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5 Day Guided Holiday

(Tour Code FTAATRCH)

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Alice Springs
On arrival in Alice Springs you’ll be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs (Budget), Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (Standard) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort (Superior), Alice Springs.

Day 2: Alice Springs – Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuta Sunset
Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. Visit a camel farm for the chance to ride one of these ‘ships of the desert’ (own expense) and later stop to view Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Enjoy a leisurely drive to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) to take in a magnificent outback sunset, while enjoying gourmet canapés and Australian wine.

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Budget), Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (Superior), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.

Day 3: Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) – Uluru Barbecue Dinner
Watch the gorgeous sunrise at Uluru, then travel to Kata Tjuta and walk through Walpa Gorge. This afternoon join your Driver Guide for a drive around the base of Uluru. Continue to the Kuniya Walk, where you’ll be escorted to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Late afternoon witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset with nibbles and sparkling wine. After sunset, join us under the stars at our exclusive venue. Enjoy sparkling wine then dine on a menu of steak, lamb sausages, chicken skewers, garlic prawns and a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert. There’s time for stargazing too (weather permitting).

Included Meals: Dinner

 

Day 4: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kings Canyon – Alice Springs 
An early start from Ayers Rock Resort should reward you with a desert sunrise en route to Kings Canyon. Make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for breathtaking views of Watarrka National Park and into the canyon itself. If time permits you can make the descent into the ‘Garden of Eden’. The climb is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Or you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn creek bed, an easier shady walk. Travel on to Alice Springs.

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs (Budget), Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (Standard) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort (Superior), Alice Springs.
Included Meals: Breakfast 

Day 5: Farewell from Alice Springs 
Your short break concludes this morning. You'll be transferred to Alice Springs Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Departs Daily 2017/2018

Adult Twin Budget From   $1295
Single Budget From  $1679
Adult Twin Standard From   $1385
Single Standard From  $1850
Adult Twin Superior From   $1515
Single Superior From  $2115

National Park entry fee is included.

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