6 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

6 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
2
Alice Springs
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
3
Darwin
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  9 h
End: Singapore

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night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then go for a walk through Field of Light.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 15- hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. While traveling from Singapore, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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Alice Springs

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In January in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Wildlife Parks
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Mason Gallery, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Alice Springs to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory ©
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove