22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stop by Darling Harbour, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planning site.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sydney. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Melbourne.
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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.
Dedicate the 2nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much warmer (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Cairns.
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Cairns — 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 8th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairns road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for slightly colder days in Cairns, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 5 nights

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Cape Tribulation (Dubuji Boardwalk, Marrdja Botanical Walk, &more) and Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan). Spend the 11th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas holiday maker site.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for home on the 15th (Tue).
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Australia travel guide

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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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