6 days in Gangtok & Shillong Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok & Shillong Itinerary

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6 days in Gangtok & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Dibrugarh
Drive:  12​h
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
End: Dibrugarh

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, and contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok trip planner.

Dibrugarh to Gangtok is an approximately 22.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to Shillong View Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Shillong online vacation planner .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gangtok to Shillong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Shillong View Point ©
Shillong View Point

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