60 days in Northeast India Itinerary

60 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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60 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Guwahati
— 8 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Bomdila
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Tawang
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Dirang
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
5
Imphal
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Kohima
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
7
Jorhat
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Majuli
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
9
Shillong
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Cherrapunjee
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Jowai
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
13
Agartala
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Coimbatore

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to ISKCON Guwahati and Ugratara Temple. Explore Guwahati's surroundings by going to Hayagriva Madhava Temple (in Hajo) and Nameri National Park (in Nameri National Park). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Navagraha Temple, contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, don't miss a visit to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, and explore the activities along Brahmaputra River.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Guwahati attractions tool .

Coimbatore to Guwahati is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Coimbatore in January: high temperatures in Guwahati hover around 29°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Bomdila.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Brahmaputra River, Nameri National Park, Hayagriva Madhava Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati

1
night
Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Apple Orchards, admire the landmark architecture of Bomdila Monastery, then get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point, and finally examine the collection at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sessa Orchid Sanctuary and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chilipam Monastery.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bomdila trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Guwahati to Bomdila in 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Tawang.

Things to do in Bomdila

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery

6
nights
Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nagula Lake and Urgelling Gompa. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Sela Pass, admire the landmark architecture of Brahma-dung-chung Ani Gompa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gorichen Peak, and make a trip to Urguelling Monastery.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tawang trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Bomdila to Tawang takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dirang.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery

1
night
Dirang

Dirang ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Dirang Dzong (Fort), then appreciate the views at Sangti Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thupsung Dhargye Ling.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dirang planner .

Traveling by car from Tawang to Dirang takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Imphal.

Things to do in Dirang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thupsung Dhargye Ling ©
Thupsung Dhargye Ling
Dirang Dzong (Fort) ©
Dirang Dzong (Fort)

5
nights
Imphal

Imphal ©
Imphal is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Step off the beaten path and head to Imphal Valley and Imphal War Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at RKCS Art Gallery, hunt for treasures at Ima Keithel Women's Market, contemplate the waterfront views at Loktak Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Imphal, Sri Sri Radha Krishnacandra Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Imphal trip builder tool .

You can drive from Dirang to Imphal in 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kohima.

Things to do in Imphal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sadu Chiru Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Loktak Lake ©
Loktak Lake
Imphal War Cemetery ©
Imphal War Cemetery
RKCS Art Gallery ©
RKCS Art Gallery

3
nights
Kohima

Kohima ©
Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Myanmar. Discover out-of-the-way places like Naga Heritage Village and Japfu Peak. Change things up with a short trip to Khonoma Village in Khonoma (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Dzükou Valley, get a sense of history and politics at Old Secretariat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kohima Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kohima vacation planning tool .

Getting from Imphal to Kohima by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jorhat.

Things to do in Kohima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dzükou Valley, Khonoma Village
Highlights from your plan
Dzükou Valley ©
Dzükou Valley
Naga Heritage Village ©
Naga Heritage Village
Khonoma Village ©
Khonoma Village

4
nights
Jorhat

Jorhat ©
Jorhat is a major city and one of the important urban centres of the state of Assam in India. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tocklai Tea Research Centre and Dhekiakhuwa Barnamghar. Get out of town with these interesting Jorhat side-trips: Shiva Dol (in Sivasagar) and Sibsagar (Joysagar Tank, Rang Ghar, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, admire the landmark architecture of Shivadol, walk around Children's Park, and make a trip to Gymkhana Club.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jorhat holiday site .

Getting from Kohima to Jorhat by car takes about 7 hours. In January in Jorhat, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Majuli.

Things to do in Jorhat

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sibsagar, Shivadol, Shiva Dol
Highlights from your plan
Talatal Ghar ©
Talatal Ghar
Shiva Dol ©
Shiva Dol
Joysagar Tank ©
Joysagar Tank

1
night
Majuli

Majuli ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): wander the streets of Mishing Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamalabari Satra, and then make a trip to Mask Masking at Samaguri Satra.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Majuli trip maker .

You can drive from Jorhat to Majuli in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Majuli can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Majuli

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamalabari Satra ©
Kamalabari Satra

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to David Scott Trail and Shillong Peak. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Lumpongdeng Island, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, and admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Majuli to Shillong takes 10 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

David Scott Trail
Highlights from your plan
David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

7
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Arwah Cave and Daiñthlen Falls. Go for a jaunt from Cherrapunjee to Laitmawsiang to see Garden of Caves about 32 minutes away.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Cherrapunjee trip maker website .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Arwah Lumshyna Tourist Cave, Smit Village, Garden of Caves
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate, explore the activities along Dawki River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany, then take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, and finally don't miss a visit to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall and then wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mawlynnong holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jowai.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dawki
Highlights from your plan
Dawki River ©
Dawki River
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges

4
nights
Jowai

Jowai ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Krang Suri Falls and Nartiang Monoliths.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jowai trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Jowai in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Agartala.

Things to do in Jowai

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bophill Falls ©
Bophill Falls
Tyrshi Falls ©
Tyrshi Falls
Nartiang Monoliths ©
Nartiang Monoliths

6
nights
Agartala

Agartala ©
Agartala is the capital of Indian state of Tripura and also is the second largest city in North-east India after Guwahati, both in municipal area and population. Discover out-of-the-way places like Unakoti and Tripurasundari Temple. Step out of Agartala to go to Udaipur and see Bhuvaneswari Temple, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ujjayanta Palace, see the interesting displays at Tripura Government Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Kalyan Sagar Lake, and stroll around Nehru Park.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Agartala route builder app .

You can drive from Jowai to Agartala in 12 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agartala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bhuvaneswari Temple, Tripurasundari Temple, Devtamura
Highlights from your plan
Tripurasundari Temple ©
Tripurasundari Temple
Unakoti ©
Unakoti
Ujjayanta Palace ©
Ujjayanta Palace

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