13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Katoomba (Blue Mountains, The Three Sisters, & more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney vacation builder website .

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lincoln's Rock
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 25th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 24th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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