10 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
2
Guwahati
— 1 night
3
Shillong
— 4 nights

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nathula and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MG Marg and Ranka Monastery. Take a break from Gangtok with a short trip to Yumthang Valley in Lachung, about 5 hours away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Gurudongmar Lake, get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Zoological Park, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, and don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gangtok trip planner.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sikkim, Yumthang Valley
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

1
night
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 5th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple and then snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Guwahati trip planner.

You can fly from Gangtok to Guwahati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Saraighat Bridge ©
Saraighat Bridge

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and All Saints Church. Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Falls and Umiam Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Shillong side-trips: Sohra (Nohkalikai Falls & Mawsmai Cave). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Police Bazar, explore the activities along Ward's Lake, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Hydari Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip builder site.

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sohra
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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