Tekapo Itinerary 2 Days

2 Days in Tekapo - Perfect Weekend Guide

Planning what to do for couple of days in Tekapo? It is best to sort your preferences and then choose from the options available in city. Tekapo replete of beautiful points of interest never fails to overwhelm the tourists with its natural view and historical architecture.

What to pack for 2 days in Tekapo vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Tekapo vacation, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Tekapo and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Tekapo local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Tekapo?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Tekapo on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Tekapo within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Tekapo visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

Trip Budget for a weekend trip to Tekapo?

Tekapo weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 0 to USD 352 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Tekapo to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

How to spend 2 days in Tekapo?

With so many things to explore, Tekapo is a place to be. Walk along the streets of Tekapo and soak in the very essence of its people, and culture, dine at its attractive restaurants; shop at its ambient stores, and unwind at one of its many green spaces. Wondering what to see in 2 days in Tekapo? Triphobo offers you perfect itineraries that will cover all the must see places in Tekapo. Start your day 1 in Tekapo by visiting Cowans Hill Observatory, Roundhill in the morning. Experience the good food in the afternoon at local restaurants in Tekapo. The best way to see Tekapo and absorb its culture is by visiting Lake Alexandrina South Road and spending some time there. Afterwards take a cab or walk to the Tekapo Aerodrome which will take up the afternoon. In the evening, head to the University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory before wrapping up the day where you can stroll, eat and shop in peace. On the day 2, we suggest you visit the Mount John Car Park, followed by Lake Alexandrina and Tasman Glacier Viewpoint. With these Tekapo weekend itineraries and 2-day trips, we can make sure you will not miss out on any fun!

Money saving tips for Tekapo weekend itinerary:

  • Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets
  • Get 2 Day Tekapo transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions
  • Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses
  • Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Tekapo

Where to eat in Tekapo if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Tekapo and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Where to stay in Tekapo for a weekend?

You can book a hotel or apartment close to lake alexandrina and this would save you lot of time for 2 days trip. You can also opt homestays to stay in Tekapo. Prices for the same may be slightly steep, but it is the convenience that matters!

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