16 days in Mumbai, Darwin & Papua New Guinea Itinerary

16 days in Mumbai, Darwin & Papua New Guinea Itinerary

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Mumbai, India
— 5 nights
2
Darwin, Australia
— 6 nights
3
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
— 3 nights

5
nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Step out of Mumbai to go to Lonavala and see Della Adventure Park, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Della Adventure Park
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

6
nights
Darwin, Australia

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Darwin day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Darwin takes 16.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai to Darwin, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. October in Darwin sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Port Moresby.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

3
nights
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby ©
In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Varirata National Park. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bomana War Cemetery, browse the different shops at Vision City Mega Mall, get a sense of history and politics at National Parliament House, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum and Art Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Moresby online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Darwin to Port Moresby in 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Port Moresby. When traveling from Darwin in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Moresby: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Port Moresby Nature Park ©
Port Moresby Nature Park
Bomana War Cemetery ©
Bomana War Cemetery
Varirata National Park ©
Varirata National Park

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