Start Your Adventurous Journey to Panoramic Uluru from Scenic Alice Springs!

Uluru shares its unique history as it has been home to the indigenous people inhabiting it for more than 30,000 years, and still remains a fascinating monument for thousands of tourists visiting it. From the heart of Alice Springs to the charming face of Uluru, it will surely make an epic road to set out. Here are the details of the secrets to embarking on this thrilling journey.

The Journey – Uluru to Alice Springs

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The biggest attraction for tourists in the Northern Area is the route from Alice Springs to Uluru which captures hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. This seems an unprecedented pilgrimage to the breathtakingly captivating scenery of Uluru. The location in the core chest of Red Centre adds to its beauty and charm that gives the beholders a charming alarm.

The journey from Alice Springs to Uluru is a must-do, taking the travellers through the heart of Australia. It is not a long journey (450km one-way trip from Alice Springs to Uluru), but it is a journey that will never let you down for a second with the magic of its charm. Picking up a campervan will be the best option for you to suit yourself for the full-fledged experience and fun. So the rentals will save you a good time and make your voyage an unforgettable one since you can go wherever you wish to go with comfort and coziness. This, you can rent at a reasonable cost. However, the beauty of nature and the stuff you are going to learn during this great visit is priceless and unfathomable.

Places to see

1. Alice Springs

Once you have set out for Uluru, you will find red sand, the sunshine falling on the soil, seeming like gold glittering through the dazzling rays. This makes Alice Springs one of the central hubs of tourism in Australia.

Bird shows at Alice Springs Desert Park will compel you to take a break, and have a curious sight at the venomous snakes and other animals. This will undoubtedly give you a sense of comprehension and appreciation of the flora and fauna; the natural world that we often forget to nourish, even to look at, as Davies rightly says, “We have no time to stand and stare”.  Alice Springs Desert Park will give you an immense knowledge of Australia’s culture and geographical features.

2. MacDonnell Ranges:

Ochre Pits in West MacDonnell Ranges
Ochre Pits in West MacDonnell Ranges. Img Src: Prince Roy’s Flickr via  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported.

It’s not an uphill task to set off from Alice to Uluru in around six hours along with sealed Stuart and Lasseter highways, but guess where the real fun lies? Rather, drive into the MacDonnell Ranges for an everlastingly immense aestheticism of nature. The ranges are divided into the West and the East. These ranges with their lofty majesty will leave an enticing impression measureless to man.

Alice Springs rests in the midst of the marvellous Macdonnell Ranges. These ranges have splendid gorges which have their own beauty and attract huge tourists globally.

3. Kings Canyon and Watarrka National Park:

Watarrka National Park

After getting relished by the majestic beauty and glory of MacDonnell Ranges, head off-road along the Meerenie Loop, you will reach another place named Kings Canyon just down the Kings Creek Station; a bewitching and spiritually healing place situated in Watarrka National Park.

Kings Canyon has stupendous beauty and a supercalifragilistic history of its own. The bottom layer of the sandstone of Canyon had been deposited around 440 million years ago while the bottom layer formed about 400 million years ago. It is the main feature of Watarrka National Park. Canyon’s towering huge red cliffs and rocky domes make it unique in itself. You feel over the moon and on top of the world as you tread along the tall red rocky cliffs of the Kings Canyon, and take the sight of palm forests down the hills. You feel like a king yourself. Such experiences make you realize the diversity of the world and the Immortality of such wonders.

4. Uluru

Panorama of Uluru around sunset, showing its distinct red colouration at dusk.
Panorama of Uluru around sunset, showing its distinct red colouration at dusk.. Img Src: By Stuart Edwards – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

After all, the long yet pleasant and adventurous voyage has brought you to Uluru. Uluru is one of the greatest wonderlands in the world. It is an ancient landscape having a few unique features attributed to it. It is 348 meters high, and is one of the world’s largest monoliths, towering over the surrounding landscape. In total, Uluru is not only a cultural hub, it is equally celebrated as a tourist hub, as well.

A Natural Panoramic Wonderland:

Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) is an absolute beautiful wonderland. As you sit back and behold the dazzling sun rays falling upon the red thick rocks of Uluru, making you feel like flowing with the fascinating flood of natural beauty that for many are healing medicine.

Uluru is called the spiritual heart of Australia for its unsurpassed iconic monolith. A journey to Uluru has the power to reshape your mind and alter the way you think about a number of things; mould your perception of the world into a positive bent.

The First Glimpse:

The very first glimpse of Uluru from above will make you feel it as giant yet mesmerizing in its own mysterious way that has been slumbering for ages. Beholding the Uluru fascination will take your breath away as the silence gives you a melody, making you feel a kind of spiritual longing within yourself. No wonder, this place is often deemed a therapeutic location.

For the Aboriginals, the Anangu, who have been living here for ages, Uluru is a sacred place. Uluru and Kata Tjuta, also known as the Olgas, are the two main features of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

What Not to Miss?

If you are a big fan of nature’s enthralling wonders, you just can not afford to miss the Sunrise as well as the sunset in Uluru. Set your alarm to make sure you are there to witness Uluru’s incredible Sunrise. Sunrise is certainly one of the most fascinating traits of Uluru as it shows the surface bathing in the dazzling and flaming red. The sunset is equally matchless; it shows the Uluru glowing with blue and purple hues seemingly dipping into new colourful attire. It seems as if the Uluru has dolled itself up with the new texture, and has shown itself for a few moments like a rainbow showing temporarily.

So, start your physical and perhaps spiritual journey as well to Uluru, and relish yourself with the landscapes and wonders of Uluru!

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