12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Bomdila
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Dawki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Shillong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru


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1
day
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 20th (Sat): browse the exhibits of The Maati Centre, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Guwahati War Cemetery, then stroll around Sradhanjali Kanan, and finally examine the collection at Treasured Wheels.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Guwahati online holiday planner .

Bengaluru to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, expect Guwahati to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Bomdila.

Things to do in Guwahati

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Treasured Wheels ©
Treasured Wheels
Guwahati War Cemetery ©
Guwahati War Cemetery
Sradhanjali Kanan ©
Sradhanjali Kanan

2
nights
Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sela Pass. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Apple Orchards, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chilipam Monastery, identify plant and animal life at Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, then get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bomdila Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sela Pass.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bomdila online travel route planner .

You can drive from Guwahati to Bomdila in 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dawki.

Things to do in Bomdila

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sela Pass
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Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery
Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass

1
night
Dawki

Dawki ©
Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India.GeographyIt is located at, on the border between India and Bangladesh.Border-crossingDawki-Tamabil is one of the few road border crossings between India and Bangladesh. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Byrdaw Falls, then explore the activities along Dawki River, and then steep yourself in history at India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dawki journey app .

Traveling by car from Bomdila to Dawki takes 12 hours. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Dawki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Byrdaw Falls
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Dawki River ©
Dawki River
India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate ©
India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arwah Cave and David Scott Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shillong: Cherrapunjee (Wah Kaba Falls, Mawmluh Cave, & more) and Garden of Caves (in Laitmawsiang). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Grand Madina Masjid, and take in the dramatic scenery at Sweet Falls.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Shillong online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Dawki to Shillong takes 2.5 hours. In July in Shillong, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cherrapunjee, Garden of Caves
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Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

2
nights
Guwahati

Guwahati
Step off the beaten path and head to Nameri National Park and Janardana Temple. Step out of Guwahati with an excursion to Hayagriva Madhava Temple in Hajo--about 1h 10 min away. Explore Guwahati further: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple, explore the activities along Chandubi Lake, and don't miss a visit to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Khetra Memorial.

Before you visit Guwahati, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Shillong to Guwahati by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nameri National Park, Hayagriva Madhava Temple
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Nameri National Park
Nameri National Park
Ugratara Temple ©
Ugratara Temple
Chandubi Lake ©
Chandubi Lake

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