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:  7​h 30​min
1
Sohra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Guwahati
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sohra attractions planner.

Bengaluru to Sohra is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature
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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, contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid, and make a trip to Shillong View Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shillong online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Sohra to Shillong takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden and then identify plant and animal life at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Guwahati trip planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Guwahati can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

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

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