8 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online route builder .

Amritsar, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Amritsar to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In September, Melbourne is cooler than Amritsar - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide day trip planning site .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. September in Adelaide sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Cedars
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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