9 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

9 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

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9 days in Meghalaya Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
train:  6​h 30​min
1
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Jakrem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sohra
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Mawlynnong
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and Police Bazar. Get in touch with nature at Mawphlang Sacred Forest and Ward's Lake. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and explore the activities along Umiam Lake.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Shillong vacation planning website .

Jaipur to Shillong is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jakrem.

Things to do in Shillong

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

1
night
Jakrem

Jakrem
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Jakrem hot springs.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jakrem vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Shillong to Jakrem takes 2.5 hours. In August in Jakrem, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sohra.

Things to do in Jakrem

#Parks, #Nature
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Sohra

Sohra ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Khasi monoliths, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church.

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Traveling by car from Jakrem to Sohra takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cherrapunjee
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Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Nongsawlia Church ©
Nongsawlia Church

2
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Epiphany, take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, then take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Roots Bridges.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mawlynnong vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Sohra to Mawlynnong takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Wildlife
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Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge ©
Jingmaham Living Root Bridge
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

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