Bharti AXA TRAVEL INSURANCE Travel Guide to Sydney Indian Embassy in Sydney Consulate General of India 265 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia Contact Number: +61 2 9223 2702 Visa Process for Indian Visitors to Sydney The following documents are required to get a visa to Sydney, Australia Original Passports with 6 Months Validity from date of travel Visa Application Form along with documents like Pan Card or Aadhaar Card Copy Cover letter mentioning details of applicants, passport details, travel details and details about who will bear expenses. If self-employed, required on company letterhead. Income Tax / Form 16 for last 3 years Hotel Bookings Air Tickets / Itinerary About Sydney Disclaimer: These are the standard requirements needed to attain an Australian Visa. The visa requirements may change according to factors like employment status, age, etc. One of the most prevalent cities in Australia is its state capital, Sydney. This metropolitan city is located on the east coast of Australia. It is surrounded by the Blue Mountains on the West, Hawkesbury on the North and Macarthur on the South. While Sydney is considered to be one of the happening places in Australia, there are many things to do in Sydney which tourists must keep in their mind. Sydney is divided into many districts and suburbs which are discussed below: Inner Suburb -Sydney continues about 3 km south of Sydney Cove. Surrounding Suburbs of Sydney include Potts Point to the East and Surry Hills to the South. Many localities reside in this inner suburb of Sydney. Eastern Suburb -Vaucluse is the most interesting place in the Eastern Suburb of Australia, it increases the popularity of Eastern Suburb. Point Piper located in the Eastern Suburb of Sydney is the most expensive street in the world. Famous tourist places like Coogee and Bondi are also located in the Eastern Suburb. Northern Suburb -Several famous landmarks of Sydney like Ryde Bridge, Macquarie Centre, Macquarie University are located in the Northern Suburb of Sydney. As Northern Suburb of Sydney is not separated, it includes the areas of upper North Shore, lower North Shore and beaches from North. Some of the commercial centres of North Sydney lie in the Northern Suburb. The Northern Beaches are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Sydney. Western Suburbs - The area of Parramatta, which is the largest industrial hub of Australia, is located in the Western Suburb of Sydney. This is one of the biggest among the other suburbs of Sydney covering an area of 5800 square km. The population of the Western Suburb is 1,665,273 approximately. There are many other places to visit in Sydney for tourists that are very beautiful and attractive. How to Reach Sydney From India Tourists can travel to Sydney by booking flights with international airlines that fly to the Sydney Airport. Travellers from India can reach Sydney by boarding flights, available from major Indian cities like Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. Some of the other Indian cities that are connected to Sydney by regular flights are Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kochi. Major airlines that operate from India to Sydney include Air India, Sri Lankan Airlines, Air Asia X, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific and more. Travelling within Sydney If you are a tourist and wondering how to travel in and around Sydney, then you can rest assured as this city has many travel options. Bus service is outstanding in the city, with the availability of the excellent Hop-On-Hop-Off bus. You can get on this bus as it drops off to all the major attractions of Sydney. You can also opt for walking through the streets, provided you have a trainer. You can also avail trains and ferries. Metro service is also well connected in the city. You can avail services of any of the transport options mentioned above for reaching Sydney points of interest. Best Time to Visit You can visit Sydney any time of the year as the city’s climatic conditions are good almost throughout the year. There is no “off-season” for Sydney as it is said to welcome guests any time of the year. Summer season in Sydney continues from December to February and winter is from May to August. The extravagant Sydney Festival takes place in January, and you should always plan your trip near to this important carnival in Sydney. The Brisbane Festival is another major festival of Sydney taking place in September. The famous places in Sydney look even prettier during these festival seasons. What to Pack? The casualness of the city is very prominent, and hence you can keep your attire low key. You can carry a few pairs of jeans, t-shirts, dresses, skirts, shorts, and a few full sleeved t-shirts and shirts. You must carry sunscreen and umbrella or a cap as sunshine is almost there for 340 days. Two-three pairs of comfortable slippers are required during your trip. Top Delicacies Sydney is the hub of some of the best cuisines of the world. Here is a list of delicacies which should not be missed if in Sydney. The Anzac biscuits, Emu, Macadamia Nuts, Damper, Pea and Ham Soup, Weet-Bix, Lamingtons, Salt and pepper Calamari, Fish and chips by the beach, John Dory Fillets, Iced Vovo, Barbecued snags, Balmain Bugs, Pavlova, Prawn Cocktail, Tim Tam, Dagwood Dog are to name a few. Indian Restaurants in Sydney Spiced by Billu’s Located at:7/33 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo NSW 2000, Australia Cuisine:Indian, Vegetarian-Friendly Contact No.: +61 2 9046 0979 Bombay 2 Mumbai Located at:Shop 2 42 Harris St, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia Cuisine:Indian, Asian, Pakistani Contact No.: +61 2 9660 9699 Manjit’s Located at: 49 Lime-street, King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour, Sydney Cuisine: Indian, Seafood Contact No.: +61 2 9279 3379 Shopping List Essentials Sydney is a paradise for shopaholics. It is heaven for buzzy market and boutiques. City centre in Sydney is one of the exciting shopping destinations. The Strand Arcade in Sydney is the main shopping centre for Australia’s very own Akubra Hats. You can get a pair of these hats as a souvenir from Australia. Shopping can be fascinating in Sydney as street shopping is trendy and the availability of choices is immense. Healthcare Centre Sydney Health Care Centre, Radiance Healthcare centre, Centre Health Australia are some of the easily accessible health care units in the city. There are also many private and public hospitals in almost every nook and corner of the Sydney. In order to secure your travel emergencies make sure you get travel insurance for your trip. It will be helpful throughout your travel plan to Sydney. Currency The Australian dollar is the local currency that is used in Sydney. Basics of Local Communication Language is not a barrier in the tourist places in Sydney, as the locals can speak in almost all foreign languages. If not, then English is widely and commonly used throughout Sydney. The language has now become the most spoken language with increased tourism. Other common languages spoken here include Mandarin, Arabic, Cantonese, Italian and Vietnamese. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Planning on an international trip? 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