Thursday, January 1, 2015

Bungy (Bungee Jumping)

BUNGEE JUMPING If you thought bungy jumping was restricted to some places in Europe, New Zealand and America, it is time you bought and update. the game has finally found a natural home within the highest mountain vary within the world. the final word thrill of a bungy jump will currently be experienced in Nepal at maybe the most effective website within the world.

Nepal's initial bungy jumping website is situated 160m over the wild Bhote Kosi river, and located near the Nepal-Tibet border, a three-hour bus ride from Kathmandu. As will be organized on arrival in Kathmandu. As of now, there's just one agency providing this sport. The jump, at 160m, was designed by one in every of New Zealand's leading bungy consultants, and is operated by a number of the foremost experienced jump masters within the business. It's mishap-proof. The agency takes safety "very, terribly seriously".

Bhote Koshi river is found in Nepal, concerning seventy km (44 mi) east of Kathmandu, and is undoubtedly the simplest bungee location within the himalayas. The gorge where the jumping takes place is named The Last Resort, and it's one among the highest 3 deepest gorge bungee jumps within the world.

At one hundred sixty meters (525 feet) the jump from the suspension bridge at The Last Resort is that the final adrenaline fix consistent with The bridge itself could be a Swiss construction, designed specifically for bungy jumping and satisfying the best international safety standards. Plunging into the sub-tropical gorge with the wild Bhote Koshi river raging below remains as nerve-racking as anything you may expertise on your Nepalese journey. Bhote Koshi have the worlds best bungee jumping

Less than three hours outside Kathmandu by final Bungy Shuttle. you may travel the Arniko (Kathmandu/Lhasa) Highway to among 12km of the Tibet Border and also the famous Friendship Bridge.

The Gorge:
Ultimate Bungee Nepal takes place on a 166 m. wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhoti Kosi River.

The Bridge:
Swiss designed, specially for bungy jumping with a 4x saftey issue. The bridge includes a loading issue of 250kg per running meter. this implies that the bridge can hold 250 x 166 = forty one,500kg or 4.5 tonnes. And... those are Swiss measurements! * Over 6000 meters of steel wire was used to create the bridge * Longest suspension bridge in Nepal * The bridge joins 2 sides of a good valley. Before its construction, locals walked 5 hours to cross this river gorge.


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