10 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Shillong
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nathula and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Seven Sisters Waterfalls. When in Gangtok, make a side trip to see Yumthang Valley in Lachung, approximately 5 hours away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, and deepen your understanding at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok road trip planning website .

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple and then snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Guwahati trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Guwahati by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Guwahati sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel 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.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and All Saints Church. Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Police Bazar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Shillong: Cherrapunjee (Nohkalikai Falls & Mawsmai Cave). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Hydari Park, and make a trip to Shillong View Point.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Shillong itinerary planner .

Getting from Guwahati to Shillong by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sohra
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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