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.
Kids will enjoy Tsongmo Lake and Ranka Monastery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nathula and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. Go for a jaunt from Gangtok to Lachung to see Yumthang Valley about 5 hours away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, admire the sheer force of Seven Sisters Waterfalls, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and gain insight at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gangtok road trip site .

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. You'll set off for Guwahati on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple and then snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Guwahati itinerary maker app .

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. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for Shillong on the 9th (Thu).

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.
Kids will enjoy Umiam Lake and Lady Hydari Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. Venture out of the city with trips to Cherrapunjee (Nohkalikai Falls & Mawsmai Cave). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, and make a trip to Shillong View Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shillong travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Shillong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) 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
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

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