7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Kamrup Metropolitan District
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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Kamrup Metropolitan District

Kamrup Metropolitan District ©
Kamrup Metropolitan or Guwahati Metropolitan is one of the 35 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India. Get a sense of the local culture at Kamakhya Temple and Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Get some historical perspective at Umananda Temple and ISKCON Guwahati. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, get a taste of the local shopping with Fancy Bazar, take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre, and get to know the resident critters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kamrup Metropolitan District tour planning tool .

New Delhi to Kamrup Metropolitan District is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Kamrup Metropolitan District at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Kamrup Metropolitan District

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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, then admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, and then wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mawlynnong journey planner.

Getting from Kamrup Metropolitan District to Mawlynnong by car takes about 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Shillong.

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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Air Force Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Elephant Falls and Ward's Lake. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Police Bazar, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, and don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shillong online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Shillong takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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