Double Decker Root Bridge-Let's do some exercise people

Tripoto
6th May 2018

Mesmerizing

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Experience of trekking to Double Decker Root Bridge

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We present you Double Decker Bridge

It all started in want of some adventure in the lap of nature. We were seven people who were ready to take a dip in nature i.e. double-decker root bridge in cherrapunjee( the bridge that is made of tree roots). The trek lasts about 4-5 hours minimum (to and fro).

So we planned to start the trek at 2:00 in the afternoon so as to invite some adrenaline as it was mandated to get back before it gets dark. When we say dark, its 6 in cherrapunjee. So now, the constant pace has to be maintained throughout the 15000 steps (to and fro) as the path is through stairs.

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Breathtaking views :- Girls too come in that

So we started seeing the breathtaking views in between and taking deep breaths. It has almost 5000 steps downstairs. It was around 10°C in cherapunjee and we were wearing a jacket while trekking.

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Breathtaking views

My personal experience was taking off my one cloth after every 1500 steps as I sweated a lot and at the end, I was left with my vest which could fill a mug of water if squeezed.

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Sweat in our vests

Finally, after maintaining a constant pace we reached in 1:15 hours and what I saw I couldn't believe, there was a double-decker bridge made of roots which were so strong that many people can stay on it for ample amount of time.

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Double Decker Bridge :- We all are standing on it

The best thing I noticed is the feeling of shakiness while crossing the bridge and the feeling that it will break every time I take one step ahead because of its natural roots on which I was walking.

Then there was a waterfall beside the bridge, so we took a chilling bath.

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Feeling refreshing haan

We started to go back as it was 4:15 and have to reach the starting point in 1:45 minutes as it was upstairs now which was a daunting task.

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upstairs god please help us

With some motivational songs singing internally and listening to birds voices we reached at 6:02 just at the time it got dark.

What a feeling! Target accomplished! Adrenaline junkies! Didn't even take a break while coming up. Our driver was astonished, and then we performed stretching so as to relieve pain. Finally went to Shillong with wonderful memories.

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