5 days in Northeast India Itinerary

5 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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5 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Guwahati
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Pune

1
night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 29th (Tue), Head underground at Mawsmai Cave and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee day trip planning app .

Pune to Cherrapunjee is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and car; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid, then don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and finally take a stroll through Police Bazar.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Shillong road trip planner.

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in 2 hours. In October in Shillong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): browse the exhibits of The Maati Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Guwahati trip builder .

Getting from Shillong to Guwahati by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©

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