7 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne visit planning app .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In September, Melbourne is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Wed), look for gifts at Trove Canberra, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, and finally get curious at Questacon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Canberra driving holiday planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Melbourne in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): wander the streets of The Rocks, then make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sydney online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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