7 days in Guwahati, Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

7 days in Guwahati, Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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7 days in Guwahati, Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Guwahati
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Guwahati tour itinerary maker website .

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Guwahati, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati

3
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 Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and All Saints Church are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Police Bazar and The Grand Madina Masjid. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, and stroll the grounds of Anglican Cemetry.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Shillong trip planning site .

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©

1
night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Don Bosco Shrine.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nongsawlia Church ©
Nongsawlia Church
Don Bosco Shrine ©
Don Bosco Shrine

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night
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, then view the masterpieces at The Maati Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Guwahati trip tool .

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Guwahati in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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