6 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

6 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

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6 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Shillong
— 1 night
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Guwahati
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 25th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then learn about all things military at Air Force Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, take in the dramatic natural features at Laitlum Canyons, and then stroll around Lady Hydari Park.

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Mumbai to Shillong is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Shillong, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©
Air Force Museum ©
Air Force Museum

3
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mawjymbuin Cave and Police Bazar. Get in touch with nature at Mawsmai Cave and Wah Kaba Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunjee (about 1h 45 min away). See even more of Shillong: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, and admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

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Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
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 30th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, then get to know the resident critters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally browse the exhibits of The Maati Centre.

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Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Guwahati sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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