7 days in Sikkim & Northeast India Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim & Northeast India Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim & Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kamrup Metropolitan District
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Pune

3
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, explore and take pictures at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gangtok online trip builder .

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the activities along Umiam Lake, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, then wander the streets of Police Bazar, and finally see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Shillong day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gangtok to Shillong in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In June in Shillong, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kamrup Metropolitan District.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

1
night
Kamrup Metropolitan District

Kamrup Metropolitan District ©
Kamrup Metropolitan or Guwahati Metropolitan is one of the 35 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kamrup Metropolitan District tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Kamrup Metropolitan District takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kamrup Metropolitan District

Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©

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