©

Shillong trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Shillong

Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Meghalaya  /  Shillong
(3.5/5 based on 2,800+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: nature, museums, sightseeing
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972. Since then, development has made the "Scotland of the East" into a fairly plain Indian town, although some colonial-era architectural highlights still shine through. As with other hill stations, the climate here remains noticeably more temperate than at lower elevations, and most Shillong itineraries focus on the verdant valleys and forested hillsides--the main beneficiaries of the cool mountain air and the monsoon rains. Plan your trip to Shillong and other India destinations using our handy India tour planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Shillong

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Where to stay

Shillong's accommodations cater to a range of tastes and budgets, meeting the needs of budget-conscious backpackers and middle-class Indian families wishing to get away from the heat at lower altitudes. The Police Bazar district has most of the lodgings of interest to those seeking the simplicity of a guesthouse or the value of a hostel. Staying in this lively commercial area puts you right in the thick of things. To the south, you'll find some pristine resort hotels set in privileged spots with vistas, pools, and fine-dining restaurants.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Shillong:
Sightseeing, religious sites, nature
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, religious sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, parks, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Religious sites, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Shillong

3 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Shillong & Kolkata (Calcutta) BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in West Bengal, Sikkim & Meghalaya BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in New Delhi & Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA February, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Meghalaya BY A USER FROM INDIA December, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Shillong BY A USER FROM OMAN December, kids, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News