6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
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Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Dawki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Shillong
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, take a stroll through Park Street, then snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, then stop by Kumortuli, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kolkata (Calcutta). In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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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 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre, steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, then don't miss a visit to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Khetra Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Guwahati itinerary site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Dawki.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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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Dawki

Dawki ©
Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India.GeographyIt is located at, on the border between India and Bangladesh.Border-crossingDawki-Tamabil is one of the few road border crossings between India and Bangladesh. On the 17th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Byrdaw Falls and then explore the activities along Dawki River.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dawki trip planning tool .

You can drive from Guwahati to Dawki in 5 hours. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Dawki

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Byrdaw Falls
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Dawki River ©
Dawki River

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Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 18th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Bophill Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, and finally get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mawlynnong road trip app .

You can drive from Dawki to Mawlynnong in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bophill Falls
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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall

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Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 19th (Mon), Head underground at Mawsmai Cave and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee visit website .

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

Before you visit Shillong, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Shillong takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Shillong View Point ©
Shillong View Point

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