There are many stunning destinations that you could visit in Sydney, Australia. Among these places is the Blue Mountains region, located just 50 kilometers away from New South Wales, the capital of Sydney. The Blue Mountains stretch over an area of 1.4 million Hectares. Among its tall trees are ancient caves, waterfalls, unique cliffs and a couple of tourist activities. Here are some of the top places that you could tour in the Blue Mountains region.
The Three Sisters
The three sisters are the most stunning landmark. It is located at Echo Point Katoomba, 2.5 km from the Great Western Highway. According to a recent tourist site report, the iconic landmark is visited by millions of people every year. You might wonder why the feature is named “three sisters.” Well, the story goes that the unusual rock formation represents three sisters to according to Aboriginal legend, were turned to stone by a sorcerer to protect them from three young men. The three sisters stand at 922, 918, and 906 meters tall, respectively, over 3000 feet above the sea level. The feature changes throughout the seasons, sunlight bringing out its magnificent colors
Lincoln Rock Wentworth Falls
Lincoln Rock is located on little Switzerland Drive, Wentworth falls. The destination was previously known as Flat Rock. It was renamed in 2013 Lincoln Hall, a mountaineer who lived nearby. He was left for dead on the great Mt Everest while descending, but fortunately, climbers rescued him the following day. The rock offers one of the most striking views in the Blue Mountains. It is an ideal location for formal shots, wedding photos, and portraits.
Blue Mountains National Park
Named after its numerous eucalyptus trees, the Blue Mountains National park harbors a massive area of subtropical rainforest and primitive jungle. The park is located about 60km from Sydney, making it one of the city’s popular day trips. Due to the wide variety of scenic spots, visitors flock the part for vacations, group tours and leisure. Rugged rock formations, waterfalls, abundant wildlife, ravines, heritage tracks, and long hiking trails make the park a favorite destination for lovers of nature. The park’s topography offers an ideal setting for canyoning, canoeing, rock climbing, caving, abseiling, camping, mountain biking, and horse riding.
These are some of the top destinations in the Blue Mountains private tour. During your visit to Sydney, take one or two of your days to visit the place. The region is ideal for workouts, family vacations, group tours, among other leisure activities.