8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Drive:  4​h
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mawlynnong
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Jowai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Guwahati

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 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Umiam Lake, then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and then don't miss a visit to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong.

Make your Shillong itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Guwahati to Shillong is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

2
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
On the 10th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Mawjymbuin Cave and then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Ward's Lake, take a stroll through Police Bazar, then stroll around Lady Hydari Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians.

Before you visit Shillong, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mawjymbuin Cave ©
Mawjymbuin Cave
Lady Hydari Park ©
Lady Hydari Park
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
You've added Daiñthlen Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Daiñthlen Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Cherrapunjee takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

1
day
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Mawlynnong Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, and then get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mawlynnong road trip planner.

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Jowai.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village

2
nights
Jowai

Jowai ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Nartiang Monoliths and then admire the sheer force of Krang Suri Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Ialong Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tyrshi Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Jowai trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Jowai in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Jowai

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tyrshi Falls ©
Tyrshi Falls
Ialong Park ©
Ialong Park
Nartiang Monoliths ©
Nartiang Monoliths

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