16 days in Northeast India Itinerary

16 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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Agartala
— 2 nights
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
4
Guwahati
— 3 nights
5
Golaghat
— 1 night
6
Kohima
— 2 nights
7
Imphal
— 2 nights

2
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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Gondacherra Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourteen Gods' Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Devtamura.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Agartala trip itinerary app.

Bengaluru to Agartala is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bengaluru in January since evenings lows in Agartala dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Sohra.

Things to do in Agartala

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Devtamura
Highlights from your plan
ISKCON, Math Chowmuhani ©
ISKCON, Math Chowmuhani
Fourteen Gods' Temple ©
Fourteen Gods' Temple
Kalibari Temple ©
Kalibari Temple

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Mawkdok Dympep Valley, admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Caves, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Lumshyna Tourist Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sa-I-Mika Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Ka Khoh Ramhah, identify plant and animal life at Thangkharang Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Kynrem Falls, then walk around Eco Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sohra travel route app.

You can drive from Agartala to Sohra in 14.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Garden of Caves
Highlights from your plan
Garden of Caves ©
Garden of Caves
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church ©
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church
Thangkharang Park ©
Thangkharang 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.
You'll explore and learn at Air Force Museum and Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at All Saints Church and Shillong Peak. Change things up with a short trip to David Scott Trail in Mawphlang (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium, don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, and examine the collection at Butterfly Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Shillong trip maker.

You can drive from Sohra to Shillong in 2 hours. January in Shillong sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

David Scott Trail, Shillong Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Air Force Museum ©
Air Force Museum

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Assam Rajyik State Museum and The Maati Centre. ISKCON Guwahati and Bhubaneswari Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sukreswar Temple, browse the exhibits of War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Guwahati War Cemetery.

For more things to do and tourist information, read our Guwahati trip website.

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Golaghat.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bhimeswar Dham, Brahmaputra River
Highlights from your plan
Guwahati War Cemetery ©
Guwahati War Cemetery
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Bhubaneswari Temple
Bhubaneswari Temple

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Golaghat

Golaghat ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Panbari Reserve Forest, steep yourself in history at Deoparbat Ruins, then identify plant and animal life at Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Negheriting Shiv Mandir.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Golaghat journey tool.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Golaghat takes 6 hours. In January in Golaghat, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kohima.

Things to do in Golaghat

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park
Negheriting Shiv Mandir ©
Negheriting Shiv Mandir

2
nights
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 27th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Shilloi Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Kohima Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kohima War Cemetery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pulie Badze, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Naga Bazzar. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Dzükou Valley, make a trip to Khonoma Village, then get a sense of history and politics at Old Secretariat, and finally get outside with Dzuleke.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kohima trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Golaghat to Kohima in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Imphal.

Things to do in Kohima

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dzükou Valley, Khonoma Village
Highlights from your plan
Shilloi Lake ©
Shilloi Lake
Kohima War Cemetery ©
Kohima War Cemetery
Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley

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Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): make a trip to Lord Sanamahi Temple, stroll the grounds of Indian Army War Cemetery, see human ingenuity at work at Singda Dam, don't miss a visit to Thangal General Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Hanuman Thakur Temple, and finally examine the collection at Manipur State Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Kombirei Garden, see the interesting displays at Sekta Archaelogical Living Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Imphal War Cemetery, then hike along Cheirao Ching, then admire the verdant scenery at Imphal Valley, and finally meet the residents at Manipur Zoological Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Imphal itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Kohima to Imphal takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Imphal

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Sadu Chiru Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Cheirao Ching ©
Cheirao Ching
Imphal War Cemetery ©
Imphal War Cemetery
RKCS Art Gallery ©
RKCS Art Gallery