7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

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7 days in Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Guwahati holiday builder .

Bengaluru to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Guwahati, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shillong: Cherrapunjee (Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, take a stroll through Police Bazar, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Anglican Cemetry.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Shillong trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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