17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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Gangtok
— 2 nights
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
3
Shillong
— 2 nights
4
Guwahati
— 2 nights
5
Bomdila
— 1 night
6
Hatikhuli
— 1 night
7
Imphal
— 1 night
8
Kohima
— 2 nights
9
Agartala
— 2 nights
10
Aizawl
— 1 night

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Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery, and then stop by MG Marg. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, and finally explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok holiday tool.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 18th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangachoeling Monastery, make a trip to Chenrezig Statue, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at River Orange Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Sewaro Rock Garden, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pelling online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Sangachoeling Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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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 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, walk around Lady Hydari Park, take a stroll through Police Bazar, then explore the activities along Ward's Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at India Orchidarium and Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shillong Peak, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island.

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Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Pelling to Shillong takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In January in Shillong, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, explore the activities along Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, then see the sky in a new way at Guwahati Planetarium, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sukreswar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basistha Ashram Temple, then explore the different monuments and memorials at War Memorial, and finally identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Guwahati trip planner.

Getting from Shillong to Guwahati by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Guwahati are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bomdila.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bhimeswar Dham
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. On the 24th (Sun), get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point, examine the collection at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bomdila Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chilipam Monastery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bomdila trip planner.

Drive from Guwahati to Bomdila in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hatikhuli.

Things to do in Bomdila

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

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Hatikhuli

Hatikhuli ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Deoparbat Ruins, then admire the natural beauty at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Panbari Reserve Forest.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hatikhuli road trip app.

You can drive from Bomdila to Hatikhuli in 6.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Imphal.

Things to do in Hatikhuli

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Golaghat
Highlights from your plan

1
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Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. On the 26th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Kangla Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Govindjee Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Imphal, Sri Sri Radha Krishnacandra Temple, then explore the world behind art at RKCS Art Gallery, then hunt for treasures at Ima Keithel Women's Market, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Imphal War Cemetery.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Imphal trip planning app.

Drive from Hatikhuli to Imphal in 11.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kohima.

Things to do in Imphal

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Imphal War Cemetery ©
Imphal War Cemetery
Kangla Fort ©
Kangla Fort
RKCS Art Gallery ©
RKCS Art Gallery

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Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. On the 27th (Wed), make a trip to Naga Heritage Village, admire the verdant scenery at Dzükou Valley, make a trip to Khonoma Village, delve into the lush surroundings at Pulie Badze, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Catholic Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Naga Bazzar.

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Drive from Imphal to Kohima in 4.5 hours. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Agartala.

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
Dzuleke ©
Dzuleke

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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. On the 29th (Fri), explore the activities along Kalyan Sagar Lake, explore the historical opulence of Neermahal, contemplate the long history of Devtamura, get engrossed in the history at Tripura State Tribal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Tripura Government Museum, and finally stroll around Heritage Park.

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Explore your travel options from Kohima to Agartala with the Route module. In January in Agartala, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Aizawl.

Things to do in Agartala

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Devtamura
Highlights from your plan
Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary
Neermahal ©
Neermahal
Tripura Government Museum ©
Tripura Government Museum

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Aizawl

Aizawl ©
Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a stroll through Paikhai, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Solomon's Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Durtlang Hills, then make a trip to K.V.Paradise, and finally take a stroll through Reiek Heritage Village.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Aizawl trip maker.

Getting from Agartala to Aizawl by car takes about 11 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aizawl

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Solomon's Temple ©
Solomon's Temple
K.V.Paradise ©
K.V.Paradise

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