12 days in Meghalaya & Assam Itinerary

12 days in Meghalaya & Assam Itinerary

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12 days in Meghalaya & Assam Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Mawlynnong
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Guwahati


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2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee trip planner .

Guwahati to Cherrapunjee is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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

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: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong day trip planner .

Drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Shillong

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kaziranga National Park and then admire the majestic nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaziranga National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Shillong to Kaziranga National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, then head outdoors with Awe Rides, and finally identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Fancy Bazar, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and finally take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Guwahati holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Guwahati takes 4 hours. March in Guwahati sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 29th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Byrdaw Falls, explore the activities along Dawki River, and then contemplate the long history of India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany, admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, and finally take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mawlynnong trip maker tool .

You can drive from Guwahati to Mawlynnong in 5 hours. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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