7 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

7 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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7 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
2
Shillong
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Fancy Bazar, browse the exhibits of The Maati Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, and finally snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, explore the different monuments and memorials at Guwahati War Cemetery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then admire all the interesting features of Regional Science Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Guwahati day trip planning app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Guwahati is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Guwahati is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Guwahati. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cherrapunjee (Mawsmai Cave & Nohkalikai Falls). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, make a trip to Shillong View Point, admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid, and wander the streets of Police Bazar.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Shillong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Shillong are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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