Alice Springs – Uluru Kata Tjuta (B, L, D)
Start the day with a short drive to Erlunda for (included) buffet breakfast en route to Kata Tjuta (Olgas). Walk into beautiful Walpa Gorge to take in the stunning domes of Kata-Tjuta and open plains on return. Then visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people. Head to the base of the majestic Uluru (Ayers Rock) for a guided a guided Mala Walk, following the north-west side of Uluru. See fascinating examples of Anangu rock art. Along the way, your guide will tell ancient stories of the Anangu People.
Travel by coach to the back section of Uluru and start a guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. You’ll hear stories of local traditions and learn how the Anangu people traditionally used the waterhole for hunting. The caves containing rock art were used in the past by the Anangu people, whose ancestors are still alive today. Complete this extraordinary day with a delicious BBQ in the desert. View the breathtaking Uluru sunset with a glass of bubbly (or BYO beer). Finally, after sunset and dinner, head to the Ayers Rock Resort to check in at Desert Gardens Hotel.
Accommodation: Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel – Garden View Room