8 days in Shillong & Punjab Itinerary

8 days in Shillong & Punjab Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shillong
— 2 nights
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
3
Jalandhar
— 2 nights

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Shillong travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Shillong is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Shillong, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubai in March since evenings lows in Shillong dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Shillong View Point ©
Shillong View Point

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, make a trip to Akal Takht, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mandir Mata Lal Devi, thencontemplate the long history of Gobindgarh Fort, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Shillong to Amritsar in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Shillong in March: high temperatures in Amritsar hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jalandhar.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

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nights
Jalandhar

Jalandhar ©
Jalandhar, formerly known as Jullundur in British India, is a city in the Doaba region of the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. On the 21st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Devi Talab Mandir Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tulsi Mandir Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji, and finally don't miss a visit to Rangla Punjab Haveli. Keep things going the next day: stop by Lovely Sweets House Pvt Ltd and then find something for the whole family at Wonderland Theme Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jalandhar trip builder app.

Drive from Amritsar to Jalandhar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Jalandhar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jalandhar

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wonderland Theme Park ©
Wonderland Theme Park
Rangla Punjab Haveli ©
Rangla Punjab Haveli
Devi Talab Mandir Temple ©
Devi Talab Mandir Temple

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