8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Taxi:  10​h
1
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Shillong
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, and then don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery.

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Hyderabad to Gangtok is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey Monastery
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

2
nights
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, examine the collection at Everest Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Tinchuley Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Ava Art Gallery, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then admire the masterpieces at Himalayan Tibet Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Darjeeling travel planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Himalayan Tibet Museum ©
Himalayan Tibet Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Guwahati attractions planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Guwahati in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Laitlum Canyons, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): wander the streets of Police Bazar and then play a few rounds at Golf Links.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Shillong visit planning app .

Getting from Guwahati to Shillong by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Shillong are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
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Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Golf Links ©
Golf Links

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