5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Pune

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey planning site .

Pune, India to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Pune to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 28th (Fri), make a trip to Yosemite Village, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Bradbury Building ©
Bradbury Building

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