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ORANGE AND BLUE DELIGHTS

5 days / 4 nights

We invite you to hit the road to discover the unique character of the towns and villages that make up the Orange Wine Country and Blue Mountains National Park Regions.  On this 5 day Discovery we take time to visit rustic cellar doors with magnificent views, meander country lanes lined with gumtrees, enjoy fine dining with local hospitality, explore local boutiques and immerse in the natural beauty that makes up the Blue Mountains National Park.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5 days personalised touring experience exploring Orange and the Blue Mountains regions
  • Mt Tomah Gardens – the only botanic gardens in a World Heritage Region
  • Stunning landscapes, food and wine experiences in Orange
  • Visit charming historic townships of Blayney, Millthorpe and Carcoar
  • Visit remote Blue Mountains lookouts with short walks and time for lunch and a stroll in the quaint town of Leura
Ferment Tasting Room Group Orange

ITINERARY

DAY 1 TUESDAY SYDNEY TO ORANGE (LD)

8.00am Depart from Sydney via the Bells Line of Road to Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens for a guided tour and morning tea refreshments.  At Bathurst a loop around the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit and lunch.   Enroute to Orange, we visit the Beekeepers Inn for honey sampling. Check in and have time at leisure in Orange before experiencing a wine tasting at Ferment cellar door, housed in a beautifully preserved heritage building. Their selection showcases wines from the Central Ranges of NSW and beyond.  Then dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Orange – Byng St Boutique Hotel or Similar


DAY 2 WEDNESDAY – ORANGE (BL)

Today is all about the produce of Orange!  Known as ‘Australia’s Food Basket’, the region is a haven of vineyard-dotted hills and abundant stone fruit and orchards. The combination of high altitude, a cool climate and rich volcanic soil create prime conditions for growing grapes, cherries, peaches, plums, apples, figs, quinces, truffles and so much more. The district’s unique viticulture produces fine cool-climate wines, which visitors will begin to recognise as they taste their way through the region’s many cellar doors.  Today is spent touring and tasting a selection of wineries and local farms.  Lunch to be enjoyed at a local winery.  Return to our accommodation late afternoon with the evening free at leisure. Dinner tonight not included – your guide can make recommendations and dinner reservations for you.

Overnight: Orange – Byng St Boutique Hotel or Similar

DAY 3 THURSDAY MILLTHORPE & SURROUNDS (BLD)

A leisurely start this morning has us travelling to the beautiful heritage listed town of Millthorpe. Here you have some time at leisure to browse the enticing boutiques before we try some of the locally produced wines followed by lunch at the quaint Old Mill Cafe. After lunch, time for another wine tasting at a local winery before returning to Orange for some leisure time or another winery visit followed by dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Orange – Byng St Boutique Hotel or Similar


DAY 4 – FRIDAY BLAYNEY – CARCOAR – BLUE MOUNTAINS (BLD)

Departing from Orange, our journey today takes us through picturesque countryside to the historic town of Blayney. Known colonial architecture, delightful boutiques and local charm we take time to explore at leisure. We also enjoy a visit (subject to being open) to an Organic Apple Farm before continuing through picturesque country to Carcoar which lays claim to be the most intact historic village in Australia. Long seen by filmmakers as the perfect set for period tales, the village has been authentically and fully restored and is now home to an eclectic mix of interesting boutique, art and antique shops.   We have time to explore and enjoy lunch at the local pub before departing and enjoying the leisurely drive to Blackheath and our accommodation at the Hydro Majestic Hotel.  This iconic historical hotel stretches 1.1km along the escarpment edge of the spectacular World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains overlooking the picturesque Megalong Valley.  This evening, dinner in the beautiful Wintergarden Restaurant is included.al winery. Return to our accommodation late afternoon with the evening free at leisure.

Overnight – Hydro Majestic

DAY 5 SATURDAY BLUE MOUNTAINS – SYDNEY (BL)

Home to some of the country’s most dazzling natural attractions and charming country villages, the Blue Mountains are world famous. With sensational views over the deep valley troughs, formed over millions of years, the lookouts are spectacular.  Today we spend exploring a selection of remote lookouts away from the crowds to learn of the history, flora and fauna of this stunning region.   Enjoy short walks and a visit to the gorgeous village of Leura to explore the boutique shops and indulge in a delicious lunch.   Arrive in Sydney approximately 4.30-5.00pm where tour will conclude.

Millthorpe Main Street

Price From:

10 Guests Travelling = $2060.00 per person Twin-share accommodation

(Please note: Price is based on you having 10 Adults travelling in your group. Should your party consist of less or more than 10 we can provide applicable costs on request)

Single Supplement: $630.00

DEPARTURES Tours are currently based on Private Exclusive Charter. Scheduled departures due to commence from October 2020. Please contact our office to discuss your preferred dates of travel and group size and we will tailor accordingly. We will also happily offer custom price and experience quotes.
DURATION 5 days
FITNESS REQUIRED EASY GOING – This tour is not physically demanding. It include easy guided walks, which are mainly on flat ground. For all clients to fully enjoy this travel experience, excellent health and mobility is required by all.
WEAR Comfortable clothing, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Expert Driver Guide Escort
Twin-share accommodation, all rooms with ensuite based on Boutique Premium Hotel
Meals as advised (B= Breakfast / L = Lunch/ D=Dinner)
Admissions & Sustainable Water bottles on board.
Travel in bespoke 14 or 17 passenger Seat tour Vehicle with reclining leather coach seats & air conditioning
NOT INCLUDED
Beverages with meals unless otherwise specified
Travel Insurance
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Image Credits: Destination NSW


  • 5 days personalised touring experience exploring Orange and the Blue Mountains regions
  • Mt Tomah Gardens – the only botanic gardens in a World Heritage Region
  • Stunning landscapes, food and wine experiences in Orange
  • Visit charming historic townships of Blayney, Millthorpe and Carcoar
  • Visit remote Blue Mountains lookouts with short walks and time for lunch and a stroll in the quaint town of Leura
Orange Region Scenic view Image Credits: Destination NSW
Orange Cellar Door - Word of Mouth
Image Credit: Destination NSW
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Orange Wine Region tour cheese
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Orange Wine Region tour taste at Ferment
Orange and Blue tour map