8 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

8 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

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8 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Shillong
— 3 nights
5
Guwahati
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kamakhya Temple as well as Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 25th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Guwahati trip builder site .

Bengaluru to Guwahati is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, Guwahati is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong
Dawki River has been added to your itinerary.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mawlynnong itinerary maker website .

Getting from Guwahati to Mawlynnong by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dawki River

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave and Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee journey maker tool .

Drive from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laitlum Canyons as well as David Scott Trail. On the 30th (Sun), trek along David Scott Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake and then explore the striking landscape at Laitlum Canyons.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong driving holiday website .

Drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Umiam Lake
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Laitlum Canyons ©
Laitlum Canyons

few
hours
Guwahati

Guwahati
To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Guwahati holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Guwahati

Outdoors Parks Tours

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