Tekapo Itinerary 5 Days

This is a glimpse of what to see in 5 days in Tekapo from Tekapo itinerary 5 days created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 5 days trip to Tekapo.

5 Days in Tekapo - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Tekapo is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Tekapo when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Tekapo tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Tekapo ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Tekapo. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Tekapo. You can visit popular places in Tekapo, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Tekapo?

The budget cost of 5 days in Tekapo is USD 0. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Tekapo 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Tekapo are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Tekapo in 5 days?

Cowans Hill Observatory, Tasman Glacier Viewpoint, Tekapo Aerodrome, University Of Canterbury Mt John Observatory must be a part of your Tekapo itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Lake Alexandrina South Road, Kea Point Track, Mount John Car Park. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Tekapo, you can add Mt John University Observatory and Roundhill to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Tekapo travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Tekapo like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Tekapo.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Tekapo in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Tekapo on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Tekapo

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Tekapo. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Tekapo for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Tekapo, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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