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Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Cherrapunjee
(4.7/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Nature meets human ingenuity at Double Decker Living Root Bridge, where humans have manipulated ariel roots of fig trees to grow through trunks and attach themselves on the other end. Quite literally living, the bridge is self-maintaining and self-renewing, and can last hundreds of years as long as the trees it grows from remain healthy. The two-level bridge spans a clean stream flowing into a natural pool, which you can swim in. Prepare for a strenuous hike through thick jungle and steep, narrow steps to reach the site. Plan to visit Double Decker Living Root Bridge during your Cherrapunjee vacation using our convenient Cherrapunjee tour planner.
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  • No one and nothing can prepare you for the time, effort and sheet grit needed to complete the hike to this bridge. But in spite of it, or because of it, this place has to be visited. But this hike nee...  more »
  • It's wonderful place with live root bridge . Not even imagine such thing in existence. But u have to walk too much to see this. I mean u have to go down stairs & then climb to return obviously hahahah...  more »
  • Double decker root bridge is a trip one must do at Cherrapunjee, but if you can travel about one or two hours more (depending on your capabilities) to the Rainbow falls you would not regret it. Its a ...  more »
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  • The amazing thing which I had never ever seen in my life, that to completely made up of roots of šŸŒ², I was totally shocked when I saw this bridge which is completely made up of roots a trees. There is a long way to reach this bridge, but it's worth tracking a long way. You will be completely in the lap of nature on both sides there is high mountain, which are connected with this amazing bridge. But try to avoid visiting this place specially in monsoon, because the steeps are little bit slippery. Don't forget to visit a place which is around 20 min tracking from this root bridge, that place is named as view point, which is completely manmade and made up of bamboo, kind of hut and bamboo seats, from there u can have a View of complete Khasi hill, but may be this thing can't make out just because of fence cloud. But u will definitely enjoy tracking. After visiting this place go for mawlynnong village, which is asia's cleanest village....:
  • This is single level Living Root Bridge and is accessible through a long flight of steps. This is comparatively easy to access than the other double level Living Root Bridge. They say it takes around 150 years to make something like this. It is awesome and marvel at their native wisdom. Hope these knowledges are preserved.
  • Never seen something like this!! The 1/2 hour trek was worth. I was awestruck by seeing such beautiful bridge by nature. Worth a visit!!
  • Awesome place -- this is one of must visit place in Meghalaya -- Good for kids, family, youngsters -- Romantic place -- Attached Photos will let you know the beauty of this place
  • A lovely walk for 1 hr 15 mins. Its a very steep descent to start with and a steep ascent on the return. Not recommended for the aged and those who are not accustomed to climbing forts or walking great distances. There are concrete steps right from the start all the way to the end.