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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, cool off at Accoland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Guwahati trip planner .

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, Guwahati is little chillier than New Delhi - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shillong: Cherrapunjee (Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Laitlum Canyons, make a trip to Shillong View Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Shillong travel planning website .

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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