25 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

25 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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25 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 13th (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, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne travel planner .

Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

11
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.
When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney tour planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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