7 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

7 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

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Shillong
— 4 nights
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Guwahati
— 2 nights

4
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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.
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and All Saints Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Elephant Falls and Mawsmai Cave. Take a break from Shillong with a short trip to Wah Kaba Falls in Sohra, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Police Bazar, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium, step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island, and explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shillong day trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March; daily highs in Shillong reach 36°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sohra
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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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 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, then shop like a local with Fancy Bazar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugratara Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basistha Ashram Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Guwahati trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Shillong to Guwahati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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