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Introducing Melbourne

It is the city with many secrets. Stylish, arty Melbourne is both dynamic and cosmopolitan and its proud of its place as Australian sporting and cultural capital.  Melbourne is best experienced as the magical city with some fascinating places to explore with our Australia holiday packages. These Melbourne tourist places have created a kaleidoscope of culture and ethnicity as it is the words best liveable city. Be a part of shopping arcades, glitzy restaurants, modern theaters, cafes and sizzling nightclubs. 

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Melbourne is between March and May and September and November. These shoulder season features moderate temperature and tourists crowds as well. In the summer months of December to February Melbourne bursts with hot climate while June to August affords cold weather and fewer travelers. Whereas, Melbourne’s fall sees the city alight with gold-topped trees and visitors will enjoy comfortable weather while taking in changing the colors. 

During spring time I.e. (September- November) visitors will enjoy blooming flowers and rising temperature that range from high 40s to low 70s. From June to August constitute Melbourne’s winter season and the city is likewise cold. Sydney and Brisbane by comparison are much warmer at this time of the year.  Explore this beautiful city with our International tour packages. 

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History & Culture

The City of Melbourne deferentially recognizes that it is situated on the conventional place where there is the Kulin Nation. This exceptional place is currently known by its European name of Melbourne. Explore it with our Melbourne holiday packages. Today, Melbourne is one of the incredible multicultural urban areas of the world and is a noteworthy gathering place. 

For the Wurundjeri, Boonerwrung, Taungurong, Djajawurrung and Wathaurung which make up the Kulin Nation, Melbourne has dependably been a vital gathering spot and area for occasions of social, instructive, sporting and social importance.

The fast populace development was down to the gold rush of the 1850s, which saw Melbourne take off as a genuine worldwide city. Those worthwhile years and the resulting land blast left Victoria with an extraordinary inheritance of fine design, instances of which can be found around the city today. Guests to the locale in the late nineteenth century named the city 'the gem of the southern half of the globe'.
Just as being a foodie city, Melbourne is something of a social center point, as well. Make a beeline for the Southbank region for a genuine intense training in Melbourne's crafts and culture scene. There's the Arts Center, Melbourne Theater Company, Malthouse Theater, Melbourne Recital Center and the National Gallery of Victoria. 

The Performing Arts Center hosts normal national and state music occasions, theater, dance and celebrations. What's more, with its Eiffel Tower-like shape, the Performing Arts Center building itself is really something of a symbol. For substantial scale music exhibitions, specialists and outfits, it's about the Melbourne Recital Center. It's known as 'the best place to hear' in light of the fact that it has two of the best acoustic spaces in the entire of the southern half of the globe.

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Geography

The city itself remains in an area of elevated backwoods known as the High Country. The city and metropolitan territories of Melbourne likewise ranges along the lower stretches of the Yarra River. Towards eastern Melbourne is the low-lying mountain ranges known as Dandenong Ranges, 35 km east of the city.

The city achieves south-east through Dandenong to the expansion passage of Pakenham towards West Gippsland, and southward through the Dandenong Creek valley, the Mornington Peninsula and the city of Frankston taking in the pinnacles of Olivers Hill, Mount Martha and Arthurs Seat, stretching out along the shores of Port Phillip as a solitary metropolis to achieve the restrictive suburb of Port sea and Point Nepean. 

In the west, it reaches out along the Maribyrnong River and its tributaries north towards Sunbury and the lower regions of the Macedon Ranges, and along the level volcanic plain nation towards Melton in the west, Werribee at the lower regions of the You Yangs rock edge and Geelong as a component of the more prominent metropolitan territory toward the south-west.

