8 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

8 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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8 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Shillong
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhuvaneswari Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Guwahati journey planner.

Mumbai to Guwahati is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in November, with highs in Guwahati at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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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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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kaziranga National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Take a break from the city and head to Mawsmai Cave and Seven Sisters Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cherrapunjee trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Kaziranga National Park to Cherrapunjee in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Smit Village
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church ©
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, then explore the activities along Umiam Lake, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid.

Before you visit Shillong, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©

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