4 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

4 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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4 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Guwahati

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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 15th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and then don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong. On the next day, stroll around Lady Hydari Park, then admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawjymbuin Cave.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Shillong holiday site .

Guwahati to Shillong is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Museums Nature
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Mawjymbuin Cave ©
Mawjymbuin Cave
Lady Hydari Park ©
Lady Hydari Park

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Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 17th (Sat), Head underground at Arwah Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave, admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Cherrapunjee takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls

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