8 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

8 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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8 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Jowai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
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 29th (Tue): hike along David Scott Trail, then make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Butterfly Museum, step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip planning app .

Bengaluru to Shillong is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jowai.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

David Scott Trail
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David Scott Trail ©
David Scott Trail
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©

2
nights
Jowai

Jowai ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): explore the activities along Thadlaskein Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Krang Suri Falls. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lady of Good Health Shrine and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bophill Falls.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jowai trip planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Jowai in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Jowai

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thadlaskein Lake
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Bophill Falls ©
Bophill Falls
Thadlaskein Lake ©
Thadlaskein Lake

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, then get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mawlynnong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jowai to Mawlynnong takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Mawmluh Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Daiñthlen Falls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Caves and then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Cherrapunjee online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garden of Caves
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Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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