10 days in Gangtok & Northeast India Itinerary

10 days in Gangtok & Northeast India Itinerary

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10 days in Gangtok & Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Nathula has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then make a trip to Nathula. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and then wander the streets of MG Marg.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip builder tool .

Ahmedabad to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Guwahati.

Things to do in Gangtok

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

2
nights
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
On the 10th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Nameri National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Guwahati travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Guwahati by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Guwahati are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nameri National Park
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple
Nameri National Park
Nameri National Park

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like David Scott Trail and All Saints Church. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

David Scott Trail
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David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Cherrapunjee takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls

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