14 days in Sydney & Australian Capital Territory Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Australian Capital Territory Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney & Australian Capital Territory Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 9 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney road trip planning site .

Chennai, India to Sydney is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Chennai to Sydney, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in August, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

9
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like ANZAC Parade Walk and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canberra: Corrective Services NSW Museum (in Cooma) and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (in Paddys River). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Namadgi National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, get curious at Questacon, and walk around Commonwealth Park.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get a bit cooler in Canberra: highs are around 15°C and lows about 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Corrective Services NSW Museum, Pigeon House Mountain
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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