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Double Decker Living Roots Bridge

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    Ideal Time

    All Year Round
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    Travel by Car

    2H40 from Shillong
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    Walking Time

    1H30 from Tyrna
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    Difficulty Terrain

    Intermediate
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    TripAdvisor

    Only accessible on foot

    Entrance fee

    Parking fee

    No restaurants Nearby

    Small snacks shops only

    Toilets available

    Direction Sign Boards

    Description


    The Double Decker Living Roots Bridge in Nongriat, Meghalaya, India is a particularly famous and impressive example of this type of structure, it has two levels of walkways, one above the other, it allows a more direct route over the water during the rainy season.

    The construction of living root bridges is a traditional practice that has been used for centuries by the War-Khasi people, which is one of the seven khasi tribes, it requires a community effort of the villagers. The process of building these bridges is labor-intensive, and requires patience and skill. The bridge is made by weaving the roots of rubber trees together, and is over 30,5m (100 feet) long and about 9m (30 feet) high, and it is believed to be 250 years old.

    It is a popular tourist destination and is known for its natural beauty and the unique engineering that went into its construction. It is a living proof of the ability of human and nature to co-exist and thrive together. Visiting the Double Decker Living Roots Bridge in Nongriat, Meghalaya, India offers a unique combination of natural beauty, cultural significance, and adventure, making it a one-of-a-kind destination that is well worth a visit,It’s a unique cultural experience that one can’t find anywhere else.

    Geodata


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    Altitude

    383 m
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    Elevation Gain

    325 m
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    Distance

    2 km
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    Nature of Trail

    Trekking
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    Forested
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    Steep slope
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    Hilly
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    Paved trail
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    Concrete stairways
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    River crossing bridge
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    Geodata


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    Altitude

    383 m
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    Elevation Gain

    325 m
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    Distance

    2 km
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    Nature of Trail

    Trekking
    /
    Forested
    /
    Steep slope
    /
    Hilly
    /
    Paved trail
    /
    Concrete stairways
    /
    River crossing bridge
    /
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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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