• GROUP-GUIDED
  • 7 DAYS
  • Moderate
PRICE FROM £ 2,210 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £ 110 per person

OVERVIEW

Connect to country and truly immerse yourself in this one-of-a kind authentic Australian adventure. With two experienced indigenous guides from Tjoritja (West MacDonnell ranges) Western Arrernte country, trek the awe inspiring Larapinta Trail high through the ridgelines of the West MacDonnell Ranges, the Ormiston and Serpentine Gorges, and hike Mount Sonder at sunrise. Be amazed by the dramatic colour changes in the rock formations as the sun sets around your purpose built eco-campsite. Sleep under the stars in your private and spacious tent. This is one of the most spectacular outback experiences in Australia.

Experience the splendid isolation and remoteness of the most spectacular parts of the Larapinta Trail, with quality freshly cooked meals prepared by a dedicated First Nations cook offering the choice to enjoy indigenous inspired meals on some nights. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ormiston, Glen Helen & Serpentine Gorge, Finke River, Counts Point & Standley Chasm
  • Views from Mount Sonder at dawn
  • Experienced Indigenous Larapinta guides sharing their indepth knowledge on the land, culture, history and stories passed down through generations
  • Sleep under the stars and wake up surrounded by nature in a very comfortable campsite
  • These Larapinta trail walks take us through land sacred to the Arrernte Aboriginal people since the Dreamtime
  • Opportunity to enjoy indigenous inspired meals such as kangaroo pie
  • Enjoy pre dinner snacks around the campfire in the afternoons
  • Convenience of staying at the one campsite for the duration of your walking holiday

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
7 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate
PRICE FROM
£ 2210 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
£ 110 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • All-inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
  • 2 Experienced Indigenous guides from the land which you will walk on – Tjoritja Western Arrernte country
  • 6 Breathtaking walking days along the Larapinta
  • 6 Nights in comfortable and spacious 4 person-sized tents with a raised stretcher bed.  We will allocate 1 – 2 people per tent as per your preferences. Please note you will need to bring your own sleeping bag and pillow
  • All meals including continental breakfasts, two-course dinners and packed walkers lunches with fruit and snacks – all dietary requirements are catered for
  • All transport on and off the track and return transfers from Alice Springs
  • National park admission
  • Stroll information pack
  • Note: this is an alcohol free trip in respect for the traditional land owners

ACCOMMODATION & DINING DESKTOP

Each night you will be accommodated at the very comfortable purpose built Mangama Western Eco Campsite within the Tjoritja – West MacDonnell Ranges National Park located on the Larapinta Trail in the Rodna land trust. You will still get to enjoy all the creature comforts of clean toilets and hot showers (with a view) along with thoughtfully prepared meals. 

At the end of each day, you will return to the same campsite to your private tent, a hot shower and a camp cooked meal. The breathtaking location of the campsite reflects the region’s character and allows you to be as close to nature as possible, offering up great views and sunsets like no other over the West MacDonnell Ranges.

All of the two-course dinners are prepared by the onsite cook at the camp. There’s an emphasis on Australian produce and indigenous ingredients. Western style food will be available each night for those who are not wanting to try Australian game meats. All dinners are thoughtfully prepared to include the freshest produce available with enough protein and carbs to keep you fueled for your walking days on the trail.

There are multiple private toilets and showers on site which are cleaned multiple times a day. Please note toilets and showers are unisex.

The breakfasts each morning and the packed lunches will ensure that your appetite is always satisfied. You can look forward to enjoying your lunch at an incredible location along the Larapinta Trail. Your walker’s lunch will include a high protein type salad, wrap, muesli bar, fruit and other snacks.

Please note this is an alcohol free trip. No alcohol will be provided and no alcohol will be available for purchase. We kindly ask that you do not bring any alcohol with you out of respect to the traditional land owners.

