13 days in Northeast India Itinerary

13 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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13 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Jodhpur
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Agartala
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
4
Imphal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Kohima
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Jodhpur

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: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, take a stroll through Police Bazar, and explore the activities along Ward's Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shillong trip planning website .

Jodhpur to Shillong is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Jodhpur in October, plan for slightly colder days in Shillong, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 11th (Fri), Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, then admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church. On the 12th (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 other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee visit planner .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Cherrapunjee takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Agartala.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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

1
night
Agartala

Agartala ©
Agartala is the capital of Indian state of Tripura and also is the second largest city in North-east India after Guwahati, both in municipal area and population. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Neermahal, then stroll around Ravindra Kanan, and then explore the historical opulence of Ujjayanta Palace.

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Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Agartala takes 15 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Imphal.

Things to do in Agartala

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ujjayanta Palace ©
Ujjayanta Palace
Ravindra Kanan ©
Ravindra Kanan
Neermahal ©
Neermahal

1
night
Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Kombirei Garden and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loktak Lake. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Kangla Fort, admire the verdant scenery at Imphal Valley, stroll the grounds of Imphal War Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Three Mothers Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Imphal, Sri Sri Radha Krishnacandra Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Imphal trip website .

Traveling by car from Agartala to Imphal takes 17.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kohima.

Things to do in Imphal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Loktak Lake ©
Loktak Lake
Imphal War Cemetery ©
Imphal War Cemetery
Kangla Fort ©
Kangla Fort

1
night
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Naga Heritage Village, then take in the awesome beauty at Japfu Peak, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Kohima War Cemetery.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kohima road trip planning site .

Drive from Imphal to Kohima in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Kohima

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Naga Heritage Village ©
Naga Heritage Village

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.
On the 17th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kaziranga National Park route planner.

Getting from Kohima to Kaziranga National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Guwahati.

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

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 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, make a trip to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, and finally take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Guwahati itinerary builder .

You can drive from Kaziranga National Park to Guwahati in 4 hours. October in Guwahati sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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