7 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  18​h
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
George Town, Penang Island

2
days
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 26th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then revel in the low prices at Canberra Outlet Centre, then delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

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George Town, Malaysia to Canberra is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from George Town in May: high temperatures in Canberra hover around 19°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

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Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

4
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

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Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in May, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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