5 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

5 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

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Guwahati
— 1 night
2
Shillong
— 3 nights

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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 17th (Wed), browse the exhibits of The Maati Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, stroll the grounds of Guwahati War Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugratara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, then deepen your understanding at Regional Science Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Guwahati trip itinerary planning app.

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Guwahati, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Navagraha Temple ©
Navagraha 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like All Saints Church and The Grand Madina Masjid. Get some cultural insight at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and visit Police Bazar.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Shillong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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