8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northeast India attractions planner

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Fly
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Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive
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Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sohra
— 2 nights
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Guwahati

Gateway to Northeast India

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and finally do sightseeing at your own pace with Awe Rides. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and then relax and rejuvenate at Unora By Tattva Spa.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Guwahati online road trip planner.

Mumbai to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get slightly colder in Guwahati: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

3
nights
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Umiam Lake, make a trip to Shillong View Point, examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and take in the awesome beauty at Shillong Peak.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip planner.

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Shillong sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Mawlynnong

Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, then make a trip to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mawlynnong trip maker tool.

You can drive from Shillong to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Nature

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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 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, and then Head underground at Mawsmai Cave.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Sohra trip planner.

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Sohra in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites