27 days in California Itinerary

27 days in California Itinerary

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27 days in California Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  26​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Los Angeles is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in September, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

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
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

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

4
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, hike along General Grant Tree Trail, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, and stroll through Congress Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in October since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

5
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, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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