7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

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Guwahati
— 2 nights
2
Shillong
— 4 nights

2
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.
Guwahati is known for historic sites, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, take in the views from Saraighat Bridge, explore the activities along Brahmaputra River, and don't miss a visit to Fancy Bazar.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Guwahati sightseeing website.

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect nights in Guwahati to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Brahmaputra River
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Shillong: Sohra (Wah Kaba Falls & Mawsmai Cave). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shillong vacation site.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Sohra
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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