5 days in Northeast India Itinerary

5 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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5 days in Northeast India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Guwahati
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shillong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cherrapunjee
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chennai

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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 8th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Guwahati online itinerary maker .

Chennai to Guwahati is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites
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Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, then make a trip to Shillong View Point, then admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, and finally take a stroll through Police Bazar.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Shillong vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Shillong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Shillong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Shillong

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

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nights
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nohkalikai Falls. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church, admire the sheer force of Nohsngithiang (Seven Sisters) Falls, and then Head underground at Mawsmai Cave.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cherrapunjee itinerary planner.

You can drive from Shillong to Cherrapunjee in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherrapunjee

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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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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