6 days in Lucknow & Northeast India Itinerary

6 days in Lucknow & Northeast India Itinerary

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6 days in Lucknow & Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
1
Lucknow
— 1 day
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
2
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sohra
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
End: Lucknow

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Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, wander the streets of Hazratganj, then appreciate the history behind Bara Imambara, and finally examine the collection at The Residency.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lucknow trip itinerary website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lucknow. In October, daily temperatures in Lucknow can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Lucknow

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Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden ©
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj

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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.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, and finally snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Lucknow to Guwahati in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

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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.
On the 4th (Fri), explore the activities along Umiam Lake, then make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then make a trip to Shillong View Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and finally wander the streets of Police Bazar.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Shillong attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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Sohra

Sohra ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): Head underground at Arwah Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls and then Head underground at Mawsmai Cave.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cherrapunjee trip planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

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

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