7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

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7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, and take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Guwahati day trip app .

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Guwahati sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda 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 (Wah Kaba Falls, Mawsmai Cave, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, and admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shillong trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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