9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Mono Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Mono Hot Springs

Mono Hot Springs ©
Mono Hot Springs is a summer resort, campground, unincorporated community, and a group of hot springs in Fresno County, central California. For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mono Hot Springs day trip app .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Mono Hot Springs is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in August, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Mono Hot Springs: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mono Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

California Route 36, Florence Lake
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Florence Lake ©
Florence Lake

2
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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then hike along Mariposa Grove, and then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mono Hot Springs to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Mono Hot Springs in August, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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