8 days in Guwahati, Shillong & Sohra Itinerary

8 days in Guwahati, Shillong & Sohra Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
3
Sohra
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kamakhya Temple and Basistha Ashram Temple. Assam Rajyik State Museum and The Maati Centre will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, stroll the grounds of Guwahati War Cemetery, gain insight at Regional Science Center, and don't miss a visit to Fancy Bazar.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Guwahati tour planner.

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid, thentake a stroll through Police Bazar, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Shillong journey planner.

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

3
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sohra online trip builder.

You can drive from Shillong to Sohra in 2 hours. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Smit Village
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawkdok Dympep Valley ©
Mawkdok Dympep Valley
Nongsawlia Church ©
Nongsawlia Church

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