5 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

5 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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5 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, admire the natural beauty at Lady Hydari Park, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip itinerary maker .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July in Shillong, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee tour website .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Cherrapunjee takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

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