Assam Meghalaya 8 Days Itinerary 7 Nights / 8 Days

7 Nights Itinerary Covering: Guwahati - Shillong - Cherrapunji - Shillong - Guwahati - Majuli - Jorhat

Overview

If you want to explore the best of Northeast Indian states, our Assam Meghalaya tour plan is perfect for you. With this tour, you can visit the second wettest place in the world, witness the breathtaking natural beauty, meet the local communities, and learn more about their culture and traditions. Our travel experts have designed Assam Meghalaya 8 day itinerary keeping all the top attractions in mind to make your tour memorable.

Tourism of India’s Assam Meghalaya tour plan is equipped with meals, transfers, and accommodation to provide you with maximum comfort. You just need to contact us and our team of professionals will help you curate the ideal Meghalaya Assam tour itinerary as per your requirements.

Highlights

  • Witness the beauty of Umiam Lake
  • Get insight into North East India’s culture and traditions
  • Meet the local communities
  • Visit the second wettest place in the world
  • Witness variety of plants, butterflies, etc. at Mawphlang Sacred Forest
  • Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Brahmaputra River
  • Excursion to Majuli Island and meet local people
  • Trek to the Living Root Bridges

Itinerary - Assam Meghalaya 8 Days Itinerary

Day 1 - Guwahati - Shillong

Meet and greet at Guwahati Airport and transfer to Shillong by road (3 hours). Shillong is called the 'Scotland of the East' due to its breathtaking beauty and heavenly monsoon season.

On the way, we will stop at Umiam Lake, also the largest man-made lake in Northeast India. Avid photographers can be seen around the lake capturing the green hills and pastures. Next, visit Don Bosco Museum on the way to get an insight into the culture, tradition, and people.

Upon reaching, check-in to the hotel and unwind. In the evening, stroll around the local market, Police Bazaar and savor local snacks. Overnight stay in Shillong.

Day 2 - Shillong - Cherrapunji

Today, after breakfast, check out and transfer from Shillong to Cherrapunji (2 hours). It is the second wettest place in the world, the first being Mawsynram, which is also located in the state of Meghalaya. On the way, stop at Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak, the highest point located at 1965 m above sea level.

Explore the famous Mawphlang Sacred Forest and witness a variety of plants, trees, orchids, and butterflies. Upon reaching Cherrapunji, transfer to your hotel and sleep comfortably.

Day 3 - Cherrapunji

On day 03 of your Assam Meghalaya Majuli tour, you will proceed to explore Cherrapunji's top attractions, Living Root Bridges and Double Decker Root Bridge. They are handmade bridges made by local Khasi and Jaintia people.

Cross rivers using the hanging bridges. Trek for 3 hours to reach the bridges and witness the breathtaking beauty of the Khasi Hills. After this lifetime experience, come back to the hotel and slide under the sheets for a relaxing sleep.

Day 4 - Cherrapunji - Shillong

Post a scrumptious breakfast, visit Arwah Cave, an unexplored gem in Meghalaya. Trek for about 150 m uphill to the entrance of the cave. Listen to birds chirping and feel yourself getting relaxed with the sounds of nature.

Come back to the hotel, check out from the hotel and travel back to Shillong. En route, visit the popular viewpoints, the Seven Sister Falls and the Nohkalikai Falls. Check in to the hotel in Shillong for an overnight stay.

Optional: Ziplining on your way back to Shillong (extra charges)

Day 5 - Shillong - Guwahati

After breakfast, check out, and get transferred from Shillong to Guwahati, the capital of Assam. On arrival, check into the hotel and rest for a while. In the evening, go for a sunset cruise at 4:30 pm on the mighty Brahmaputra River. Afterward, come back to the hotel and sleep comfortably.

Day 6 - Guwahati - Majuli

Post breakfast, proceed towards the next destination on the Meghalaya Assam tour, Majuli (8 hours). It is known as the largest freshwater river island in the world and is situated in the middle of Brahmaputra River. Cross the river in a public ferry and check-in to a bamboo resort. As the sun goes down, enjoy delicious ethnic food and home-brewed rice beer prepared by the locals. Overnight in Majuli.

Day 7 - Majuli

Spend the day at Majuli relaxing your mind and body. Explore the island on a cycle and meet the local communities. Visit Vaishnavite Satras and witness mask-making. Enjoy mesmerizing sunset views on the banks of the river. Later, head to Solmara to witness clay pottery making, which also resembles the ancient Harappan style of pottery. After the tour, return to the hotel for a good night's sleep.

Day 8 - Departure from Jorhat

This is the last day of your Assam Meghalaya tour plan. Post breakfast, you will be transferred from Majuli to Jorhat airport. Fly to your onward destination with pleasant memories you will cherish forever.

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