8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Degraves Street. Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, stop by The Junk Company, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get much colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Queen Victoria Building (QVB). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography, let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney holiday planning tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In June, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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