10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Colombo

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wentworth Falls and Leura Cascades. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Colombo to Sydney, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Colombo in March, with highs in Sydney at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura Cascades, Govetts Leap
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore hidden gems such as Eastern Beach Reserve and Fitzroy Gardens. Dedicate the 19th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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