9 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

9 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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9 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Varanasi
Drive:  2​h
1
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sohra
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h
End: Varanasi

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.
Shillong is known for nature, museums, historic sites, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Shillong trip planner .

Varanasi to Shillong is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Varanasi in June, with highs in Shillong at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Golf
Highlights from your plan
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
On the 26th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany, then get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dawki River, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bophill Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges, and then wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mawlynnong trip maker site .

You can drive from Shillong to Mawlynnong in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bophill Falls, Dawki River
Highlights from your plan
Dawki River ©
Dawki River
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village

3
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at DaiƱthlen Falls and then snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cherrapunjee trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Cherrapunjee in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature
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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