8 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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 19th (Wed): 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 see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Perth is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Perth due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta), expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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.
On the 20th (Thu), meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Flinders Street Station, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Perth in December; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 21°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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