9 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne attractions planner .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Floriade.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Canberra online trip maker .

Getting from Melbourne to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canberra, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Floriade ©
Floriade

4
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in October, with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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