8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
On the 21st (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On your second day here, Head underground at Mawsmai Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee day trip app .

Hyderabad to Cherrapunjee is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

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, wildlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and take a stroll through Police Bazar.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shillong tour planner.

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Shillong in 2 hours. In December in Shillong, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get all the equipment you need at Awe Rides, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, then snap pictures at Saraighat Bridge, then make a trip to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Khetra Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Guwahati online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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