On arrival into Sydney, collect your hire car, before checking in to your accommodation.
OVERNIGHT: Rydges Sydney Central
This morning leave the city behind you as you drive an easy 90 minutes west to Katoomba. This afternoon is at your leisure but why not head to Scenic World to take your pick from four amazing mountain experiences? The Scenic Skyway takes you high above ancient ravines that pass beneath the glass cabin floor for a jaw-dropping bird’s eye view. Your 360 degree vista takes in the famous Three Sisters, Jamison Valley and Katoomba Falls.
Immerse yourself in more of these incredible views from the Scenic Cableway as you descend more than 500 metres to the valley floor to stroll the elevated Scenic Walkway. Ride the steepest passenger railway in the world at a thrilling 52 degree incline. The Scenic Railway with its glass-roofed carriages is a Blue Mountains icon.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights The Hydro Majestic Hotel (B)
Explore more of the mountains at your leisure, or travel further afield with a day trip to Jenolan Caves, the largest caves in Australia. (B)
Today is at your leisure before heading back to Sydney. Continue your mountain discovery which could include visiting Leura. On your sightseeing list, you can’t miss the stunning Prince Henry Cliff Walk or Echo Point Lookout. (B)
After breakfast, check out of your accommodation and enjoy more of Sydney with your hire car before returning the vehicle. (B)
The Blue Mountains track is currently closed due to a landslide, resulting in a diversion to Sydney and regrettably no Blue Mountains excursion until March 2 for east-bound Indian Pacific guests.