11 days in Northeast India Itinerary

11 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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11 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Cherrapunjee
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Cherrapunjee is known for nature, wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge, admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, Head underground at Arwah Cave, and identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee trip planner .

Bengaluru to Cherrapunjee is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River, and finally contemplate the long history of India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mawlynnong Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mawlynnong trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dawki
Highlights from your plan
Dawki River ©
Dawki River
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village

3
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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shillong road trip app .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Shillong in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Shillong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
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 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, make a trip to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, and finally take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Guwahati travel planning app .

Drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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