5 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

5 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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5 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dubai


1
day
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 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Guwahati journey planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Guwahati is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Guwahati due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Dubai in January, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

3
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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, parks, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Shillong online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Shillong, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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