Alice Springs to Uluru small group tours, 5 days

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Alice Springs, Larapinta Drive
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 Alice Springs to Uluru small group tours, 5 days

Alice Springs to Uluru small group tours, 5 days

Departs: Tuesdays & Fridays

 

Relax and Revitalise your creative self in the clear and nurturing energies of the Central Deserts of Australia’s Heartlands. This journey is an opportunity to reflect, honour and develop creative relationships with the land, each other, and with the traditional Aboriginal caretakers, song masters, singers and dancers from the land we travel. We experience extraordinary landscapes, and sacred sites, walk and relax in these places and share each participants unique gifts of creativity and place in creation with the aim of having fun, and enriching all life.

Itinerary

Day 1 – We depart Alice Springs 08:30am and head west on the Larapinta Drive for an easy walk in the peaceful energies of Simpsons Gap - where we may meet endangered rock wallabies. We travel on to visit the Hermannsburg Mission, the source of so many beautiful artworks of the central deserts, then wind our way up the ancient Finke River bed to Palm Valley where Albert Namatjira's paintings were so inspired. We take a walk in this eerie and ancient Palm Valley, viewing Livingstonia palm trees and unique landforms only seen here - watch out for dinosaurs. Leaving Palm Valley, we drive back down the riverbed, following the Caterpillar songline of the MacDonnell Ranges - and an optional swim before dinner at the resort. Here is a great spot to witness the regions magnificent Mt Sonder's changing colours at sunset. Overnight at Glen Helen Gorge & resort. L. Dinner own cost at resort restaurant

 

Day After a tasty breakfast, we take a peaceful and reflective walk in beautiful Ormiston Gorge by the waterhole formed by the Finke River. More wallabies here too ! Leaving the MacDonnell Ranges behind, we head west then south on the 4WD Mereenie Loop track through spectacular Central Deserts landscapes via sweeping views from Tyler's Pass of the comet crater known as Gosse Bluff (Tnorala). We enter the crater and spend some quiet time here with a short walk to a lookout where the dimensions of time, space and your place in the Universe can be appreciated in a new perspective. Aftermarveling at nature's power, we travel on via the Gardiner Range, the Camels Hump and Katapata Pass  to our Kings Canyon Resort for the evening. BLD

 

Day 3 - Our time for morning walks at Kings Canyon allows for the 3 hours (6 km) over the top via the "Garden of Eden" and the spectacular north and south walls or a shorter walk option is also available in the valley floor. After a delicious and well earned lunch we cruise the 3 hour drive on to Uluru, visiting Curtin Springs and viewing Mt Connor (Attila)

before arriving atYulara resort and Uluru sunset viewing. Overnight Uluru. BL Dinner own cost at resort restaurant

 

 Alice Springs to Uluru small group tours (5 days)

Day 4 - An early start for Uluru at sunrise and a nearby breakfast. Opportunity for morning walk and quiet time at sacred waterholes and gorges. Experience a "welcome to country" and an introduction to the area at the local Aboriginal Anangu cultural centre. After lunch and a relax, enjoy an afternoon Kata Tjuta (Olga's) walk. Overnight Uluru  BLD

 

Day 5 - Enjoy a hearty breakfast or alternatively enjoy the resort facilities or more time for walks or just relaxing with the power of  Uluru. Transport available to airport for flight connections. Tour ends 9am after breakfast for flights home or flight or road transport to Alice Springs is availableor join our 4 day tour to Lake Eyre & Adelaide via Coober Pedy & the Flinders Ranges. B

 

Inclusions -

  • Small boutique group in modern 4 wheel drive vehicles (4-6 passengers) - Landcruisers or similar
  • Professional and experienced driver / guides
  • Long established relationships with local Aboriginal people enriches experiences
  • Experience the high energy of rock art, sacred sites and songlines
  • Delicious meals shown as B,L,D,  including vegetarian options, unless noted in itinerary.
  • Accommodated sleeping or luxury camping. Camp gear includes stretcher, mattress & linen.
  • All World Heritage and National Park entry and accommodation fees
  • Aboriginal Art community visits for "direct from artist" purchases
  • Contributions of tour price supports Outback Kids and nature care programs.
  • A knowing that you are co-creating Australia's future.
  • You - and Your involvement in a creation much bigger than most can imagine