11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  27​h
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip website .

Mumbai, India to San Diego is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Mumbai to San Diego. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in June, with highs in San Diego at 26°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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