9 days in New South Wales Itinerary

9 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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9 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
1
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, don't miss a visit to Day FIne Art, explore the stunning scenery at Lincoln's Rock, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip maker app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Katoomba is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Katoomba due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August; daily highs in Katoomba reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

5
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: wander the streets of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Sydney. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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