From Kerala’s Vagamon Glass Bridge To Sikkim’s Sky Walk Pelling, 4 Glass Bridges To Visit In India

These glass bridges are totally worth it; visit and get to know why.

by Ankita Mazumdar
From Kerala’s Vagamon Glass Bridge To Sikkim’s Sky Walk Pelling, 4 Glass Bridges To Visit In India

Indians, gone are the days when you could only dream about walking the strong crystal clear hanging bridges with mesmerising and panoramic views all around! With such picturesque views and an exciting adventure, India has added four glass bridges! These engineering marvels were an instant hit among tourists and thrill seekers. So what are you waiting for, immerse in the beautiful see-through glass bridges in India and click Instagram-worthy snaps.

Check Out India’s 4 Iconic Glass Bridges

1. Kerala’s Vagamon Glass Bridge

This is considered India’s longest cantilever glass bridge! The cantilever is a structure that extends horizontally but is only supported from one end, firmly. This ₹3 crore project was undertaken by Bharat Mata Ventures and the Idukki District Tourism Promotion Council  (DTPC). It is situated at the adventure park of DTPC and stretches to a terrific 120-foot-long bridge with impressive green lushes of Kerela and beyond! 

Height: 3500 ft above sea level

Opening Date: Sept 6, 2023

Cost: ₹500/per person

2. Sikkim’s Sky Walk Pelling

Glide through the air at Sikkim’s first-ever glass bridge with gorgeous panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas along with the famous Chenrezig statue! It is a pretty 137-foot-tall statute, deemed as the fourth tallest in this state. Not just that, visitors can even get a glimpse of the gushing Teesta River and Rangit River, it just keeps getting better and better. The experience on Sky Walk Pelling will enthral you as every spot here is a picture-perfect spot, do not skip when in Sikkim.

Height: 7200 ft above sea level

Opening Date: Nov 1, 2018

Cost: ₹50/per person

3. Bihar’s Glass Bridge Rajgir

The Rajgir forest in Bihar has a thrilling glass bridge amidst the lush greenery and mountains with stunning views as far as your eyes can see. This bridge stretches up to 85 feet long and Nitish Kumar, Bihar’s Chief Minister inaugurated it back in 2021. The design and style of this architectural marvel take inspiration from the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, China and you can notice the similarities clearly. Along with this, take part in captivating safaris in Rajgir forest.

Height: 200 ft

Opening Date: March 2021

Cost: ₹125/per person

4. Kerala’s 900 Kandi Glass Bridge

Kerala’s next simple yet amazing glass bridge is located in Thollayiram Kandi. It is owned by a private resort, 900 Kandi, hence its name. The strong fibreglass material is imported from Italy! Here, wonderful views of lush mountains and forests can be witnessed. Trekkers, looking for a great spot to explore? This should be on your list because it is easily accessible through an enthusiastic nature trek with your besties. The reward is this glass bridge in India and views for days!

Height: 100 feet

Opening Date: Sept 6, 2023

Cost: ₹100/per person

Also Read: From Sudarshan Setu To Bandra–Worli Sea Link, These Are 7 Longest Cable-Stayed Bridges Of India

Are you ready to have an unforgettable experience with your thrill-seeking gang?

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