12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
1
Guwahati
— 1 day
car:  4​h
2
Tezpur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Dirang
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Tawang
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Bomdila
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Kaziranga National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Guwahati
— 1 night
End: Guwahati

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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 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Guwahati trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Guwahati. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tezpur.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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Tezpur

Tezpur ©
Tezpur is a city and Urban Agglomeration and the administrative headquarters and municipal board of Sonitpur district in the state of Assam in northeastern India. On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabhairab Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tezpur trip planner .

You can drive from Guwahati to Tezpur in 4 hours. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dirang.

Things to do in Tezpur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mahabhairab Temple ©
Mahabhairab Temple

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Dirang

Dirang
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the views at Sangti Valley.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dirang trip planner .

Drive from Tezpur to Dirang in 6 hours. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Dirang

Nature Parks

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Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
On the 13th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Gorsam Chorten, then stroll through Bum La Pass, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Taktsang Gompa. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Sela Pass.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tawang visit planning site .

Getting from Dirang to Tawang by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bomdila.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Taktsang Gompa ©
Taktsang Gompa

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Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, then admire the landmark architecture of Bomdila Monastery, and then take some stellar pictures from Bomdila War Memorial and View Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bomdila trip planner.

You can drive from Tawang to Bomdila in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Bomdila

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery

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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kaziranga National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kaziranga National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaziranga National Park tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bomdila to Kaziranga National Park takes 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kaziranga National Park, Kaziranga National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

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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: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, wander the streets of Police Bazar, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Shillong trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong takes 5.5 hours. January in Shillong sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

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

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Guwahati

Guwahati ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Guwahati trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Saraighat Bridge ©
Saraighat Bridge

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