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Nice place but poorly managed and heavily crowded

The trek to the place is nice but once you reach there its heavily crowded and very poorly managed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nitish J
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Bengaluru, India
Stunning and sensational

Amidst beautiful surrounding and nature u will find this unusual and spectacular Living root... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
arunlakhotia
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New Delhi, India
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“root bridge” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mawlynnong, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trek to the place is nice but once you reach there its heavily crowded and very poorly managed, can be avoided if you are looking for a nice clean place to explore.

Thank Nitish J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amidst beautiful surrounding and nature u will find this unusual and spectacular Living root bridge. The way the roots of trees are entangled to create a foot over bridge with river flowing down , keeps u fully mesmerized and enchanted. Although u have to take...More

Thank arunlakhotia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is absolutely stunning. Was really crowded however. Try going early to have the place to yourself.

Thank BasuAN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Among the many root bridges that are unique to Meghalaya, this one is quite easy to access; hence an easy choice. It is a must visit to see how humans can tame nature without hurting it. In early mornings, very tranquil idyllic brook, nice small...More

Thank Smrti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living Root Bridge in Riwai Village is very popular and something unique to experience for. Although we have been to Double Decker Living Root Bridge in Nongriat and thus this place seemed touristy to us. There was a lot of crowd though which we needed...More

1  Thank Krishnandu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just two km before the cleanest village of Asia is this naturally formed living root bridge that is actually made out of the roots of trees, so you don't have have to change your path if you are visiting Mawlynnong village. Ones who have seen...More

Thank priyam a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place. Some 500 steps towards down will take you to the single route bridge. Be rest assured that all the steps are not rightly arranged. Instead, on the way several stones have been placed to walk through. But to me, it...More

Thank SubirBose
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This a bridge of rubber plant roots weaved, This 30 m long bridge was constructed to easily cross the river without affecting the environment. The steps leading to the bridge is very slippery as it was a rainy day but some of them are really...More

Thank SRKK2013
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The root bridge was ok type as we had experienced double decker living root bridge. The passage near the bridge is quite narrow and is slippy during rains. Also, the river side offers risky attraction.

Thank anshul a
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Unlike the double decker root bridge, which takes a lot of effort to reach, this one in Mawlynnong is easily accessible and more crowded. Would suggest to reach early when there are less people around to actually feel the place. Beautiful in all forms. Also,...More

1  Thank Annie V
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849MargaretC849
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
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Pranamita
29 June 2015|
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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.
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