8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
St. Helena
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

1
day
St. Helena

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our St. Helena online travel planner .

Chandigarh, India to St. Helena is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in St. Helena can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

Plan my day in Carmel using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Carmel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and bus. When traveling from St. Helena in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, wander the streets of Chinatown, and tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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