8 days in Gangtok & Shillong Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok & Shillong Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok & Shillong Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

4
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner.

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, historic sites, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Shillong trip planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Shillong by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. July in Shillong sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

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