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Things to Do in Melbourne

 amazing street art
It is often believed that if you want to explore the actual essence of your travel destination, it is necessary to step out on foot and wander around the local lanes of the given city. When in Melbourne, it is inevitable to set off on a pedestal trip to look for amazing street art which can be found on various walls of the city. This street art is so exemplary that there are special street art tours organized for the same. You can hire a guide which has extended local knowledge in order to take you around the hidden underground treasures and also give you information about its artists. Not only this, but the tour guides will give you social and political context which inspired these artworks.
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Apart from its wildlife and stunning places, one of the things Australia is extremely famous for and that too on a global scale is the expertise it has attained in the sport of cricket. A popular and iconic spot in context with the same is the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Trendily known as "The G", this venue is basically is a stadium for all Australian sports. The massive size of this venue along with the impressive history it holds will surely intrigue you. Don't forget to visit its cafe, museum, and take an overall MCG tour when here.
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If you are one of those travelers who are looking for something unique to do in every travel location which you visit, then you should take a river cruise when in Melbourne. The river cruises here aren't just a set of huge boats that take you around a water body, they are much more lavish than that. It gives you a glimpse of the Melbourne skyline from another perspective all together, all while floating. The best way to make the most of this lavish cruise is to enjoy a meal while on the surface of water. If you don't want to do anything fancy, just sit back and relax while watching the world go past you.
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Eat Dumplings in Chinatown
Who would have thought that you could experience authentic Chinese cuisine in its absolute element that too in the Australian city of Melbourne? This area hidden in an Australian city will take you to the lanes of China itself. The entrance consists of grand red gates on passing of which you will enter an entirely different world. This world has fashion boutiques, karaoke places, cocktail bars, and most importantly, Chinese cuisine. This is why it is inevitable to try out the lip-smacking dumplings over here. 
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balloning Across Yara Valley
Certain things have their charm only in its natural phenomenon. And keeping this in mind, the agencies at Yarra valley know exactly how to make sure that you can make the most of this experience. This is why they offer going around the place in a hot air balloon. This hot air balloon ride approximately lasts for one hour during which takes you around the region of Yarra valley. This ride will give you the feeling as if you are literally floating in the air, it's like your childhood fantasy of flying amongst the clouds is coming true. This marvelous ride is followed by a complimentary breakfast. 
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Road Trip Along Ocean
It is a waste if you come all the way to Australia and not make the most of its coastal beauty. And the best way to do so is to set off on a road trip and drive leisurely parallel to the coastal border outside of Melbourne. Put aside a day for this road trip as the Great Ocean Road is said to be one of the most scenic coastal drives in the entire world. This scenic road spans across 400 kilometers between the towns of Torquay and Nelson.
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Packages & Recommendations

Tour Name
Trip Type
Month/Validity
Included Cities
Price Per Adult
Naturally New Zealand
9 Nights / 10 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Sep
Included Cities
Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurc
... Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 167,450
Onwards
Amazing Australia
6 Nights / 7 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Sep
Included Cities
Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N)
... Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 129,910
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Gold Coast (3N) - Melbourne (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Sydney (2N)
... Gold Coast (3N) - Melbourne (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Sydney (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 169,120
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
Included Cities
Gold Coast (3N) - Melbourne (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Sydney (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N
... Gold Coast (3N) - Melbourne (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Sydney (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 445,490
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Jan
Included Cities
Sydney (3N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N)
... Sydney (3N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Te Anau (1N) - Queenstown (3N) - Twizel (1N) - Christchurch (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 306,380
Onwards
Extravaganza Australia
13 Nights / 14 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Jun
  • Mar
  • May
  • Sep
Included Cities
Gold Coast (4N) - Tangalooma (1N) - Cairns (3N) - Sydney (3N) - Melbourne (2N)
... Gold Coast (4N) - Tangalooma (1N) - Cairns (3N) - Sydney (3N) - Melbourne (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 116,480
Onwards
Melbourne Short Break
3 Nights / 4 Days
Trip Type
Short Breaks
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Aug
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
  • Sep
Included Cities
Melbourne (3N)
... Melbourne (3N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 34,320
Onwards
Spectacular Australia New Zealand
15 Nights / 16 Days
Trip Type
Free & Easy – SIC Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Aug
  • Dec
  • Feb
  • Jan
  • Jul
  • Mar
  • Nov
  • Oct
  • Sep
Included Cities
Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) - Christchurch (1N) - Twizel (1N) - Te Anau (1N
... Sydney (2N) - Cairns (2N) - Melbourne (2N) - Christchurch (1N) - Twizel (1N) - Te Anau (1N) - Queenstown (2N) - Auckland (1N) - Rotorua (2N) - Auckland (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 264,500
Onwards

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