Walking and Trekking in Cherrapunjee
Cherrapunjee offers a wide range of option for walking and trekking for adventure seekers, experiential travellers and Bird watchers. Some of the treks are listed as under:
# Trek to the Living Root Bridge, Umunoi (3-4 hours - 4 kms walk / trek. Trek open throughout the year).
# Trek to Double Decker Root Bridge and Natural Swimming Pools (7 hours walking - 20 kms walk / trek. Trek tough mountains and Khasi Villages).
# Trek to Umkar Root Bridge, Siej (1½ hours - 1 km walk - Open throughout the year. Recommended for light walkers).
# Trek to 'Splashing Park' / Mawsiekhriah (2 hours - 6 kms of walk / trek. Open throughout the year).
# Trek to Mawshamok by Lovers Road (Upto 2 hours - 6 kms walk. Open throughout the year).
# David Scot Pony Trail Trek - Laitkynsew Hill portion (2 hours - 7 km walk Open from November to March).
# Full day trek from old Nongwar To Old Nongkroh by ancient footpath (5 to 7 hours - 12-13 km of walking. Excellent for bird watchers)
# David Scot Pony Trail Trek - Ladmawphlang to Mawphlang - (6 hours - 18 - 20 km walk / trek. Best done from November to March).
# Trek to the Warm Swimming Pool and Angling Spot - (8- 10 hours - 14 kms walk / trek. Good from November to March).
# Trek to Shella -The ancient trading route to the Plains (7 - 9 hours - 26 kms walk / trek. Best from November to March).
# Trek through Village Siej to Ladumrin (6-7 hours - 20 kms. Best from November to March).