8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Jowai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mawphlang Sacred Forest and Umiam Lake. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and All Saints Church. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Police Bazar, take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Hydari Park, make a trip to Shillong View Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shillong trip itinerary builder tool .

Guwahati to Shillong is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Umiam Lake
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Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Mawkdok Dympep Valley, then admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, and then wander the streets of Smit Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee holiday builder tool .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Smit Village
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church ©
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 11th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, then take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mawlynnong itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Jowai.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Wildlife
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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

1
night
Jowai

Jowai ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nartiang Monoliths.

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Drive from Mawlynnong to Jowai in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Jowai

#Historic Sites
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Nartiang Monoliths ©
Nartiang Monoliths
Durga Temple ©
Durga Temple

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