13 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia route planner

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Canberra
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Melbourne

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sovereign Hill and Old Melbourne Gaol. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Parliament House of Victoria and German Lutheran Trinity Church. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the landmark architecture of Tasma Terrace Gift Shop and Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Melbourne is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

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Canberra

— 2 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, contemplate the long history of Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George, steep yourself in history at Mugga-Mugga Cottage, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally don't miss a visit to Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery and then get curious at Questacon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Melbourne to Canberra takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in October, Canberra is little chillier at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sydney

— 5 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and St Phillip's Anglican church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Gallery One88 in Katoomba, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip app.

You can fly from Canberra to Sydney in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in November, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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