7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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Shillong
— 2 nights
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
3
Sohra
— 3 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Police Bazar and Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Explore hidden gems such as David Scott Trail and All Saints Church. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, learn about all things military at Air Force Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shillong trip app.

Guwahati to Shillong is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Shillong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

David Scott Trail
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David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
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.
On the 9th (Wed), wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, thendon't miss a visit to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mawlynnong tour builder website.

Getting from Shillong to Mawlynnong by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges

3
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.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, thenHead underground at Arwah Cave, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Mawmluh Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Thangkharang Park, and then don't miss a visit to Ka Kper Syiem Sohra.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Sohra online trip builder.

Drive from Mawlynnong to Sohra in 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sohra

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

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