13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Pune

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Pune, India to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Pune to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). Dedicate the 25th (Sat) 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, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

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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