11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planner .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney is 3 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in October, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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