10 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

10 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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10 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: Shillong
1
Shillong
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cherrapunjee
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Shillong

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Air Force Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to All Saints Church and Marai Cave. Visit Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and The Grand Madina Masjid for their historical value. When in Shillong, make a side trip to see Umiam Lake in Nongpoh, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Police Bazar, contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium, and examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

Before you visit Shillong, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Shillong. January in Shillong sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Umiam Lake
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All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©

3
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): wander the streets of Smit Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, Head underground at Arwah Cave, and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee road trip planning site .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Smit Village
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Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Smit Village ©
Smit Village
Nongsawlia Church ©
Nongsawlia Church

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