8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Swan River, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary tool .

Chandigarh, India to Perth is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Perth is 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Perth are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne travel route planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Melbourne is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can 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

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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