8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Tawang
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Shillong
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Guwahati road trip planner .

Bengaluru to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in April; daily highs in Guwahati reach 37°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

1
night
Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
On the 16th (Tue), admire the striking features of Gorsam Chorten, then pause for some photo ops at Tawang War Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Jaswant Garh War Memorial, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sela Pass. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Pangong Tso, then take in the awesome beauty at Gorichen Peak, and then admire the sheer force of Nuranang Falls.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tawang trip planner .

Drive from Guwahati to Tawang in 14.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Tawang War Memorial ©
Tawang War Memorial
Jaswant Garh War Memorial ©
Jaswant Garh War Memorial

1
day
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village, admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, and then explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges.

Find out how to plan Mawlynnong trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Tawang to Mawlynnong in 18 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall

3
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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, parks, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, take a stroll through Police Bazar, and admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Shillong planning site .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Shillong in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

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