Approximately one and a half hours from Sydney, the Blue Mountains region is the most accessible World Heritage-listed wilderness area in Australia. This self-guided walk traverses the plateau starting out in Mt Victoria and finishing in Leura and includes all the best of the Blue Mountains walks. As you wind your way through the mountains you’ll be astonished by the abundance of magnificent vistas with highlights, including Bridal Veil Falls, Govett’s Leap Lookout, the Jamison Valley via the Scenic Railway and the Waterfall Valley near Leura.

Take in panoramic views that stretch out to the horizon, get up close to the Three Sisters and witness breathtaking views of the famed Blue Mountains blanketed in the distinctive blue haze for which they were named. There are descents through lushly forested areas to vantage points with close up views of waterfalls. Creeping vines, green moss and giant trees will be your constant companion, and there is a high chance of seeing the elusive Lyrebird. With one million hectares of bushland, this pristine wilderness has 100s of kilometres of trails and we’ve chosen the very best of them.

Accommodation, as well as most meals, are included on the Blue Mountains Traverse and you’ll be delighted with the standard of our choice of lodgings in the picturesque mountain villages.  The gourmet fare in the Blue Mountains is deservedly renowned as some of best on offer in regional Australia. We move your luggage ahead each day to the next accommodation so you can spend more time relaxing and walking pack free.  There’s also an option of upgrading your lodging and dining experience please see ACCOMMODATION & DINING for further details.

Note that this Blue Mountains hiking trip is available as a 5 or 7-day itinerary (see the details below). If you have limited time, try our 3-day self guided Blue Mountains Highlights. If you’re looking for a group guided itinerary have a look at our 3 day Blue Mountains Grand Traverse itinerary, this walk is part of our luxury walking collective.

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per person twin/double share

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Moderate to Challenging

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