17 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

17 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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17 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad


6
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 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

Ahmedabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Melbourne. In March, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Ahmedabad - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, engage your brain at Questacon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Canberra journey maker app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Canberra sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planner .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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