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 your second day here, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip itinerary tool .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of 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 take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cherrapunjee driving holiday planner .

Getting from Shillong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 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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