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2 Bridges to explore in Meghalaya

Meghalaya

A hilly state in northeastern India. The name means "the abode of clouds" in Sanskrit.

Double Root Bridge
Double Root BridgeNongriat, Meghalaya 793111, India

Root bridges are handmade from the aerial roots of rubber fig trees (Ficus elastica) by the Khasi and Jaintia peoples of the mountainous terrain along the southern part of the Shillong Plateau. They take around fifteen years to fully develop. While most of the living root bridges are single decked, this one here is special- with two decks.

Root Bridge
Root BridgeEast Khasi Hills, Meghalaya 793110, India

Living root bridges are a form of tree shaping common in the southern part of the Northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. They are handmade from the aerial roots of rubber fig trees

Map of Bridges to explore in Meghalaya