8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sohra
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Guwahati War Cemetery, and head outdoors with Awe Rides.

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New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Kids will enjoy Umiam Lake and Mawjymbuin Cave. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, wander the streets of Police Bazar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Madina Masjid, and admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shillong journey planner.

Getting from Guwahati to Shillong by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Shillong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Mawjymbuin Cave ©
Mawjymbuin Cave

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Arwah Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sohra day trip website .

Getting from Shillong to Sohra by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave

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