6 days in Assam & Shillong Itinerary

6 days in Assam & Shillong Itinerary

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6 days in Assam & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Hyderabad

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the views from Saraighat Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Guwahati trip maker .

Hyderabad to Guwahati is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in May; daily highs in Guwahati reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

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

4
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.
Explore Shillong's surroundings by going to Sohra (Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, make a trip to Shillong View Point, and admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shillong day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Shillong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sohra
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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