7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Ranchi
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Shillong
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Ranchi

2
nights
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in the views from Saraighat Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): shop like a local with Fancy Bazar, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then don't miss a visit to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Guwahati day trip app .

Ranchi to Guwahati is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. December in Guwahati sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

4
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.
When in Shillong, make a side trip to see Mawsmai Cave in Cherrapunjee, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Shillong tour builder website .

Getting from Guwahati to Shillong by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Mawsmai Cave
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

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