12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Bomdila
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Tawang
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bomdila
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Kaziranga National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Guwahati
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, then take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Guwahati day trip planning app .

Mumbai to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Guwahati are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bomdila.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

1
night
Bomdila

Bomdila
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. On the 1st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chilipam Monastery, and then make a trip to Apple Orchards.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bomdila day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Bomdila takes 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tawang.

Things to do in Bomdila

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): appreciate the history behind Tawang War Memorial, steep yourself in history at Jaswant Garh War Memorial, then explore the activities along Madhuri Lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Taktsang Gompa. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Gorsam Chorten and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bum La Pass.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tawang trip planner.

You can drive from Bomdila to Tawang in 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bomdila.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Madhuri Lake ©
Madhuri Lake
Tawang War Memorial ©
Tawang War Memorial

1
night
Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point, admire the striking features of Bomdila Monastery, and then see the interesting displays at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bomdila travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tawang to Bomdila takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Bomdila

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery

2
nights
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 5th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then admire the majestic nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kaziranga National Park trip planner.

Getting from Bomdila to Kaziranga National Park by car takes about 6 hours. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Mawjymbuin Cave and then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Shillong journey website .

Getting from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong by car takes about 5.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mawjymbuin Cave ©
Mawjymbuin Cave
Lady Hydari Park ©
Lady Hydari Park

1
night
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Guwahati trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary ©
Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra ©
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra

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