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
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Shillong
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read 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. Expect little chillier evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, with lows around 14°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tyrshi Falls, Garden of Caves, Elephant Falls, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong sightseeing app .

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cherrapunjee, Tyrshi Falls, Garden of Caves
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Tyrshi Falls ©
Tyrshi Falls
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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