23 days in California Itinerary

23 days in California Itinerary

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23 days in California Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  22​h
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at Timken Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego online trip itinerary builder .

New Delhi, India to San Diego is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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 these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
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.
Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 22nd (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Tunnel View, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

6
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, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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