15 days in Northeast India Itinerary

15 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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15 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Raipur
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Shillong
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Guwahati
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Tawang
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Kohima
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Raipur

4
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.
Explore Shillong's surroundings by going to Cherrapunjee (Wah Kaba Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take a stroll through Police Bazar, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, and explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shillong driving holiday website .

Raipur to Shillong is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In May in Shillong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), you're off toGuwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nameri National Park in Nameri National Park (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, make a trip to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, and hunt for treasures at Fancy Bazar.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Guwahati journey planner.

Getting from Shillong to Guwahati by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nameri National Park
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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.
Tawang is known for nature, historic sites, trails, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Sela Pass, admire the striking features of Gorsam Chorten, appreciate the history behind Tawang War Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tawang Monastrey.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tawang trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Tawang takes 14.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kohima.

Things to do in Tawang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery
Tawang War Memorial ©
Tawang War Memorial

3
nights
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church, examine the collection at Kohima Museum, then stroll the grounds of Kohima War Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Khonoma Village, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Catholic Cathedral. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Japfu Peak, then make a trip to Naga Heritage Village, and then appreciate the views at Dzükou Valley.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kohima travel route planner.

You can drive from Tawang to Kohima in 19.5 hours. Another option is to fly. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kohima

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dzükou Valley, Khonoma Village
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Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Naga Heritage Village ©
Naga Heritage Village

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