8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Jorhat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Shillong
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati.

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Ahmedabad to Guwahati is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Guwahati is a bit cooler than Ahmedabad - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Jorhat.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

2
nights
Jorhat

Jorhat ©
Jorhat is a major city and one of the important urban centres of the state of Assam in India. On the 21st (Tue), see the sky in a new way at Jorhat Science Centre & Planetarium, make a trip to Tocklai Tea Research Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Mitha Pukhuri, then take a peaceful walk through Molai Forest, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhekiakhuwa Barnamghar, and finally make a trip to Lachit Borphukan's Maidam.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jorhat trip maker tool .

Drive from Guwahati to Jorhat in 7 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Jorhat can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Jorhat

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary ©
Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary
Lachit Borphukan's Maidam ©
Lachit Borphukan's Maidam
Dhekiakhuwa Barnamghar ©
Dhekiakhuwa Barnamghar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kaziranga National Park trip planner .

Getting from Jorhat to Kaziranga National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kaziranga National Park
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Shillong View Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong takes 5.5 hours. May in Shillong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Shillong View Point ©
Shillong View Point

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