9 days in Shillong & Arunachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Shillong & Arunachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Shillong
— 3 nights
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Tawang
— 1 night
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Dirang
— 1 night
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Bomdila
— 1 night

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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.
Family-friendly places like Arwah Cave and All Saints Church will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Daiñthlen Falls and Mawmluh Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shillong: Sohra (Wah Kaba Falls & Sa-I-Mika Park). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Shillong road trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Shillong is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Shillong, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Sohra
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Arwah Cave ©
Arwah Cave
Daiñthlen Falls ©
Daiñthlen Falls
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gorichen Peak, make a trip to Urguelling Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nagula Lake, then explore the activities along Panga Teng Tso lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gorsam Chorten. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Tawang War Memorial, steep yourself in history at Jaswant Garh War Memorial, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nuranang Falls, and finally admire the striking features of Gyangong Ani Gompa.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tawang travel route planning tool.

Drive from Shillong to Tawang in 15 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dirang.

Things to do in Tawang

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Panga Teng Tso lake ©
Panga Teng Tso lake
Nuranang Falls ©
Nuranang Falls
Gyangong Ani Gompa ©
Gyangong Ani Gompa

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Dirang

Dirang ©
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Dirang Dzong (Fort) and then admire the verdant scenery at Sangti Valley.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dirang trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tawang to Dirang takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bomdila.

Things to do in Dirang

Nature · Parks
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Dirang Dzong (Fort) ©
Dirang Dzong (Fort)

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Bomdila

Bomdila ©
Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Craft Centre And Ethnographic Museum, then get great views at Bomdila War Memorial and View Point, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bomdila Monastery.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bomdila travel route planner.

You can drive from Dirang to Bomdila in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bomdila

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Bomdila Monastery ©
Bomdila Monastery

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