12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder website.

New Delhi, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Four Mile Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park vacation maker.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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