6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

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

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hours
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 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Guwahati road trip planning tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Guwahati, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Dawki.

Things to do in Guwahati

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Byrdaw Falls and then explore the activities along Dawki River.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dawki day trip site .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Dawki takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Dawki

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Byrdaw Falls
Highlights from your plan
Dawki River ©
Dawki River

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night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 17th (Sat), wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, and then admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mawlynnong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dawki to Mawlynnong takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall

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night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee trip planner.

Getting from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, make a trip to Shillong View Point, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and finally take a stroll through Police Bazar.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Shillong attractions planner.

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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