7 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

7 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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7 days in Shillong, Kaziranga National Park & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h 30​min
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls and then wander the streets of Police Bazar.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shillong tour itinerary planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shillong is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Shillong when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

2
nights
Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Deoparbat Ruins, identify plant and animal life at Kaziranga National Orchid Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kaziranga National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Kaziranga National Park takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Golaghat, Kaziranga National Park
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Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Sa-I-Mika Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, and then take a stroll through Smit Village.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Cherrapunjee takes 7 hours. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Smit Village
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Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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