Double Decker Root Bridge, Meghalaya
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Start the hike by latest 9am
Don’t over pack
Carry a water bottle for the trek
3000 steps hike down to the root bridge
Always best to take a local guide
Local guide cost is INR 1400
Take the bamboo stick for hiking support
Walking down 3000 steps is super easy
Monsoon is when the hike is very slippery
The walk down will take you roughly 90 minutes
The root bridge has an entry fee of INR 60/PP
Food stalls are available near the village of Nongriat
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Hiking back up 3000 steps is the real challenge
Carrying shades is a must since it gets very hot.
This is where the bamboo stick will come handy.
Hiking up will take anywhere between 2-4 hours.
All depends on the number of breaks taken along the trek
Avoid taking more than 3 breaks.
Basically stop after every 1000 steps if possible
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Avoid smoking and drinking on the trek.
Don’t hike on an empty stomach
Fruits are the best to carry in your day pack
Lime juice is the best to hydrate yourself
Make sure you wear a good pair of shoes.