Discover the best hikes in the Blue Mountains including the new Grand Clifftop traverse on this luxury guided walk

1Overview
Overview

Immerse yourself in New South Wales' beautiful Blue Mountains region, walking the Grand Clifftop and Mt Banks Summit trails by day, and returning to luxurious accommodation each night. Your journey commences with a private transfer from Sydney to the Blue Mountains World Heritage Wilderness area for part one of the Grand Clifftop trail walk. Enjoy a relaxing evening at Lilianfels Resort & Spa before completing the second half of the trail on Day 2, finishing in Katoomba. You'll then be whisked to Spicers Sangoma Retreat, your all-inclusive luxury base for the next two nights, where you'll discover lesser-known Mt Banks on a summit hike to complete your Blue Mountains traverse. Your luxury tree-house glamping accommodation at Sangoma continues the connection to nature on this luxury tour from Sydney.

SSR Accommodation Canopy Suite
Spicers Sangoma exterior pool
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2Rates & Inclusions
Rates & Inclusions
  • One night at Lilianfels Resort & Spa
  • Dining credit (AUD$100pp) towards dinner and drinks at Lilianfels Resort & Spa
  • Two nights at Spicers Sangoma Retreat in a Canopy Suite
  • All food, wine, beer and spirits (including premium mini-bar) at Spicers Sangoma Retreat
  • Three days of private guided walks in the Blue Mountains with morning tea and lunch on the trail
  • Private transfers and local hosts/guides throughout

Room and suite upgrades are available, pricing on request

3Location & Access
Location & Access

The walk starts and finishes in Sydney, with return private transfers included. Your Journey Designer will be happy to assist with pre and post-walk accommodation arrangements.

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5Itinerary
Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1

You’ll be collected from your Sydney hotel early this morning for the drive to the Blue Mountains where you'll enjoy a full-day guided hike today commencing on the first part of the two-day Grand Clifftop trail from Wentworth to Katoomba. Discover picturesque waterfalls and ancient rainforests with your local guides as you navigate through the Blue Mountains World Heritage Wilderness area. Take in all of the iconic sites including beautiful Wentworth Falls and views to mighty Jamison Valley along this big valley rim hiking trail, with lunch enjoyed at a scenic spot on the trail. In the afternoon you'll be collected and transferred to Lilianfels Resort & Spa where your luggage awaits. After settling in, relax with a drink in the elegant Lounge Bar or indulge in a massage or treatment at the renowned Lilianfels Spa. Tonight, enjoy an evening of fine dining featuring local produce at the chef-hatted Darley's Restaurant. A generous credit is included for you to dine a la carte this evening.

Included: L - D

Lilianfels Darleys Restaurant External

Day 2

Check out before breakfast, leaving your luggage at reception, which your guide will ensure is waiting for you at the end of your walk today. After a hearty Blue Mountains breakfast in the Orangery Restaurant, set off for a day of private guided hiking and touring. Traipsing cliff edges and nature trails surrounded by lush ferns and towering eucalypts, you'll visit some of the most breathtaking sites in the Blue Mountains National Park, including the Three Sisters. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in a scenic spot this afternoon before arriving at Lilianfels to collect your luggage. Your driver will transfer you from here to Spicers Sangoma Retreat, your luxury base for the next two nights. As you settle into your Canopy Suite, enjoy a glass of wine from your mini-bar, taking in the peaceful bush setting. Later, join fellow guests in the main lodge for sunset drinks followed by a dinner showcasing local and organic produce from nearby Hawkesbury farms, paired with premium wines.

Included: B - L - D

Blue Mountains rainforest Tread Lightly

Day 3

After breakfast this morning, your private guide will take you on a stunning 2-3 hour walk taking in stunning Mt Banks. This walk offers one of the best views of the Blue Mountains that very few get to experience. A relaxed lunch is enjoyed at a scenic picnic site at Mt Banks before returning to Sangoma Retreat this afternoon. Relax in your Canopy Suite, sliding the walls open to invite in the sounds of the bush, or soothe tired muscles with a luxurious soak in your deep bathtub overlooking the forest canopy. Tonight enjoy another sensational degustation dinner with paired wines.

Included: B - L - D

Mt Banks hike

Day 4

Start the morning on a leisurely note, taking time to enjoy the birdsong from bed before breakfast. Mid-morning your driver will collect you for your transfer back to Sydney.

Included: B - L

SSR Accommodation Canopy Suite
6Season & Departure Dates
Season & Departure Dates

Available year-round with any day departure possible, subject to seasonality, weather and trail conditions. An extra night at Lilianfels is required (at additional cost) for stays on Saturday nights or public holidays.