10 days in Assam, Meghalaya & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

10 days in Assam, Meghalaya & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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10 days in Assam, Meghalaya & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
1
Guwahati
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Mawlynnong
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Shillong
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
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 30th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umananda Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Guwahati tour itinerary maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to Guwahati is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Guwahati. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Singapore in November since evenings lows in Guwahati dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Guwahati

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
On the 3rd (Tue), wander the streets of Mawlynnong Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Epiphany, then explore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, and finally take some stellar pictures from Jingmaham Living Root Bridge.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mawlynnong trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Guwahati to Mawlynnong takes 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Church of the Epiphany ©
Church of the Epiphany

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.
Get outdoors at Elephant Falls and Umiam Lake. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Police Bazar. Take a break from Shillong with a short trip to Mawkdok Dympep Valley in Sohra, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid, and take in the dramatic natural features at Laitlum Canyons.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Shillong trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Mawlynnong to Shillong in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mawkdok Dympep Valley
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): snap pictures at Howrah Bridge, take a stroll through Park Street, then see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) online day trip planner .

You can fly from Shillong to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. December in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Park Street ©
Park Street
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple

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