7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Guwahati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sohra
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Guwahati. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamakhya Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Guwahati route builder website .

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in January, you will find days in Guwahati are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple ©

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, wildlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Laitlum Canyons.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Shillong attractions website .

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls

2
nights
Sohra

Sohra ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls and then take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): Head underground at Arwah Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sohra sightseeing tool .

Drive from Shillong to Sohra in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls

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