• 6 Days Australia Outback with the Ghan & Luxury Lodge

    Embark on one of the great train journeys of the world. Named after the Afghan cameleers who once traversed this route, The Ghan will take you from one edge of this continent to the other, through the very centre of Australia. Complete the Outback experience with the iconic Uluru! Base yourself in the iconic Longitude 131, a luxurious, eco-sensitive and romantic lodge in the World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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From AED12,900/Adult

Itinerary

Departures on Every Wednesday from Darwin to Alice Springs

This itinerary is based on 2 Day 1 Night Darwin to Alice Springs routing (1420 km)
The Ghan also 3 Days Darwin – Alice Spring – Adelaide or v.v. and 4 Days Darwin - Adelaide, please contact our friendly travel specialist if you are interested. 



  • Day 00/01 - Dubai / Darwin
    Fly Dubai / Sydney EK 412 1015/0650+1 – Daily (13h 50m)
      Sydney / Darwin  QF 842 0855/1305 – Daily (4h 40m)
    On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel in Darwin.

    Be picked up this afternoon by a World War II Specialist who will take you on a private 4-hour tour that brings the poignant history of the Bombing of Darwin to life! 

    Meals: - 
  • Day 02 - Darwin / Litchfield National Park / Darwin
    Today, take this trip from Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Take the back roads with a personable Indigenous guide with countless generations of history in the region. Taste bush foods and medicines in season. Enjoy a freshly cooked lunch of local delicacies as exclusive visitors to private Woolaning Spring. Be treated to expert natural and cultural interpretation from a guide with unrivalled knowledge of the area. Return to your hotel in Darwin. (Max 7 persons – join in basis, 7.30am to 4pm including lunch)

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch
  • Day 03 - Darwin / Train Embarkation / Katherine

    Transfer to train station this morning. Step aboard the legendary Ghan this mid-morning, your train will head to Katherine

    Cruise down Katherine River between the massive rock formations of the Gorge that tower over the calm water. Listening to stories about how the Gorge came to be named. A walk of approximately 700 metres over rocky terrain is required in both directions between the First and Second Gorges. (It is suggested a good level of mobility is required to participate in this excursion. For other alternative touring – like canoeing and cultural trips at the Katherine – please see table “Activities of the Ghan ” )

     Optional:
    You can choose to upgrade your excursion with a helicopter or scenic flight over Kakadu and Nitmiluk National Parks.

     

    Back on train you'll be ready for an early dinner and continue journey into the outback
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • Day 04 - Alice Springs / Uluru

    After a full breakfast, your train will arrive Alice Springs (around 9am). Transfer to airport for your flight to Uluru.

    Fly Alice Springs / Ayers Rock  QF 1941  1355/1450 – Daily (55m) 

     

    On arrival, be met and transferred at Longitude 131° (Approx 15min). Enjoy some leisure time before you depart for Uluru for a short walk and introduction, then proceed into Kantju Gorge. Watch the sunset as you are served refreshments. Return to the lodge for dinner.


    Meals:  Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner  

  • Day 05 - Uluru
    Revel in the early morning serenity of this spiritual place as you watch the sunrise in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Enjoy a light breakfast and learn about this diverse environment and how it has evolved over millions of years. You have leisure time to explore on your own before returning to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure or take an optional tour such as a camel ride, Harley ride or helicopter tour over Uluru and Kata Tjuta. (charges apply). This evening depart to the Uluru sunset viewing area and enjoy an unforgettable dining experience under the stars at the private venue.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 06 - Uluru / Dubai

    Early morning departure for Kata Tjutafor a guided tour of Walpa Gorge, where the natural history of Kata Tjuta is explained in great detail, learning how eons of weathering and continental upheaval have created what is seen today. Return for late breakfast, later be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairns.

     Fly Uluru / Sydney JQ 661 1420/1750 – Daily (3h)
      Sydney / Dubai EK 413 2110/0540+1 – Daily (14h 30m)

    Meals: Breakfast 

     

 

 

 

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