6 days in Northeast India Itinerary

6 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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6 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Guwahati
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Lucknow

few
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.
For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Guwahati online trip maker .

Lucknow to Guwahati is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, historic sites, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, play a few rounds at Golf Links, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Shillong, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 21st (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee trip maker tool .

Getting from Shillong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

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