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 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 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 9th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: hike along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya 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.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online travel route planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planning tool .

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 somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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