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.
Popular historic sites such as Nathula Pass and Ranka Monastery are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. Take a break from Gangtok with a short trip to Yumthang Valley in Lachung, about 5h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through MG Marg, admire all the interesting features of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and explore the activities along Gurudongmar Lake.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok sightseeing app .

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 7th (Wed), 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.
On the 7th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple and then take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Guwahati itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Guwahati takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Guwahati sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 8th (Thu), 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Falls and Mawsmai Cave. Step out of Shillong with an excursion to Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunjee--about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Hydari Park, and wander the streets of Police Bazar.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Shillong sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time 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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