8 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Shillong
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flower Exhibition Centre, Tashi View Point and Seven Sisters Waterfalls. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, then wander the streets of MG Marg, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, then admire the sheer force of Seven Sisters Waterfalls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phodong Monastery.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip itinerary site .

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Phodong Monastery
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Banjhakri Water Falls ©
Banjhakri Water Falls
Seven Sisters Waterfalls ©
Seven Sisters Waterfalls

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.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fancy Bazar and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Guwahati sightseeing tool .

Getting from Gangtok to Guwahati by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
On the 25th (Wed), let the kids burn off some steam at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kaziranga National Park trip planning tool .

Drive from Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laitlum Canyons, Lumpongdeng Island and Mawlynnong Waterfall. Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and The Grand Madina Masjid are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shillong day trip tool .

You can drive from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong in 5.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mawlynnong Waterfall
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall

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