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The living root bridges of Meghalaya are an epic tourist attraction. On an annual basis, a great number of tourists flock to this travel getaway and witness the fascinating beauty of nature in the form of these bridges. The bridges were originally formed by the roots of the trees. These bridges offer a very stable substitute for the traditional bridges. And it is interesting to know that it takes around 15 years for any root bridge to become stable enough so that they are able to uphold the weight of the people passing through.

Top Attractions in and Around Living Roots Bridges

Mawlyn Waterfall. The Mawlyn waterfall is an amazing tourist attraction to visit with your loved ones. The whole vibe of this travel spot is quite interesting to explore. Due to its natural beauty, it is one of the best travel destinations in Meghalaya.  

Bisnakandi. This place is amazingly beautiful and absolutely worth a visit. You would simply love to explore and discover Bisnakandi in its fine aspects and nuances. It is guaranteed that you will find this place no less than heaven.

Also Read: This town in Meghalaya is popular for Byrdaw Falls, Dawki River, and Bophill Falls

Visit Mawsmai Caves. The visual structure of this place is just mind-blowing. They are one of the most less frequently visited places in Meghalaya. One can see a great number of tourists visiting here. Truly, they are an amazing spectacle of nature.

Best Time to Visit Living Roots Bridges

This place can be visited any time of the year except the monsoon season. During the monsoons, this place gets a little messy due to the humidity, and possible landslides.

How to Reach Living Roots Bridges

By Air - The nearest airport is situated in Guwahati at a distance of around 159 km. This airport has been quite well connected with the other cities such as Tura, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai etc. Once you get off the airport, you will need to cover the remaining distance by some means of public transportation like a cab.

By Road - You can also visit this destination by road as well owing to the good connectivity via road networks. For this purpose, you can consider travelling by a cab, a hired bus or even your own vehicle.

By Train - The nearest railway station is situated in Guwahati which is about 104 km away from Shillong. Once off the train, you will need to cover the remaining distance by some means of public transportation like a cab.

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here

Source: History TV18


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