9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

2
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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Amritsar, India to Sydney is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amritsar to Sydney is 4 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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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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.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then get great views at Uluru, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

1
night
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 20th (Tue), stop by With Sugar, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get outside with Horses in Port, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, expect Port Douglas to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Horses in Port ©
Horses in Port

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nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): browse the exhibits of Village Gallery and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Village Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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