11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  14​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Popular historic sites such as Justice & Police Museum and Government House are in your itinerary. Step out of Sydney to go to Faulconbridge and see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney day trip planning site .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Sydney is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kathmandu to Sydney is 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Victoria and Immigration Museum. Step out of Melbourne to go to Ballarat and see Sovereign Hill, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip itinerary builder .

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 October, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, Jewish Holocaust Centre
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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