10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Tawang
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Shillong
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, explore and take pictures at Regional Science Center, then contemplate the waterfront views at Brahmaputra River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugratara Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Guwahati online trip builder .

Mumbai to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Guwahati. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brahmaputra River
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

1
night
Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Nuranang Falls and then explore the activities along Sela Pass. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Tawang War Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Taktsang Gompa, then explore the activities along Madhuri Lake, then admire the landmark architecture of Gorsam Chorten, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tawang Monastrey.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tawang online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Guwahati to Tawang by car takes about 14.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery
Tawang War Memorial ©
Tawang War Memorial

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany, and finally explore the activities along Dawki River. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge and then wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mawlynnong trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Tawang to Mawlynnong takes 18 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dawki River
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Dawki River ©
Dawki River
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, parks, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip planner .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Shillong in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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