8 days in Meghalaya & Guwahati Itinerary

8 days in Meghalaya & Guwahati Itinerary

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8 days in Meghalaya & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  7​h
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Bengaluru

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 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, then take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Shillong trip planner .

Bengaluru to Shillong is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Ward's Lake ©
Ward's Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest

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Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany, make a trip to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bophill Falls.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mawlynnong vacation builder .

You can drive from Shillong to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bophill Falls
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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

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nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 17th (Wed), Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church.

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Getting from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church ©
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church

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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.
Attractions like Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, hunt for treasures at Fancy Bazar, have some family-friendly fun at GeT TaggED, and take in the views from Saraighat Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Guwahati takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Guwahati can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©

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