7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

7 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Guwahati. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Navagraha Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Umananda Temple, then steep yourself in history at Kamakhya Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Guwahati road trip planner.

New Delhi to Guwahati is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in January, you will find days in Guwahati are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can 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 ©
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, and wildlife. 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 natural features at Laitlum Canyons, and take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shillong road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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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.
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. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Arwah Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mawsmai Cave.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sohra trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Shillong to Sohra takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
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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