19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

10
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: The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel route planning app .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Wentworth Falls, The National Pass
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

7
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 7th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Block Arcade, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne vacation planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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