60 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

60 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Meghalaya vacation planner

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Tura
— 9 nights
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Nongstoin
— 9 nights
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Shillong
— 15 nights
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Sohra
— 9 nights
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Mawlynnong
— 8 nights
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Jowai
— 9 nights
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Tura

— 9 nights
Tura is a hilly town and a municipality in West Garo Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. Take a break from the city and head to Tura Peak and Garo Hills. Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Nokrek National Park. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Siju Caves and take in the dramatic scenery at Pelga Falls.

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Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh to Tura is an approximately 16-hour car ride. Traveling from Cox's Bazar to Tura, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Nongstoin on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Tura

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Nongstoin

— 9 nights
Nongstoin is the headquarters of West Khasi Hills district in the state of Meghalaya in India.GeographyNongstoin is located at. Escape the urban bustle at Nongkhnum Island and Shillong Golf Club. Go for a jaunt from Nongstoin to Jakrem to see Jakrem Hot Springs about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Wah Rilang and take in the dramatic natural features at Kyllang Rock.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nongstoin online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tura to Nongstoin takes 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Nongstoin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Shillong

— 15 nights
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Police Bazar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Air Force Museum and Wankhar Entomology Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Shillong with a short trip to David Scott Trail in Mawphlang, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, wander the streets of Smit Village, and make a trip to Shillong View Point.

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Drive from Nongstoin to Shillong in 2.5 hours. June in Shillong sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sohra

— 9 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mawsmai Cave and Nohkalikai Falls. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nongsawlia Church and Don Bosco Shrine. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge, stroll through Eco Park, admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sohra road trip planner.

You can drive from Shillong to Sohra in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Mawlynnong

— 8 nights
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
Step out of the city life by going to Mawlynnong Village and Roots Bridges. Get some historical perspective at Church of the Epiphany and India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate. Change things up with a short trip to Dawki River in Dawki (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Umngot River, and take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mawlynnong trip builder site.

You can drive from Sohra to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Jowai on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jowai

— 9 nights
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nartiang Monoliths and Lady of Good Health Shrine. Escape the urban bustle at Krang Suri Falls and Syntu Ksiar. Go for a jaunt from Jowai to Mukhla to see Thadlaskein Lake about 40 minutes away.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jowai trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Jowai takes 3 hours. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Jowai

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Meghalaya travel guide

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Waterfalls · Bodies of Water · Caves
A hilly and mountainous state with valleys and highland plateaus, Meghalaya offers a treat for nature lovers. A holiday in Meghalaya usually involves some combination of trekking, mountaineering, river canyoning, and swimming, plus a tour of ethnic villages and sampling of local cuisine. Visit the wettest place on earth, where subtropical forests hide living root bridges, impressive waterfalls, spectacular rock formations, and long cave systems. Sacred groves, lakes, and national parks harbor abundant wildlife, while year-round ethnic festivals and fairs keep alive traditional lifestyles.