7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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7 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sohra
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like All Saints Church and David Scott Trail. Get some cultural insight at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and The Grand Madina Masjid. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, and wander the streets of Police Bazar.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Shillong trip maker tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for little chillier nights in Shillong, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Outdoors 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 ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, then take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mawlynnong trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Shillong to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cherrapunjee.

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 ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nongsawlia Church and Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Daiñthlen Falls and Mawmluh Cave.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee trip itinerary website .

Drive from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

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

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