Australia & New Zealand 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu kings canyon nt kata tjuta nt andrew mcwhinney 5 day red centre camping adventure 5 days alice springs to alice springs explore the outback on your own terms with flexibility and no rushing around – just you your small group and a well-versed local leader northern territory watarrka np kings canyon eastern macdonnell ranges kata tjuta the olgas yulara uluru ayers rock enjoy a morning getting to know uluru at your own pace then join a local guide for an educational walk that reveals its secrets spend two days exploring the sites of both the western and eastern macdonnell ranges ormiston gorge ellery creek simpsons gap and rainbow valley alice springs western macdonnell ranges basix par5 maximum group size 16 day 1 alice springs get a new perspective of the australian outback atop a ship of the desert during an outback camel farm visit cross sunburnt plains to the captivating domes of kata tjuta then watch the colour of the rock change during a magical desert sunset over iconic ancient uluru day 2 kings canyon join a local guide for an early exploration around the base of uluru discovering its many caves and rock art sites view the rock from different vantage points and learn about one of the world’s oldest living cultures on an interpretive walk led by a local indigenous guide browse aboriginal arts and crafts at the cultural centre then travel to your watarrka national park campsite for another night camped under sparkling night skies day 3 kings canyon get you hiking boots and be entranced by the enormity and ethereal beauty of kings canyon trek to the amphitheatre discover the lost city the garden of eden and north and south walls then camp at glen helen day 4 western macdonnell ranges discover the west macs a glorious collection of gullies gorges and gaps riven from the arid red centre landscape enjoy an easy walk through ormiston gorge admiring its colourful walls while keeping eyes peeled for local wildlife soak up the exceptional vistas on offer from ellery creek and perhaps take a dip venture down into simpsons gap and hear about indigenous tales of creation day 5 alice springs explore one of the outback’s best kept secrets – the eastern macdonnell ranges learn about the ‘caterpillar dreaming’ at emily gap walk through the beautiful rock formations of trephina gorge then lunch at the historic ross river homestead drop into the ‘ghost town’ of arltunga then return to alice springs by late afternoon permanent tent 4 nts 4 breakfasts 5 lunches 4 dinners all-terrain vehicle view dates and prices discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at 17