11 days in Shillong, Sohra & Mawlynnong Itinerary

11 days in Shillong, Sohra & Mawlynnong Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Shillong
1
Shillong
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Mawlynnong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Shillong

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Falls and Mawphlang Sacred Forest. Visit Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and Anglican Cemetry for their historical value. Step out of Shillong with an excursion to David Scott Trail in Mawphlang--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, visit Police Bazar, contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong vacation builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Shillong. April in Shillong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

David Scott Trail, Shillong Golf Club
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
You've added Rainbow Falls, Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, Daiñthlen Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): Head underground at Arwah Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge and then admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sohra trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Shillong to Sohra in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

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

3
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, then take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and then take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River, and then admire the sheer force of Bophill Falls.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mawlynnong trip builder site.

You can drive from Sohra to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bophill Falls, Dawki River
Highlights from your plan
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Dawki River ©
Dawki River
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges

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