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
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  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: admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, 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 travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey 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 and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
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: cast your line with a fishing tour, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get curious at Exploratorium, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site.

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 bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fishing Charters & Tours
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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