10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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10 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Cherrapunjee
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Lucknow

3
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Cherrapunjee is known for nature, wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge, explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, admire the sheer force of DaiƱthlen Falls, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church.

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Lucknow to Cherrapunjee is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village, explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, then take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mawlynnong holiday planner .

Drive from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge

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, wildlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, take a stroll through Police Bazar, and take in the dramatic natural features at Laitlum Canyons.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shillong trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Shillong takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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 4th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre, then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and finally take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Guwahati trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Guwahati are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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