7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  16​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New Delhi in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then stroll through Bondi Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. On the next day, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney tour planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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