7 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

7 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

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7 days in Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like All Saints Church and Nongsawlia Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Thangkharang Park and Lumpongdeng Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shillong: Cherrapunjee (Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, Wah Kaba Falls, & more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Smit Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, and experience rural life at Sohliya Strawberry Farm.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shillong online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. October in Shillong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cherrapunjee, Smit Village
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Thangkharang Park ©
Thangkharang Park
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church ©
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church

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.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Janardana Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sukreswar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Navagraha Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basistha Ashram Temple, make a trip to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, stroll the grounds of Guwahati War Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhubaneswari Temple, and finally tour on your own time with Awe Rides.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Guwahati trip itinerary app .

Getting from Shillong to Guwahati by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Guwahati sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Navagraha Temple ©
Navagraha Temple
Ugratara Temple ©
Ugratara Temple

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