6 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Guwahati Itinerary

6 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Guwahati Itinerary

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6 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​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.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then explore the activities along Umiam Lake, and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shillong journey planner.

New Delhi to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Shillong, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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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 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then admire the majestic nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaziranga National Park trip planner.

Drive from Shillong to Kaziranga National Park in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kaziranga National Park
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Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): do sightseeing at your own pace with Awe Rides, identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and finally take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Guwahati takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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