6 days in Guwahati, Kaziranga National Park & Shillong Itinerary

6 days in Guwahati, Kaziranga National Park & Shillong Itinerary

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Guwahati
— 1 night
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
3
Shillong
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): browse the exhibits of The Maati Centre, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden and then hunt for treasures at Fancy Bazar.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Guwahati holiday planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Guwahati

Shopping Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kaziranga National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

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Kaziranga National Park
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Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and All Saints Church are in your itinerary. Police Bazar and Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, and admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong in 5.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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