7 days in Meghalaya & Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Meghalaya & Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Meghalaya & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru


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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Butterfly Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong online tour itinerary maker .

Bengaluru to Shillong is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bengaluru in December since evenings lows in Shillong dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Shillong

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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
On the 24th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and then wander the streets of MG Marg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Shillong to Gangtok takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 26th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Pelling planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Pelling takes 4.5 hours. In December in Pelling, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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