7 days in Guwahati, Sohra & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Guwahati, Sohra & Shillong Itinerary

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1
Guwahati
— 1 day
2
Sohra
— 2 nights
3
Shillong
— 2 nights

1
day
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 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Guwahati holiday planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Guwahati is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to India Standard Time (IST) is 4.5 hours. When traveling from Stockholm in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Guwahati, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Guwahati

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sohra visit website.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Sohra takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then explore the activities along Umiam Lake. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Police Bazar and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Shillong online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sohra to Shillong in 2 hours. July in Shillong sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

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