10 days in Meghalaya & Nagaland Itinerary

10 days in Meghalaya & Nagaland Itinerary

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10 days in Meghalaya & Nagaland Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Shillong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
Kohima
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

5
days
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Explore hidden gems such as Umiam Lake and Daiñthlen Falls. Do some cultural sightseeing at Air Force Museum and Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Step out of Shillong with an excursion to Mawsmai Cave in Cherrapunjee--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, examine the collection at Butterfly Museum, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, and make a trip to Shillong View Point.

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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Cherrapunjee, Umiam Lake, Shillong Peak
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Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Shillong Peak ©
Shillong Peak
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

2
days
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Mawlynnong is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state, India. On the 28th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, and then take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River.

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Traveling by car from Shillong to Mawlynnong takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kohima.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Dawki River
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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges

2
days
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima ) is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Burma. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Kohima Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Khonoma Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church, then make a trip to Naga Heritage Village, and finally appreciate the views at Dzükou Valley.

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Drive from Mawlynnong to Kohima in 11.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kohima

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dzükou Valley
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Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Naga Heritage Village ©
Naga Heritage Village

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