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Territory Rail Adventure

FROM $5,473

The Ghan has been traversing the heart of Australia for more than eighty years. Now it’s your turn to explore Australia’s vast and remote Red Centre and the tropical splendour of the Top End on this fully escorted rail tour. Sit back, relax and let our tour escort take care of you on this journey of a lifetime.

  • DURATION 14 DAYS
  • TYPE LUXURY RAIL HOLIDAY
  • OPERATES April - July 2016, December 16 - March 2017
  • DEPARTS Adelaide

ITINERARY

DAY 1 The Ghan – Adelaide to Alice Springs

Join The Ghan in Adelaide and enjoy a light lunch as the train travels north towards the Spencer Gulf and Port Augusta. Overnight on board The Ghan. (LD)

Stay: on board The Ghan.

DAY 2 Alice Springs

Wake up to spectacular views of the heart of Australia as you travel towards Alice Springs. Arrive in Alice Springs in the afternoon to transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Lasseters Hotel. (R)

Stay: Lasseters Hotel

DAY 3 Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Depart Alice Springs on a four day tour of the Red Centre, stopping at the camel farm (own expense) on the way to Ayers Rock Resort. Drive out to Kata Tjuta and take in an outback sunset. Stay the next two nights at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort. (B)

Stay: Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

DAY 4 Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Enjoy the special sight of Uluru at sunrise. Travel to Kata Tjuta for a guided walk through Walpa Gorge. With your guide, travel around the base of Uluru before driving to the Kuniya Walk. Watch the sun set over Uluru before a barbecue dinner. (D)

Stay: Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

DAY 5 Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Kings Canyon

This morning is at leisure to relax or join an optional tour. In the afternoon, travel to the breathtaking Kings Canyon. Overnight at Kings Canyon Resort.

Stay: Kings Canyon Resort

DAY 6 Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

Enjoy a guided walk around the rim of Kings Canyon, or
the easier walk along the canyon floor. Return to Kings Canyon Resort then to Alice Springs. Stay the next three nights at Lasseters Hotel, Alice Springs.

Stay: LassetersHotel, Alice Springs

DAY 7 Alice Springs

Today see the highlights of Alice Springs at leisure. (B)

Stay: LassetersHotel, Alice Springs

DAY 8 West MacDonnell Ranges

A full day to experience the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges. See the deep red cleft of Standley Chasm and the mystique of Ellery Creek Big Hole. See the immense cliffs of quartzite at Simpsons Gap. (BL)

Stay: LassetersHotel, Alice Springs

DAY 9 The Ghan – Alice Springs to Katherine

Today is a free day to shop or visit the galleries. The Ghan departs this evening for the journey north to Darwin. Enjoy dinner and overnight on board the train. (BD)

Stay: On board the train

DAY 10 The Ghan – Katherine to Darwin

Stop in Katherine this morning for around four hours and enjoy an Off Train Excursion, before arriving in Darwin in the evening. Spend the next two nights at Vibe Hotel Darwin. (BL)

Stay: Vibe Hotel Darwin

DAY 11 Darwin

Enjoy a relaxing morning before enjoying a Darwin Harbour Sunset Sailing Cruise. (BD)

Stay: Vibe Hotel Darwin

DAY 12 Darwin to Kakadu National Park

From Darwin, travel to Kakadu National Park and stop at the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. Join your local guide on a cruise of Yellow Water Billabong. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your driver/guide will lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries. Stay overnight at Mercure Kakadu Crocodile
Hotel. (BL)

Stay: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

DAY 13 Kakadu National Park to Darwin

Travel by 4WD to see Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr, before joining an Aboriginal guide on a Guluyambi Cultural cruise along the East Alligator River. Return to Darwin and overnight at Vibe Hotel Darwin. (L)

Stay: Vibe Hotel Darwin

DAY 14 Darwin

Your Northern Territory adventure concludes this morning upon check-out from the hotel. (B)

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