8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  21​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, stroll through Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, then go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get cooler in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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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 17th (Fri): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a stroll through The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney day trip website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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