6 days in Melbourne, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne, Katoomba & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Queenstown

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 17th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne journey planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 18th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get great views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, then stop by The Nook, and finally stop by Moontree. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Candy Store Leura, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, then browse the fresh offerings at Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets, and finally learn about winemaking at Hillbilly Cider.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Katoomba online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Katoomba, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Rick Rutherford's Country, Hillbilly Cider, Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney visit planner.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Katoomba in September, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market

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