7 days in Melbourne, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— Few hours
Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Queenstown

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 17th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne tour builder tool .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, get great views at The Three Sisters, trek along The Giant Stairway, then take some stellar pictures from Lincoln's Rock, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then take in the pleasant sights at Gordon Falls Lookout, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Katoomba, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Govetts Leap, Lincoln's Rock
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation website .

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Katoomba in September since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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