6 days in Shillong, Sohra & Guwahati Itinerary

6 days in Shillong, Sohra & Guwahati Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shillong
— 2 nights
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
3
Guwahati
— 1 night

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mawphlang Sacred Forest and Ward's Lake. Get some cultural insight at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Police Bazar. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls and contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong day trip planner.

Chennai to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chennai in May, expect Shillong to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Sohra trip planner.

Getting from Shillong to Sohra by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nongsawlia Church ©
Nongsawlia Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, thenhunt for treasures at Fancy Bazar, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Guwahati online travel planner.

You can drive from Sohra to Guwahati in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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