17 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

17 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
1
Cooma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Thredbo Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Mount Beauty
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Beechworth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Canberra
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  20 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Cooma

Cooma ©
Cooma is a town in the south of New South Wales, Australia. Step out of Cooma with an excursion to Snow Gums Boardwalk in Charlotte Pass--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: hike along Summit Walk/Main Range Trail, look for gifts at Birdsnest, don't miss a visit to Cooma Court House, and see the interesting displays at Corrective Services NSW Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cooma itinerary builder.

Hyderabad, India to Cooma is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Cooma is 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in May: high temperatures in Cooma hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Cooma

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kosciuszko National Park, Snow Gums Boardwalk, Shut the Gate Wines
Highlights from your plan
Charlotte Pass ©
Charlotte Pass
Corrective Services NSW Museum ©
Corrective Services NSW Museum
Shut the Gate Wines ©
Shut the Gate Wines

2
nights
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
On the 19th (Tue), trek along Thredbo River Track, explore the striking landscape of Kosciuszko National Park, and then fly down the slopes at Thredbo Alpine Village. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery, then explore the activities along Lake Jindabyne, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Jindabyne Brewing.

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Drive from Cooma to Thredbo Village in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Thredbo Village when traveling from Cooma in May, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Mount Beauty.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trip

Jindabyne
Highlights from your plan
Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Jindabyne Brewing ©
Jindabyne Brewing

2
nights
Mount Beauty

Mount Beauty ©
Mount Beauty is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): hit the slopes at Falls Creek Alpine Resort, get great views at Mount Bogong Lookout, then browse the collection at Bright Library, then take in breathtaking views at Canyon Walk, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sullivans Lookout. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Falls Creek Cross Country and then hit the slopes at Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mount Beauty online visit planner.

Drive from Thredbo Village to Mount Beauty in 4 hours. In May, Mount Beauty is somewhat warmer than Thredbo Village - with highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Beechworth.

Things to do in Mount Beauty

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Falls Creek, Bright, Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board
Highlights from your plan
Falls Creek Alpine Resort ©
Falls Creek Alpine Resort
Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board ©
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board

3
nights
Beechworth

Beechworth ©
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wangaratta (King George V Gardens, Wangaratta Library, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Woolshed Waterfalls, take an in-depth tour of Beechworth Historic Courthouse, learn about winemaking at Brown Brothers, and stop by Beechworth Honey Experience.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Beechworth trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mount Beauty to Beechworth takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Beechworth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Wangaratta, Milawa, Myrtleford Gallery
Highlights from your plan
King George V Gardens ©
King George V Gardens
Beechworth Historic Courthouse ©
Beechworth Historic Courthouse
Brown Brothers ©
Brown Brothers

6
nights
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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint, and get curious at Questacon.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canberra online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Beechworth to Canberra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Canberra, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia