31 days in Northeast India Itinerary

31 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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31 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
Shillong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Agartala
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Aizawl
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Imphal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Kohima
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Tezpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Tawang
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Guwahati
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

5
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). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid, and contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shillong trip builder site .

New Delhi to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge and then wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mawlynnong trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Shillong to Mawlynnong by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Agartala.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dawki River
Highlights from your plan
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

3
nights
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. Agartala is known for historic sites, nature, museums, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripurasundari Temple, stroll through Ravindra Kanan, explore the activities along Kalyan Sagar Lake, and see the interesting displays at Tripura Government Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Agartala trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Agartala takes 15.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Agartala are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Aizawl.

Things to do in Agartala

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kalyan Sagar Lake ©
Kalyan Sagar Lake
Tripurasundari Temple ©
Tripurasundari Temple
Ujjayanta Palace ©
Ujjayanta Palace

2
nights
Aizawl

Aizawl ©
Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Phulpui Grave, get engrossed in the history at Mizoram State Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Durtlang Hills, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Solomon's Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary and then explore the activities along Tamdil.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aizawl attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Agartala to Aizawl takes 13.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Imphal.

Things to do in Aizawl

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tamdil ©
Tamdil
Solomon's Temple ©
Solomon's Temple
Mizoram State Museum ©
Mizoram State Museum

3
nights
Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Imphal is known for historic sites, nature, museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Loktak Lake, hunt for treasures at Ima Keithel Women's Market, contemplate the long history of Kangla Fort, and examine the collection at INA Museum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Imphal trip planner .

You can drive from Aizawl to Imphal in 15 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kohima.

Things to do in Imphal

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

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 19th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Catholic Cathedral, make a trip to Naga Heritage Village, then make a trip to Khonoma Village, then examine the collection at Kohima Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Kohima War Cemetery. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Pulie Badze and then admire the verdant scenery at Dzükou Valley.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kohima travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Imphal to Kohima by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Kohima

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dzükou Valley
Highlights from your plan
Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): let the kids burn off some steam at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kaziranga National Park road trip website .

You can drive from Kohima to Kaziranga National Park in 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tezpur.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Fun & Games Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Tezpur

Tezpur ©
Tezpur is a city and Urban Agglomeration and the administrative headquarters and municipal board of Sonitpur district in the state of Assam in northeastern India. On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nag-Sankar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakshya Devalaya Temple, stroll through Chitralekha Udyan, then take in nature's colorful creations at Agnigarh Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhairabi Temple.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tezpur online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Kaziranga National Park to Tezpur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Tezpur

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Agnigarh Hill ©
Agnigarh Hill
Chitralekha Udyan ©
Chitralekha Udyan

4
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: explore the activities along Sela Pass, appreciate the history behind Tawang War Memorial, contemplate the long history of Jaswant Garh War Memorial, and take in the awesome beauty at Gorichen Peak.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tawang, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tezpur to Tawang takes 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Tawang Monastrey ©
Tawang Monastrey
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass

4
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.
When in Guwahati, make a side trip to see Hayagriva Madhava Temple in Hajo, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary, and explore and take pictures at Regional Science Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Guwahati trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tawang to Guwahati takes 14.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hayagriva Madhava Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

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