5 days in Meghalaya & Guwahati Itinerary

5 days in Meghalaya & Guwahati Itinerary

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5 days in Meghalaya & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Dhaka City

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, make a trip to Shillong View Point, and then wander the streets of Police Bazar.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Shillong trip planning tool .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Shillong is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

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Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
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 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and finally make a trip to Fancy Bazar.

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You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Fancy Bazar ©
Fancy Bazar

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 28th (Sun), wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

To see reviews and tourist information, read Mawlynnong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Mawlynnong takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village

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