5 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

5 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

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5 days in Blue Mountains Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Blue Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lithgow
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and then hike along Grand Canyon track. Keep things going the next day: hike along Horseshoe Falls Walk, then explore and take pictures at The National Pass, then explore the stunning scenery at Lincoln's Rock, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at South Lawson Waterfall Circuit.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Blue Mountains National Park tour itinerary builder .

Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Blue Mountains National Park, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Lithgow.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

South Lawson Waterfall Circuit
Highlights from your plan
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

3
nights
Lithgow

Lithgow ©
Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Australiana Pioneer Village and Wentworth Falls Lake. Get in touch with nature at Evans Lookout and The Three Sisters. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lithgow: Hawkesbury Regional Gallery (in Windsor), Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, The Giant Stairway, & more) and Wind Eroded Cave (in Blackheath). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum.

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Explore your travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Lithgow with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Lithgow can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lithgow

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Wentworth Falls, The Australiana Pioneer Village, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum ©
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Evans Lookout ©
Evans Lookout

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