8 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

8 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Meghalaya route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dawki
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Sohra
Taxi to Gauhati, Fly to Hyderabad

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Shillong

— 3 nights
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, wander the streets of Police Bazar, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Shillong day trip planning app.

Hyderabad to Shillong is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dawki.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Dawki

— 3 nights
Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India.GeographyIt is located at, on the border between India and Bangladesh.Border-crossingDawki-Tamabil is one of the few road border crossings between India and Bangladesh. Explore Dawki's surroundings by going to Mawlynnong (Roots Bridges, Mawlynnong Waterfall, &more) and Krang Suri Falls (in Jowai). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River and contemplate the long history of India-Bangladesh Friendship Gate.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dawki road trip planning tool.

Getting from Shillong to Dawki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sohra.

Things to do in Dawki

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sohra

Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sohra day trip app.

You can drive from Dawki to Sohra in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Meghalaya travel guide

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Waterfalls · Bodies of Water · Caves
A hilly and mountainous state with valleys and highland plateaus, Meghalaya offers a treat for nature lovers. A holiday in Meghalaya usually involves some combination of trekking, mountaineering, river canyoning, and swimming, plus a tour of ethnic villages and sampling of local cuisine. Visit the wettest place on earth, where subtropical forests hide living root bridges, impressive waterfalls, spectacular rock formations, and long cave systems. Sacred groves, lakes, and national parks harbor abundant wildlife, while year-round ethnic festivals and fairs keep alive traditional lifestyles.