(Last Updated on : 03-09-2019)
in the East Khasi Hills district
, Laitkynsew is famous for its Living Root Bridges
. Laitkynsew is one of the reasons for tourism in the East Khasi Hills district
and the prime reason of attraction in this village is the century old Umnnoi Root Bridge.
Locally known as Jingkieng Deingjri, the Umnnoi Root Bridge is about 53 ft long and attracts tourists from all around. Other than the Living Root Bridges, from Laitkynsew the magnificent Nohkalikai Falls
can be seen, which originates from the neighbouring village of Nongriat.
Visiting Information on Laitkynsew
The nearest railway station
is at Guwahati
at an approximate distance of 158 km and the Shillong Airport
is the closest at a distance of about 93 km from the village of Laitkynsew.
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