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Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Cherrapunjee
Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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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To be honest, the way to this place was pretty demanding: a two days travel, two hours walk and countless drops of sweat because of its surrounding rainforest. But when you see it, everything blurs - ... read more »
surrounded by rain forest... it is a awesome place if you are a trekking freak..be prepared to climb back 3500 steps approx before you plan to climb down and reach the place.
There are more then 3000 steps one way, so one must be fit enough to come and get back. Taste the juicy oranges directly pluck it from the trees if u r visiting during the season. Also u can try a nat... read more »
This is one of the engineering marvels of mankind. Best time to visit would be during of after rains, when it becomes more beautiful.
“Organic engineering at its best!” Tucked away in the little village, the Living Roots Bridge is not something one's senses can easily fathom. It is a bridge that's ALIVE! Its perhaps stronger and steadier than concrete. There is every reason one should see this bridge if they are in Mawlynnong. Visited November 2015
An experience like none other... A must visit ...though it's quite a hike to reach there...but it's a very beautiful hike with natural pools to dip in...
Best place I have seen in my life
Paresh Ratan Kundu
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