11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Cairo

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Get a sense of the local culture at Union Square and Exploratorium. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planner .

Cairo, Egypt to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. In April, San Francisco is little chillier than Cairo - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
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.
Head to Hammer Museum and Melrose Trading Postfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Montana Avenue, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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