Hobbiton New ZealandZicasso.com, an online portal that links luxury travelers to partnering travel agents, unveiled a five-star tour of New Zealand inspired by the Oscar-nominated film, “The Hobbit.”

The package includes private visits to the “Lord of the Rings” sets at Matamata’s Hobbiton, a 10-acre sheep farm; a Jeep tour of Mount Sunday, complete with champagne; and rural locations near Queenstown that served as the settings for Isengard, the Forest of Lothlorien and the Ithilien Camp.

Accommodations include the new Hotel Sofitel in Auckland, the Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel in Rotorua, the George Hotel in Christchurch and the Sofitel Queenstown, all five-star properties.

Rates begin at $2,645 per person, double, land only. Go to www.zicasso.com.
 

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