9 days in Sohra, Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

9 days in Sohra, Shillong & Guwahati Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sohra
— 3 nights
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
3
Guwahati
— 2 nights

3
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Get in touch with nature at Nohkalikai Falls and Mawsmai Cave. Nongsawlia Church and Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Head underground at Mawmluh Cave, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wah Kaba Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sohra trip builder.

Amritsar to Sohra is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls ©
Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians and All Saints Church. Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Police Bazar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, step off the mainland to explore Lumpongdeng Island, don't miss a visit to Shillong View Point, and explore the activities along Ward's Lake.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shillong trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Sohra to Shillong takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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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 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Kamakhya Temple, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Fancy Bazar, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugratara Temple, take in the exciting artwork at The Maati Centre, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati, thenget to know the resident critters at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Guwahati trip maker.

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Guwahati can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple

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