The Tongariro Northern Circuit is one of New Zealand's most popular walks in the North Island. The circuit which is over 3-4 days takes you through some of the most amazing landscapes, from the emerald lakes to rocky deserts and native New Zealand bush.
Start your packing list! Organise your meals for your trip well in advance.
Day 1: Whakapapa Village to Mangatepopo Hut
4 hours, 9.4 km
Day 3: Oturere Hut to Waihohonu Hut
Day 4: Waihohonu Hut to Whakapapa Village
Book the shuttle to and from the track
One way shuttles to the Mangatepopo car park, Whakapapa Village and back to National Park Village. $20 one way. Click here
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