8 days in Shillong, Cherrapunjee & Kaziranga National Park Itinerary

8 days in Shillong, Cherrapunjee & Kaziranga National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Shillong, Cherrapunjee & Kaziranga National Park Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
flight:  9​h 30​min
1
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Kaziranga National Park
— 2 nights
flight:  16​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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 9th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, and then explore the activities along Umiam Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, make a trip to Shillong View Point, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and finally take a stroll through Police Bazar.

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Lucknow to Shillong is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Shillong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

Museums Nature Parks
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): Head underground at Mawsmai Cave and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church and then admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cherrapunjee trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Shillong to Cherrapunjee by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

2
nights
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.
You've now added Kaziranga National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kaziranga National Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaziranga National Park attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Kaziranga National Park takes 7 hours. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Golaghat
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Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

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