6 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

6 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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6 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  7​h
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Shillong online holiday maker .

New Delhi to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Shillong

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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaziranga National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Kaziranga National Park in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Fun & Games Nature Parks
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Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge and then admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave, then admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Cherrapunjee takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

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