Last October, Australian voted 'Yes' to legalize same-sex marriage. Sydney is the heart of the Australian LGBT community. But the cities of Melbourne, Perth and Gold Coast aren't too far behind. The Great Barrier Reef, the Outbacks, the Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles and the indigenous wildlife like the kangaroos are too hard to resist.
Top things to see and do in Australia: Admire the unbelievable beauty of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge; dive in the Great Barrier Reef to discover the beauties of the underwater world; drive down the Great Ocean Road to admire nature-sculpted rock formations like the Twelve Apostles, London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge; spot kangaroos, koalas, sea lions and penguins on Kangaroo Island and live the cosmopolitan life in uber modern Melbourne.
Sydney Travel Guide - Happening bars, chic cafes, Bohemian 'hoods and drag shows.
Flight cost: Round-trip flights from Kochi to Perth cost around ₹23,000.
Daily budget: ₹8,500 including accommodation, three meals, local transportation and tourist attraction fees.
Best time to visit Australia: The best times to visit Australia are September through November and from March to May when the temperature ranges between 12 to 25 Celsius.
Where to stay in Australia: Courtyard West, Melbourne (₹5,441 for double), Chiliblue Hostel, Sydney (₹1,200 dorm bed). For more, check here.
For Australia travel guide and itineraries, please check Tripoto Australia Guide.