9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Shillong
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Golaghat
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): get outside with Awe Rides, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then stroll the grounds of Guwahati War Cemetery, and finally view the masterpieces at The Maati Centre. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nameri National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Guwahati trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Guwahati is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Guwahati when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Guwahati

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Nameri National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ugratara Temple ©
Ugratara Temple
Nameri National Park
Nameri National Park

1
night
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 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kaziranga National Park travel planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kaziranga National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong, then admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid, then brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Shillong online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong takes 5.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Shillong are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Golaghat.

Things to do in Shillong

Historic Sites Museums
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All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Air Force Museum ©
Air Force Museum

1
night
Golaghat

Golaghat ©
Kaziranga National Orchid Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Deoparbat Ruins and then identify plant and animal life at Kaziranga National Orchid Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Golaghat trip builder site .

Drive from Shillong to Golaghat in 7.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Golaghat are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Golaghat

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary
Kaziranga National Orchid Park ©
Kaziranga National Orchid Park

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