7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Meghalaya route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Gauhati, Taxi to Sohra
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Sohra
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive
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Shillong
— 3 nights
Bus to Gauhati, Fly to Delhi

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Sohra

— 2 nights
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.
Sohra is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, walk around Eco Park, and identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sohra trip planning tool.

New Delhi to Sohra is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Mawlynnong

— 1 night
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, then get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mawlynnong trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Sohra to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Nature

Shillong

— 3 nights
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: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Madina Masjid, and admire the natural beauty at Lady Hydari Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shillong visit planner.

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Shillong takes 2.5 hours. In March in Shillong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Meghalaya travel guide

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Waterfalls · Bodies of Water · Caves
A hilly and mountainous state with valleys and highland plateaus, Meghalaya offers a treat for nature lovers. A holiday in Meghalaya usually involves some combination of trekking, mountaineering, river canyoning, and swimming, plus a tour of ethnic villages and sampling of local cuisine. Visit the wettest place on earth, where subtropical forests hide living root bridges, impressive waterfalls, spectacular rock formations, and long cave systems. Sacred groves, lakes, and national parks harbor abundant wildlife, while year-round ethnic festivals and fairs keep alive traditional lifestyles.