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

7
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.
Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Opal Minded. Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Leura (Teddy Sinclair & The Nook), Captain Chocolate (in Jannali) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Giant Stairway). There's lots more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in October, things will get little chillier in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Leura, Katoomba, Captain Chocolate
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Opal Minded ©
Opal Minded
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

3
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 outdoors at Eastern Beach Reserve and Dandenong Ranges National Park. For shopping fun, head to Art Gallery of Ballarat or Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Dedicate the 7th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral and take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour planning site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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