10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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Guwahati
— 1 day
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Shillong
— 3 nights
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Sohra
— 2 nights
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Mawlynnong
— 1 night
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Dawki
— 1 night
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Kohima
— 2 nights

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Guwahati

Guwahati ©

Gateway to Northeast India

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 3rd (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Guwahati online trip maker.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Kamakhya Temple
4.3
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Religious Site
Umananda Temple
4.3

3
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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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the awesome beauty at Shillong Peak, and don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shillong vacation planner.

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Umiam Lake
4.4
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Neighborhood
Police Bazar
2.2

2
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Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sohra trip planning website.

Drive from Shillong to Sohra in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Waterfall
Nohkalikai Falls
4.6

1
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Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
On the 9th (Wed), wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, then explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, then get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mawlynnong road trip planning site.

Getting from Sohra to Mawlynnong by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Dawki.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Nature
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Neighborhood
Mawlynnong Village
3.2
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Geologic Formation
Roots Bridges
4.7

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Dawki

Dawki ©
Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India.GeographyIt is located at, on the border between India and Bangladesh.Border-crossingDawki-Tamabil is one of the few road border crossings between India and Bangladesh. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Byrdaw Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Umngot River, and then explore the activities along Dawki River.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dawki trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Dawki takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Kohima.

Things to do in Dawki

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Water Body
Dawki River
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Water Body
Umngot River
4.3

2
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Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. On the 11th (Fri), appreciate the history behind AZ Phizo Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Catholic Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kohima War Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Khonoma Village and then don't miss a visit to Naga Heritage Village.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kohima online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dawki to Kohima takes 12.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kohima

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
Khonoma Village
4.7

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