8 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

8 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

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Guwahati
— 1 night
2
Dawki
— 1 night
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
4
Sohra
— 2 nights
5
Shillong
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, view the masterpieces at The Maati Centre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nameri National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Guwahati route planner.

Jaipur to Guwahati is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Guwahati sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Dawki.

Things to do in Guwahati

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nameri National Park
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
ISKCON Guwahati ©
ISKCON Guwahati
Navagraha Temple ©
Navagraha Temple

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Dawki

Dawki ©
Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India.GeographyIt is located at, on the border between India and Bangladesh.Border-crossingDawki-Tamabil is one of the few road border crossings between India and Bangladesh. On the 17th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Byrdaw Falls, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River, and then contemplate the long history of India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate.

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Traveling by car from Guwahati to Dawki takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Dawki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Byrdaw Falls
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Dawki River ©
Dawki River
India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate ©
India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate

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Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
On the 18th (Wed), wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, make a trip to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, thenexplore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mawlynnong road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Dawki to Mawlynnong takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges

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Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Mawmluh Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

Make your Sohra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Mawlynnong to Sohra in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls

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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 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then take a stroll through Police Bazar. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island and then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Shillong trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sohra to Shillong takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Shillong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

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