8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mawlynnong
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Guwahati

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Guwahati: Nameri National Park (in Nameri National Park) and Hayagriva Madhava Temple (in Hajo). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fancy Bazar, and don't miss a visit to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Guwahati trip planner.

Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Brahmaputra River
Highlights from your plan
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Saraighat Bridge ©
Saraighat Bridge
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra ©

3
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: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, admire the natural beauty at Lady Hydari Park, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shillong trip planner .

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee trip planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mawlynnong.
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge

few
hours
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong
To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mawlynnong day trip site .

Getting from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

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