Here’s all you need to know about North East India’s Living Root Bridge in Meghalaya

Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya

 

There are bridges every here and there, big and small. In the modern infrastructure, we see bridges connecting through the roads and valleys. However, bridges do not always their roots in modern infrastructure. Living Root Bridges in Meghalaya is one of the most jaw-dropping wonders of nature in the state.

 

What are the Living Root Bridges?

 

It has been a popular attraction in Meghalaya. The bridge is known to have developed over time. The tangled, thick aerial roots of fig from the bridge, and keep on evolving.

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As these are the roots that are growing, so by the time the trees stand there, the roots are strong enough. These bridges are taken care of by the Khasi and Jaintia tribes, living in Meghalaya.

 

About the Place

 

These bridges in Meghalaya are recognized as the world heritage sites by UNESCO. It has a cool climate round the year. The local people and the tribesmen are friendly with the tourists.

 

How to reach?

 

It is very convenient to visit these Living Root Bridges located in West Jaintia Hills district, and East Khasi Hills district. The nearest airport and the nearest to the site is in Guwahati. Guwahati is well-connected to Cherrapunji through roads, with buses and cabs running along the way.

 

Right time to visit

 

Meghalaya is open all year for travelers to visit. However, there is very heavy rainfall at times, during the monsoon. Hence, you might want to strike out the monsoon season from June to August.

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