9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Bhalukpong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bomdila
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dirang
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tawang
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Guwahati online journey planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October since evenings lows in Guwahati dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bhalukpong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple

1
night
Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong
For more things to do and tourist information, read Bhalukpong trip planning tool .

You can drive from Guwahati to Bhalukpong in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bomdila.

Things to do in Bhalukpong

Wildlife Parks

1
night
Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chilipam Monastery, examine the collection at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum, get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point, then don't miss a visit to Apple Orchards, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bomdila Monastery.

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You can drive from Bhalukpong to Bomdila in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dirang.

Things to do in Bomdila

Historic Sites Museums
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Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery

1
night
Dirang

Dirang ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thupsung Dhargye Ling, don't miss a visit to Dirang Dzong (Fort), and then admire the verdant scenery at Sangti Valley.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dirang driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bomdila to Dirang in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Dirang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Thupsung Dhargye Ling ©
Thupsung Dhargye Ling
Dirang Dzong (Fort) ©
Dirang Dzong (Fort)

3
nights
Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Nuranang Falls, explore the activities along Sela Pass, and then appreciate the history behind Tawang War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taktsang Gompa, then hike along Bum La Pass, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tawang Buddhist Monastery.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Tawang travel planner .

You can drive from Dirang to Tawang in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sela Pass ©
Sela Pass
Bum La Pass ©
Bum La Pass
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery

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