5 days in Shillong & Sohra Itinerary

5 days in Shillong & Sohra Itinerary

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5 days in Shillong & Sohra Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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 9th (Thu), wander the streets of Police Bazar. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong planning app .

New Delhi to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Shillong at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, then admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and finally Head underground at Mawsmai Cave. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cherrapunjee, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Shillong to Cherrapunjee takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature 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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