5 days in Ahmedabad & Northeast India Itinerary

5 days in Ahmedabad & Northeast India Itinerary

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5 days in Ahmedabad & Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, examine the collection at Auto World Vintage Car Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and finally contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Utensils Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jami Masjid, then get engrossed in the history at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ahmedabad. January in Ahmedabad sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Utensils Museum ©
Utensils Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of Smit Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Mawkdok Dympep Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Butterfly Museum. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, then see the interesting displays at Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, and finally wander the streets of Police Bazar.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ahmedabad to Shillong takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Ahmedabad in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Shillong: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Smit Village, Mawkdok Dympep Valley
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Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

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