8 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

8 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

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8 days in Shillong & Cherrapunjee Itinerary

Start: Shillong
1
Shillong
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cherrapunjee
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Shillong

4
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, historic sites, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, wander the streets of Police Bazar, and make a trip to Shillong View Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Shillong sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Shillong. In June, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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

3
nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Daiñthlen Falls and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, admire the sheer force of Wah Kaba Falls, then admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and finally Head underground at Mawsmai Cave.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cherrapunjee itinerary planner .

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

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

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