7 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

7 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

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7 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
train:  18​h
1
Guwahati
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Guwahati
— 1 night
train:  18​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

few
hours
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.
To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Guwahati trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 25°C in Guwahati. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Guwahati

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls as well as Nohkalikai Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cherrapunjee online attractions planner .

You can drive from Guwahati to Cherrapunjee in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls ©

1
night
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.
You've now added Elephant Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls and then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shillong trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in 2 hours. October in Shillong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
Kamakhya Temple has been added to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Guwahati travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple

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