GENERAL INFO

The Larapinta Trail tracks are dry and firm but often rocky underfoot. Most of the walks are easy to moderate. The more leisurely walks are great for first-timers – but you will still need a reasonable level of fitness. However, the walk often involves challenging walking of between 4 to 9 hours each day across rocky terrain and ridgelines with steep inclines, so experienced hikers won’t be disappointed. Please be advised that it may be warm this time of year and that you will need to carry at least 2 litres of water with you each day.

This trip operates with two experienced and knowledgeable guides so we can offer easier and harder walk options along the way.

Pre and post-tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Alice Springs. However, we pick up and drop off at the Mercure, Alice Springs. The tour starts at the Mercure at 8.30 am and includes the final night at the Mercure on return.

For what to bring, please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WHAT TO BRING

Larapinta Trail Under Canvas is a camping based walking holiday.

You will have a spacious 4 person sized tent which will already be set up upon your arrival in a purpose built eco campsite. The tent will have a stretcher bed set up. Please note you must bring your own sleeping bag and pillow with pillow case. We recommend ensuring your sleeping bag is designed for colder nights without frost (0 to -5°C).

There will be 3 toilets which are cleaned multiple times a day. There are also 4 showers which will have hot water.

For more information on what to bring, please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

This environment is only suitable to walk from May to August as it is too hot at other times. Nights are generally significantly cooler than day time temperatures. Please ensure you bring warm clothing for the evenings. The climate is marked by very low humidity. Please ensure you have at least 2L capacity for water on the walk, as this will be necessary.

See the Bureau of Meteorology information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

Larapinta climate graph

Source; BOM

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For this trip, we require that you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

Please note that for Larapinta – Under the Canvas 7 Day Walking Holiday we are unable to provide a refund or credit for cancellations made within 6 weeks of your starting date. You must have travel insurance to protect yourself against cancellation losses as you will forfeit the entire amount paid. 

Cancellations made prior to 6 weeks will forfeit their $400 deposit.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, or email us at info@stroll.com

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DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    Details
  • 1 Jun 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 2210

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
  • 6 Jul 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 2210

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
  • 29 Jul 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 2210

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
  • 8 Aug 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 2210

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110

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Overview

Connect to country and truly immerse yourself in this one-of-a kind authentic Australian adventure. With two experienced indigenous guides from Tjoritja (West MacDonnell ranges) Western Arrernte country, trek the awe inspiring Larapinta Trail high through the ridgelines of the West MacDonnell Ranges, the Ormiston and Serpentine Gorges, and hike Mount Sonder at sunrise. Be amazed by the dramatic colour changes in the rock formations as the sun sets around your purpose built eco-campsite. Sleep under the stars in your private and spacious tent. This is one of the most spectacular outback experiences in Australia.

Experience the splendid isolation and remoteness of the most spectacular parts of the Larapinta Trail, with quality freshly cooked meals prepared by a dedicated First Nations cook offering the choice to enjoy indigenous inspired meals on some nights. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ormiston, Glen Helen & Serpentine Gorge, Finke River, Counts Point & Standley Chasm
  • Views from Mount Sonder at dawn
  • Experienced Indigenous Larapinta guides sharing their indepth knowledge on the land, culture, history and stories passed down through generations
  • Sleep under the stars and wake up surrounded by nature in a very comfortable campsite
  • These Larapinta trail walks take us through land sacred to the Arrernte Aboriginal people since the Dreamtime
  • Opportunity to enjoy indigenous inspired meals such as kangaroo pie
  • Enjoy pre dinner snacks around the campfire in the afternoons
  • Convenience of staying at the one campsite for the duration of your walking holiday
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • All-inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
  • 2 Experienced Indigenous guides from the land which you will walk on – Tjoritja Western Arrernte country
  • 6 Breathtaking walking days along the Larapinta
  • 6 Nights in comfortable and spacious 4 person-sized tents with a raised stretcher bed.  We will allocate 1 – 2 people per tent as per your preferences. Please note you will need to bring your own sleeping bag and pillow
  • All meals including continental breakfasts, two-course dinners and packed walkers lunches with fruit and snacks – all dietary requirements are catered for
  • All transport on and off the track and return transfers from Alice Springs
  • National park admission
  • Stroll information pack
  • Note: this is an alcohol free trip in respect for the traditional land owners
Accommodation & Dining

Each night you will be accommodated at the very comfortable purpose built Mangama Western Eco Campsite within the Tjoritja – West MacDonnell Ranges National Park located on the Larapinta Trail in the Rodna land trust. You will still get to enjoy all the creature comforts of clean toilets and hot showers (with a view) along with thoughtfully prepared meals. 

