8 days in Assam & Shillong Itinerary

8 days in Assam & Shillong Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
1
Kamrup Metropolitan District
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Nameri National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Shillong
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kamrup Metropolitan District

Kamrup Metropolitan District ©
Kamrup Metropolitan or Guwahati Metropolitan is one of the 35 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kamakhya Temple and Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Popular historic sites such as Umananda Temple and ISKCON Guwahati are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Fancy Bazar, and take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kamrup Metropolitan District day trip app.

New Delhi to Kamrup Metropolitan District is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Kamrup Metropolitan District reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Nameri National Park.

Things to do in Kamrup Metropolitan District

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

1
night
Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park
To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nameri National Park day trip website.

Traveling by car from Kamrup Metropolitan District to Nameri National Park takes 5 hours. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Nameri National Park

Nature Parks

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kaziranga National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Nameri National Park to Kaziranga National Park in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kaziranga National Park, Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park
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Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park ©
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

2
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.
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Mawphlang Sacred Forest and Ward's Lake. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Police Bazar, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, make a trip to Shillong View Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shillong travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong by car takes about 5.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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