6 days in Shillong, Sohra & Guwahati Itinerary

6 days in Shillong, Sohra & Guwahati Itinerary

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6 days in Shillong, Sohra & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Guwahati
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 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 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, then wander the streets of Police Bazar, and finally examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Shillong sightseeing planning tool .

Mumbai to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect nights in Shillong to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ka Kper Syiem Sohra, admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, and then take a stroll through Smit Village.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cherrapunjee trip app .

Drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Smit Village
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Mawkdok Dympep Valley ©
Mawkdok Dympep Valley

1
night
Shillong

Shillong ©
On the 31st (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawjymbuin Cave, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Anglican Cemetry.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Shillong itinerary planner.

Getting from Cherrapunjee to Shillong by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Mawjymbuin Cave ©
Mawjymbuin Cave
Air Force Museum ©
Air Force Museum

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 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Assam Rajyik State Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, then meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basistha Ashram Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Guwahati tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Guwahati can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Navagraha Temple ©
Navagraha Temple
Basistha Ashram Temple ©
Basistha Ashram Temple

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