7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Jowai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sohra
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Guwahati

1
night
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 6th (Sun): play a few rounds at Golf Links, make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Madina Masjid. On the next day, stroll through David Scott Trail, examine the collection at Butterfly Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church.

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Guwahati to Shillong is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Jowai.

Things to do in Shillong

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

David Scott Trail
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David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Golf Links ©
Golf Links

1
night
Jowai

Jowai ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lady of Good Health Shrine, admire the sheer force of Krang Suri Falls, and then take in the views from Stone Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jowai road trip planner .

Drive from Shillong to Jowai in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Jowai

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Stone Bridge ©
Stone Bridge

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night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 9th (Wed), wander the streets of 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.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mawlynnong online day trip planner .

You can drive from Jowai to Mawlynnong in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

3
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
On the 10th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, then Head underground at Mawmluh Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Thangkharang Park, and then make a trip to Ka Kper Syiem Sohra.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cherrapunjee online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee in 2.5 hours. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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