25 days in Australia & New Delhi Itinerary

25 days in Australia & New Delhi Itinerary

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New Delhi, India
— 4 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
Drive
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Cranbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
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Melbourne, Australia
— 1 day
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
Fly
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Gold Coast, Australia
— 5 nights
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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New Delhi, India

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New Delhi, India — 4 nights

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Spend the 9th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, steep yourself in history at India Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Delhi trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Melbourne, Australia — 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.
Dedicate the 13th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planning tool.

You can fly from New Delhi to Melbourne in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 4.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.
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Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip tool.

You'll set off for Cranbourne on the 14th (Tue).
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Cranbourne, Australia — 3 nights

Explore Cranbourne's surroundings by going to State Coal Mine (in Wonthaggi), Panton Vineyard (in Shoreham) and Tyabb Packing House Antiques (in Tyabb).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cranbourne trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Cranbourne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Melbourne.
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Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks
Side Trips

Melbourne, Australia — 1 night

Australia's Garden City

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cranbourne to Melbourne in an hour. Another option is to drive. You will leave for Melbourne on the 18th (Sat).
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Melbourne, Australia — 1 day

Australia's Garden City

On the 18th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.
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Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne itinerary planner.

On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip tool.

You'll set off for Melbourne on the 18th (Sat).
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online day trip planner.

On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online vacation planner.

You will leave for Melbourne on the 18th (Sat).
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planner.

On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne itinerary maker app.

You will leave for Cairns on the 18th (Sat).
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Cairns, Australia — 6 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Scuba & Snorkeling, Safaris, &more). There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip builder app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, Cairns is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips

Cairns, Australia

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cairns online travel planner.

On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Cairns.
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Cairns, Australia

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairns attractions planner.

You will leave for Gold Coast on the 24th (Fri).
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Gold Coast, Australia — 5 nights

A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Brisbane (Newstead House, South Bank Parklands, &more). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, experience the excitement of Infinity Attraction, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast route builder.

Fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect Gold Coast to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.
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Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Side Trip

Gold Coast, Australia

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder tool.

You'll set off for Gold Coast on the 29th (Wed).
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Gold Coast, Australia

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip maker.

You will leave for Melbourne on the 29th (Wed).
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Melbourne, Australia — 1 night

Australia's Garden City

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Melbourne is slightly colder than Gold Coast - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

To find out how to plan a trip to Melbourne, use our trip itinerary maker.

On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne online travel route planner.

On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip builder website.

On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to New Delhi.
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New Delhi, India

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Delhi planner.

Getting from Melbourne to New Delhi by flight takes about 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 45°C and lows are around 32°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.
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Tours · Shopping · Transportation · Outdoors

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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