Situated in Mariyang block in Arunachal Pradesh is the charming village of Damro Gidum. Made of ropes and bamboos, the longest hanging bridge In Arunachal Pradesh here sways gently over the River Yamne. Using canes and wires, it is held between suspension cables with a walkway made of halved bamboos.
You can reach Damro by air, train and road as well. The nearest airport is at Pasighat which is 42 km away from Damro. You can also take a flight to Dibrugarh airport which is 232 km away. If you want to travel by train, then the nearest railway station is the Dibrugarh railway station. From Dibrugarh, you can hire a private transport to reach Damro. You can also travel by road and reach Damro via Dibrugarh and Guwahati. The best time to visit Damro is October-April, however you can visit it anytime during the year as well. Yingkiong is nearest town to Damro Gingkong which is approximately 62km away.
Damro Gingkong has a total population of 300 peoples and there are about 61 houses in Damro Gingkong village. With thatched bamboo houses and a vast expanse of meadows, it is known for it’s simple way of living. For the visitors it is a great experience to cross the bridge and look down the river to see a stunning display of colourful fishes. The longest hanging bridge sways gently over a silvery slash of the Yamne River. Damro is the original village of the Adi Padam tribe.
The beauty and majesty of the place will make you believe that Damro is indeed a hidden route to heaven.