8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Shillong
— 1 night
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Guwahati
— 2 nights
3
Gangtok
— 2 nights
4
Darjeeling
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): wander the streets of Police Bazar.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Shillong trip builder site.

New Delhi to Shillong is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

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Guwahati

Guwahati ©

Gateway to Northeast India

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 5th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugratara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Navagraha Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, and finally explore the activities along Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Guwahati trip planner.

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Guwahati are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), stop by MG Marg, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and then make a trip to Nathula. Keep things going the next day: catch a live event at Palzor Stadium, then identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, then make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Guwahati to Gangtok by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©

Queen of the Hills

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 (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then deepen your understanding at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, then identify plant and animal life at Lamahatta, and then steep yourself in history at Tinchuley Village.

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You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

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