7 days in Western India & Shillong Itinerary

7 days in Western India & Shillong Itinerary

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7 days in Western India & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Shillong
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
3
Ganpatipule
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Malvan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Amritsar

2
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Amer Jeep Safari, step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and contemplate the long history of Amber Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip website .

Amritsar to Jaipur is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amritsar in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Jaipur, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Elefriend ©
Elefriend

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and then identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shillong road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Jaipur to Shillong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jaipur in June; daily highs in Shillong reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ganpatipule.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

1
day
Ganpatipule

Ganpatipule ©
Famous for its pristine beaches and namesake temple, Ganpatipule offers tourists a blissful getaway.
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganpatipule Temple, then kick back and relax at Ganapatipule Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ganapatipule Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ganpatipule online travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shillong to Ganpatipule. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Malvan.

Things to do in Ganpatipule

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ganapatipule Beach ©
Ganapatipule Beach
Ganpatipule Temple ©
Ganpatipule Temple

2
nights
Malvan

Malvan ©
Known for being the location of Sindhudurg Fort, Malvan offers tourists a pleasant beach getaway that boasts historic sites and peaceful temples.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Tarkarli Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Achra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wairy Ubhatwadi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Malvan Marine Sanctuary.

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

Drive from Ganpatipule to Malvan in 5 hours. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malvan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Achra Beach
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Tarkarli Beach ©
Tarkarli Beach

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