5 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

5 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

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5 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
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Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Guwahati
— 1 night
End: Guwahati

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple and then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Guwahati road trip website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Guwahati. In June, daytime highs in Guwahati are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mawphlang Sacred Forest. On the 15th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On your second day here, make a trip to Shillong View Point, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip planning website .

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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Guwahati

Guwahati ©
On the 17th (Mon), meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Guwahati day trip planning site .

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati

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