9 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

9 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

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9 days in Assam & Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Majuli
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
4
Sohra
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Shillong
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Mumbai


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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see where the action happens at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhuvaneswari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Guwahati tour planner .

Nagpur to Guwahati is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Guwahati

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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©

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.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Sivasagar Pond.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaziranga National Park vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Majuli.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

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Side Trip

Sivasagar Pond

1
night
Majuli

Majuli ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamalabari Satra, then wander the streets of Mishing Village, and then make a trip to Mask Masking at Samaguri Satra.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Majuli trip maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kaziranga National Park to Majuli. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Cherrapunjee on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Majuli

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Kamalabari Satra ©
Kamalabari Satra

1
day
Sohra

Sohra ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, then walk around Eco Park, and then Head underground at Mawsmai Cave.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Majuli to Cherrapunjee. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls ©

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mawlynnong online travel planner .

You can drive from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

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Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the activities along Umiam Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid and then examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shillong itinerary builder .

Getting from Mawlynnong to Shillong by car takes about 2.5 hours. November in Shillong sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

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

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