9 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning site .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, things will get much colder in Sydney: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
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 28th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, then make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Canberra road trip planner.

Drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Canberra, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in April since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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