Blue Mountains: Hiking the National Pass

Australia, Sydney Guide (B): Blue Mountains: Hiking the National Pass

Being incredibly intrigued by mountains, fresh air and waterfalls, the Blue Mountains located just 50 km. from the center of Sydney were calling my name from the moment I got to Sydney. After so much time spent in concrete jungles, I knew that I had to go there. Since Naufar had the day off work, he decided to join me and we had a great day hiking the beautiful National Pass together.

On Sundays, public transport in all of Sydney and the surrounding areas only costs 2.50 AUD for the entire day. It’s crazy cheap! I decided to take advantage of that and go on a trip to the Blue Mountains, which was my number 1 must-see in Sydney.

The Blue Mountains is a range of mountains, plateaux and escarpments in extension of the Great Dividing Range, a mountain range that stretches more than 3.500 km. through the eastern coastline of Australia. The mountains in the Blue Mountains actually do look blue because of the characteristic blue haze in the area.

The town of Katoomba is the main town in the Blue Mountains and a great starting point for many of the amazing hiking trails. It’s located 110 km. from Sydney. This was where we chose to start our Blue Mountains adventure. We caught the train to Katoomba and set off to the famous rock formation called The Three Sisters located just outside Katoomba. The rock formation towers above the Jamieson Valley, which creates a beautiful view that is highly popular with tourists. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Blue Mountains: Hiking the National Pass
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
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