5 days in Bengaluru, Cherrapunjee & Shillong Itinerary

5 days in Bengaluru, Cherrapunjee & Shillong Itinerary

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5 days in Bengaluru, Cherrapunjee & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
2
Cherrapunjee
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Shillong
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 25th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, walk around Cubbon Park, then shop like a local with UB City, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bengaluru vacation planning site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Bengaluru. In September, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Parks Shopping
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden

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Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cherrapunjee trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bengaluru to Cherrapunjee takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge

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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 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point and then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shillong road trip planning website .

Getting from Cherrapunjee to Shillong by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Shillong, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

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

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