At the end of each day, you will return to the same campsite to your private tent, a hot shower and a camp cooked meal. The breathtaking location of the campsite reflects the region’s character and allows you to be as close to nature as possible, offering up great views and sunsets like no other over the West MacDonnell Ranges.

All of the two-course dinners are prepared by the onsite cook at the camp. There’s an emphasis on Australian produce and indigenous ingredients. Western style food will be available each night for those who are not wanting to try Australian game meats. All dinners are thoughtfully prepared to include the freshest produce available with enough protein and carbs to keep you fueled for your walking days on the trail.

There are multiple private toilets and showers on site which are cleaned multiple times a day. Please note toilets and showers are unisex.

The breakfasts each morning and the packed lunches will ensure that your appetite is always satisfied. You can look forward to enjoying your lunch at an incredible location along the Larapinta Trail. Your walker’s lunch will include a high protein type salad, wrap, muesli bar, fruit and other snacks.

Please note this is an alcohol free trip. No alcohol will be provided and no alcohol will be available for purchase. We kindly ask that you do not bring any alcohol with you out of respect to the traditional land owners.

General Info

The Larapinta Trail tracks are dry and firm but often rocky underfoot. Most of the walks are easy to moderate. The more leisurely walks are great for first-timers – but you will still need a reasonable level of fitness. However, the walk often involves challenging walking of between 4 to 9 hours each day across rocky terrain and ridgelines with steep inclines, so experienced hikers won’t be disappointed. Please be advised that it may be warm this time of year and that you will need to carry at least 2 litres of water with you each day.

This trip operates with two experienced and knowledgeable guides so we can offer easier and harder walk options along the way.

Pre and post-tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Alice Springs. However, we pick up and drop off at the Mercure, Alice Springs. The tour starts at the Mercure at 8.30 am and includes the final night at the Mercure on return.

For what to bring, please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WHAT TO BRING

Larapinta Trail Under Canvas is a camping based walking holiday.

You will have a spacious 4 person sized tent which will already be set up upon your arrival in a purpose built eco campsite. The tent will have a stretcher bed set up. Please note you must bring your own sleeping bag and pillow with pillow case. We recommend ensuring your sleeping bag is designed for colder nights without frost (0 to -5°C).

There will be 3 toilets which are cleaned multiple times a day. There are also 4 showers which will have hot water.

For more information on what to bring, please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

This environment is only suitable to walk from May to August as it is too hot at other times. Nights are generally significantly cooler than day time temperatures. Please ensure you bring warm clothing for the evenings. The climate is marked by very low humidity. Please ensure you have at least 2L capacity for water on the walk, as this will be necessary.

See the Bureau of Meteorology information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

Larapinta climate graph

Source; BOM

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For this trip, we require that you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

Please note that for Larapinta – Under the Canvas 7 Day Walking Holiday we are unable to provide a refund or credit for cancellations made within 6 weeks of your starting date. You must have travel insurance to protect yourself against cancellation losses as you will forfeit the entire amount paid. 

Cancellations made prior to 6 weeks will forfeit their $400 deposit.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, or email us at info@stroll.com

Map
Departure Dates
  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Jun 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 2210
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
    DETAILS
  • Date
    6 Jul 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 2210
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
    DETAILS
  • Date
    29 Jul 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 2210
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
    DETAILS
  • Date
    8 Aug 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 2210
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 110
    DETAILS
REVIEWS

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