7 days in Assam, Sohra & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Assam, Sohra & Shillong Itinerary

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7 days in Assam, Sohra & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Kamrup Metropolitan District
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Gaya

1
night
Kamrup Metropolitan District

Kamrup Metropolitan District ©
Kamrup Metropolitan or Guwahati Metropolitan is one of the 35 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, then take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kamrup Metropolitan District trip planner.

Gaya to Kamrup Metropolitan District is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gaya in May: high temperatures in Kamrup Metropolitan District hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Kamrup Metropolitan District

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

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 21st (Tue): admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church, then Head underground at Arwah Cave, then admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave.

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Traveling by car from Kamrup Metropolitan District to Cherrapunjee takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the activities along Umiam Lake, then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Hydari Park, and finally wander the streets of Police Bazar.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Shillong trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Shillong takes an hour. May in Shillong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Lady Hydari Park ©
Lady Hydari Park

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