6 days in Northeast India Itinerary

6 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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6 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Guwahati online route planner .

Mumbai to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Mumbai in May, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then explore the activities along Ward's Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, take a stroll through Police Bazar, and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Shillong trip builder website .

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Ward's Lake ©
Ward's Lake

3
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Daiñthlen Falls and Nongsawlia Church. Escape the urban bustle at Arwah Cave and Mawsmai Cave.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Shillong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave

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