9 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

9 days in Guwahati & Meghalaya Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Guwahati
— 1 night
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
3
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
4
Sohra
— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, thentake in the views from Saraighat Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, and then stop by Sohum Shoppe.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Guwahati online trip itinerary maker.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

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

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Police Bazar. Visiting Elephant Falls and Mawphlang Sacred Forest will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, make a trip to Shillong View Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium, and learn about all things military at Air Force Museum.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Shillong trip planner.

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Mawlynnong Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, and then take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mawlynnong trip planner.

Getting from Shillong to Mawlynnong by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Sohra.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Waterfall ©
Mawlynnong Waterfall

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nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Visiting Mawsmai Cave and Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Church.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sohra trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Mawlynnong to Sohra takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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