the oldest national parks in the world, and home to three active volcanoes: Mt....
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Mount Tongariro is a volcanic mountain and one of the best hiking trails in New Zealand. This 20 kilometer hike, Tongariro Alpine Crossing, takes about 10 hours and is mostly recommended during May to November. Apart from being challenging, this is also one of the most beautiful trails, with some of the most colourful landscapes of unparalleled beauty. The eruptions in the past have created some of the most beautiful craters, and blue lakes that you can spend hours around. A great one day adventure in New Zealand.
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Heading south, your first point of call for the day is Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland- a site of amazing geothermal activity. You will visit New Zealand’s largest thermal mud pool, sinter terraces and stunning hot and cold pools of many different colours. Heading south, stopping at the mind-blowingly powerful Huka Falls en route, you will reach Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. Winding your way around the lake, you will reach Tongariro National Park, where your accommodation is situated in the vicinity of New Zealand’s three most active volcanoes: Tongairiro, Ruapehu and Ngauruhoe. Overnight Tongariro.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Tongariro National Park is from October to April
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