8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

8 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kamrup Metropolitan District
— 1 night
2
Tawang
— 1 night
3
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 day
4
Mawlynnong
— 1 day
5
Shillong
— 2 nights

1
night
Kamrup Metropolitan District

Kamrup Metropolitan District ©
Kamrup Metropolitan or Guwahati Metropolitan is one of the 35 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India. On the 28th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamrup Metropolitan District online trip itinerary builder.

Mumbai to Kamrup Metropolitan District is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Mumbai in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kamrup Metropolitan District, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Kamrup Metropolitan District

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda 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 29th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Sela Pass, pause for some photo ops at Tawang War Memorial, thenpause for some photo ops at Gorsam Chorten, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tawang Buddhist Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Gyangong Ani Gompa and then hike along Bum La Pass.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tawang trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kamrup Metropolitan District to Tawang takes 13 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery

1
day
Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kaziranga National Park journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Tawang to Kaziranga National Park takes 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park, Kaziranga National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

1
day
Mawlynnong

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, and then stroll through Mawlynnong Village.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mawlynnong trip builder site.

You can drive from Kaziranga National Park to Mawlynnong in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

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Drive from Mawlynnong to Shillong in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

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