20 days in Bangladesh, Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

20 days in Bangladesh, Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

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20 days in Bangladesh, Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  15 h
1
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
2
Paharpur, Bangladesh
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Tangail, Bangladesh
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Sreemangal, Bangladesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
5
Shillong, India
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Guwahati, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Adelaide, Australia

4
nights
Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Dhaka City ©
One of the most congested and busiest cities in the world, Dhaka has a great deal to offer for everyone's taste.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nijhoom Tours. Go for a jaunt from Dhaka City to Sonargaon to see Sonargaon Folk Art and Craft Museum about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Lalbag Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, Dhaka., admire the striking features of Star Mosque (Tara Masjid), and brush up on your military savvy at Liberation War Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dhaka City travel route planning app.

Adelaide, Australia to Dhaka City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Adelaide to Dhaka City due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paharpur.

Things to do in Dhaka City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Sonargaon Folk Art and Craft Museum
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Lalbag Fort ©
Lalbag Fort
National Parliament House ©
National Parliament House
Nijhoom Tours ©
Nijhoom Tours

1
night
Paharpur, Bangladesh

Paharpur ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paharpur route planner.

Getting from Dhaka City to Paharpur by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tangail.

Things to do in Paharpur

Historic Sites
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1
night
Tangail, Bangladesh

Tangail ©
Tangail is a city of Dhaka Division in the central region of Bangladesh 98 km north-west of Dhaka, the capital. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mohera Jomidar Bari.

Plan my day in Tangail using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Paharpur to Tangail by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Sreemangal.

Things to do in Tangail

Historic Sites
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Mohera Jomidar Bari ©
Mohera Jomidar Bari

2
nights
Sreemangal, Bangladesh

Sreemangal ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lawachara National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Baikka Beel Wetland Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Madhabpur Lake.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sreemangal trip planner.

Drive from Tangail to Sreemangal in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Sreemangal

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lawachara National Park ©
Lawachara National Park
Madhabpur Lake ©
Madhabpur Lake
Baikka Beel Wetland Sanctuary ©
Baikka Beel Wetland Sanctuary

6
nights
Shillong, India

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 Sohra (Rainbow Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Shillong holiday planner.

Drive from Sreemangal to Shillong in 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sohra
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

4
nights
Guwahati, India

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.
Guwahati is known for historic sites, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, make a trip to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, and get to know the resident critters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Guwahati online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Guwahati can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Tours
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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