5 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

5 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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5 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Shillong
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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 Shillong's surroundings by going to Cherrapunjee (Mawsmai Cave & Nohkalikai Falls) and Umiam Lake (in Nongpoh). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, admire the natural beauty at Lady Hydari Park, and identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Shillong travel itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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