6 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

6 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

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6 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shillong: Cherrapunjee (Wah Kaba Falls, Mawsmai Cave, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, take a stroll through Police Bazar, and contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Shillong road trip planning website .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October since evenings lows in Shillong dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

2
nights
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 10th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, then identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Navagraha Temple. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and finally shop like a local with Fancy Bazar.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Guwahati day trip app .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Guwahati, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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