9 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Chennai (Madras)

5
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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning website .

Chennai (Madras), India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then get some fabulous bargains 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. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, then make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and then identify plant and animal life at Floriade.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip planning website .

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Canberra when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Floriade ©
Floriade

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