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Ammosai Living Roots Bridge

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    Ideal Time

    All Year Round
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    Travel by Car

    3H50 from Shillong
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    Walking Time

    Direct Access
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    Difficulty Terrain

    Easy

    No entrance fee

    No parking fee

    Shops available

    Description


    Ammosai living roots bridge is located in the Nongbareh Lyntiar village, it is easily accessible, near the roadside and there is no entry fee.

    Amosai living root bridges is a unique and fascinating natural phenomenon that take many years to grow and mature. The roots of these bridge are typically made from the aerial roots of the Ficus Elastica tree, which are trained and woven together by the local War-Khasi people to form a bridge. The process of creating a living root bridge can take many years, as the roots must be trained and woven together over time, and the bridge must be maintained to ensure its structural integrity. The fact that the roots of this bridge are tough and big is a testament to the time, care, and skill that went into creating it, and the generations of people that have contributed to its growth and maintenance.

    Even though there is no entry fee or admission charge to access that living root bridge in Nongbareh Lyntiar, it is still important to be respectful of the environment and the local community, and to follow any posted rules or guidelines to ensure the preservation of the area for future generations to enjoy. It’s also important to be mindful of your impact on the natural environment and to take care not to damage the bridges or the surrounding ecosystem. This can include things like not littering or cutting down trees or plants, and staying on designated trails or paths.

    Geodata


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    Nature of Trail

    Kids Friendly
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    Easy walk
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    Concrete stairways
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    Flat path
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    Geodata


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    Nature of Trail

    Kids Friendly
    /
    Easy walk
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    Concrete stairways
    /
    Flat path
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    Weather Forecast


    June 21, 2024, 2:54 pm
    Thunderstorm
    WSW
    Thunderstorm
    22°C
    1.2 m/s
    Apparent: 21°C
    Pressure: 1007 mb
    Humidity: 95%
    Winds: 1.2 m/s WSW
    Windgusts: 7.1 m/s
    UV-Index: 0
    Sunrise: 4:33 am
    Sunset: 6:16 pm
    Forecast June 21, 2024
    Day
    Partly sunny with thundershowers
    Thunderstorm
    23°C
    Winds: 2.1 m/s SSW
    Windgusts: 7.1 m/s
    Max. UV index: 7.85
    Forecast June 22, 2024
    Day
    Partly sunny with thundershowers
    Thunderstorm
    22°C
    Winds: 2.1 m/s SSE
    Windgusts: 6.7 m/s
    Max. UV index: 5.4
    Forecast June 23, 2024
    Day
    Partly sunny with thundershowers
    Thunderstorm
    24°C
    Winds: 2.5 m/s SSW
    Windgusts: 8.2 m/s
    Max. UV index: 6.95
     

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