With its distinct blue-gray shade, the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage site near Sydney, draws trekkers and nature lovers from all over the world. A rugged and dramatic landscape with deep gorges, plunging waterfalls, thick forest canopies formed by tall eucalyptus trees, and steep mountainsides offer innumerable hiking trails and outdoor experiences. Charming highland villages and gardens add to the attraction, bringing in droves of visitors and bushwalkers to the region. This Australian highlight sprawls across eight conservation areas. The famous sandstone rock formation of the Three Sisters is definitely worth a visit. Culture lovers have much to discover at this ancient Aboriginal land of the Gundungurra and Darug communities.
Hiking & Adventure Sports
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Places: Sydney (3 days) → Ayers Rock/ Uluru (2) → Port Douglas (4) → Atherton Tablelands (2) → Sydney (1)
Tour Highlights: Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Blue Mountains, Cuisine, UNESCO World Heritage site, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National...