8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 2 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
3
Cairns
— 2 nights

2
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Amritsar, India to Sydney is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Amritsar in August, things will get much colder in Sydney: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, make a trip to Uluru, thentake in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

2
nights
Cairns

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns sightseeing planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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