7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta), Guwahati & Shillong Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
2
Guwahati
— 1 night
3
Shillong
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and make a trip to Mother House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) travel planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kolkata (Calcutta). In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge
Eden Gardens ©
Eden Gardens
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to Fancy Bazar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, thensnap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Guwahati day trip planner.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, with highs in Guwahati at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, wander the streets of Police Bazar, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, and see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shillong holiday builder.

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

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

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