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Simply mind blowing..technical architecture marvel and to know that its done by the local tribal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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A must visit, its amazing to see how roots makes a natural bridge. It takes a small walk from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
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“root bridge” (53 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mawlynnong, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply mind blowing..technical architecture marvel and to know that its done by the local tribal people with skills handed over generations and hundreds of years !!! is simply awe inspiring...and still growing strong as new roots shoot up!!!..loved the trek to the bridge too...lots of...More

1  Thank sjn369
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit, its amazing to see how roots makes a natural bridge. It takes a small walk from village to the bridge but its totally worth it.

Thank RachitMittal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable to see how roots of a big tree can actually form a bridge. Spectacular. Nice clear chill water flows beneath it. One has walk down 500 mts to reach the actual bridge. Not very difficult to do. Easy parking and refreshments on the way

1  Thank MohitHanda10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The roots have been trained well enough to wind around a path way making it a walkable bridge. It is worth visiting and yet be cautious about water level and current under the bridge. A true nature's wonder and the trek is truly tiring one...More

1  Thank AbhinovPagadala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After months of delay,finally cracked the north-east India travel plans. Visitied Living root bridges in the end of May'17 which proved to be one of the most amazing experience. B'ful greenery ,waterfalls and the best part was cleanliness all around the Meghalaya. The scenic beauty...More

2  Thank Akash R
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It's a nice attraction and pretty nicely maintained living roots bridge. Pretty and unique thing to experience and see.

Thank MuktaNakra
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Entire north east has several unusual things, that normally we do not find in other parts of the country, especially in the planes. These root bridges are also one of those things. Normally we see huge trees (mainly banyan trees which are very old and...More

1  Thank Rudra S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The living root bridge is a marvel of nature, backed with human brains. Not to be missed, except for those who have physical constrains for the short trek to and fro.

Thank drkaushikmandal
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A fantastic place to visit , and your will forget to your tiredness, when you reach to this living root bridge.

Thank cytec
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Had recently been to Shillong and our way to Dawki we went to the Living Root Bridge near the cleanest village Mawlynnong. Honestly we did give a second thought on realizing have to climb down some 200 to 30 steps, but the instincts were right...More

1  Thank santosh_bapat
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29 July 2016|
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Response from Kiran R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Margaret, First of all, there are two popular places in Mehgalaya where you can witness the Living Root Bridges. One is, as everyone has indicated on this forum, in Maylynnong and is the relatively easier one to access... More
29 June 2015|
Response from Numbers972 | Reviewed this property |
The best time to visit root bridge is from Nov to Feb. It is sixty km from Shillong the Capital of Meghalaya. The closest accommodation is available at Shillong.