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UMKAR LIVING ROOT BRIDGE

This one was slightly damaged in the rain, but is being repaired now. it is easiest to get to, just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DocReshma
,
Mumbai
The Single Decker Root Bridge a marvel

A must visit, better to go early, when there is no crowd, that is before 9 AM and walk through the... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
mahapatrachandan
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Bengaluru, India
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mawlynnong, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This one was slightly damaged in the rain, but is being repaired now. it is easiest to get to, just a short 15 min walk and is located near Cerrapunjee Holiday Resort. Its a must visit not to be missed

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reached after a hectic journey from shillong, the weather was really hot. After the bus stopped we went down following the steps and the guide to reach the bridge. Little far nd little difficult for elders who have problem in climbing steps. People say...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

A must visit, better to go early, when there is no crowd, that is before 9 AM and walk through the village and see their efforts to maintain cleanliness. There role mode is Mawlylong village. Again some amount of climbing is involved, not every difficult

Thank mahapatrachandan
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It is one of the rare things you should experience in your life. A little difficult for those who have issues walking or climbing otherwise manageable. It's a great feeling when you actually walk on a bridge which is made up of living root. All...More

Thank Dhiren-Ketki
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a must try but before you go let me tell you that you have to climb downhill at least almost 300 metres and the feeling is a amazing one there is a single and double decker bridge which you should check out both....More

Thank JeffNavas
Reviewed July 17, 2018

One of its kind place to see a root bridge, there are other attractions nearby though you would need a long walk down and then a tedious one on the journey back.

Thank n00buser
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

An unique creation by the locals of Meghalaya...been there many times Simply amazing & a must visit while in Meghalaya...

Thank RockyS_thewanderer
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

It's great experience specially the weather fresh breath and relaxed...little upset with management team they don't allow to cross the bridge

Thank SankarK2
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This place is ideal for those who cannot trek down to the living root bridges of Cherrapunji. The trek down from the car parking takes about 15 minutes, and the walk down is quite scenic. There are clean restrooms that you can pay and use...More

Thank vishalu49
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

When human works closely with Nature a gem of a nature rises up from such a remote place!!! So nice to see how challenges faced by villagers turn nature available nature facilities into beautiful and sustainable bridge from the roots of trees. We need to...More

1  Thank rnwallang
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ArunaD16
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Akhilesh R | Reviewed this property |
The root bridge at Mawlyngong is the easiest amongst all the root bridges of Meghalaya. After reaching the village it only takes a walk of about 10 - 12 minutes of stairs all the way down.
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ArunaD16
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Akhilesh R | Reviewed this property |
November gets a bit cold at Mawlynnong - depending on your level of discomfort, that is if you are able to climb a regular house' stairways then you will be able to do this as well. You may take as many rests as possible if... More
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ANIRBAN S
February 8, 2018|
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Response from SubirBose | Reviewed this property |
I have visited this place during the end of September and had good weather condition. August means it is monsoon and has chance for heavy raining. Since the path towards the root bridge is not systematically prepared... More
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