If you are seeking an adrenaline thrill in Nepal, then Bungee jump Nepal must be there on your To-do list. As you might have heard before, bungee is the adventurous sport to which you are connected with a cord and you jump off from a tall structure which may be a bridge, tower building or a crane. The freefall gives you the ultimate thrill and the rebound adds to it. If you are a believer and a practitioner of YOLO (You Only Live Once), then you should do whatever you want in your life, including adventures that provide you thrills with adrenaline rush.
Bungee jump Nepal
This adventurous sport, Bungee jump can be carried out from two places in Nepal: Bhotekoshi and Pokhara. With the wide geographical diversities in Nepal, Bungee will be adventurous as well as a beautiful experience for you. This article provides useful information on Bungee jump spots in Nepal and how to book Bungee jump in Nepal.
Bungee jump in Bhotekoshi
The Last Resort provides you the opportunity of Bungee in Bhotekoshi. The bungee jump in last resort is conducted from a 160m high bridge with the raging Bhotekoshi River in its great speed just below you. The gorge here is 166m wide steel suspension bridge. The spot was designed by one of the experienced Bungee consultants of New Zealand and has been operated by experienced masters of the field. You get to experience the freefall of about 5-6 seconds with the rebound at the freefall of rate 150km/hr. It can be reached within 4 hours bus ride from Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, the distance is about 102 km. It is just 12 km away from the Tibetan border. You will have a guaranteed safety as the best equipment are used and experienced people are there to guide you. Bhotekoshi was one and only spot for Bungee jump Nepal before few years. Now, Bungee jump Nepal has introduced Bungee jump Nepal in Pokhara as well.
How to book Bungee Jump Nepal at Kathmandu?
You can book for the jump in the office of last resort in Kathmandu which is located in Mandala Street, Thamel. The package might be a day’s trip or an overnight trip with breakfast, lunch and dinner provided accordingly. The booking has to be done at least 2 days before in the office of the last resort and you will have to do the full payment there itself. If you book, you get the transportation facility from Kathmandu to The Last Resort and vice versa. The bus leaves at 6 am in the morning from the office and returns to Kathmandu at around 8:30 at night. The price of Bungee in Bhotekoshi, Last Resort is NRs 5500 for Nepalese, 90$ for Foreigners and 8200 NRs for Indian and Chinese. For an extra 2300 NRs, you can get the video of your experience, 4 pictures and a t-shirt. You will be shown the footages of your jump on the same day whereas to receive it you will have to contact the office in Kathmandu the next day.
There are certain criteria to do the bungee jump. The minimum weight should be 40 kg and the maximum should not exceed 100 kg. Also, if you are less than 18 years of age, you will need your parent for the consent and they should attend you during the jump. Also, before the jump, you will have to be confirmed that you do not have any heart diseases, hypertension, orthopaedic problems, neurological problems, etc. You need to consult with your doctor first before attempting this sport.
Bungee jump in Pokhara
The next bungee spot in Nepal is in Hemja, Pokhara. Pokhara, already famous as the tourist area of Nepal has added one more reason to be there, the tower bungee. High Ground Adventures in Pokhara has been conducting this sport since September 22nd, 2014. For 4500-5000 NRs, you can experience the thrill of Bungee from 80 m high tower including the facility of your video and picture taken. It is 68$ for foreigners. The place is just 20 minutes from Lakeside. This tower bungee is one of its kinds in Nepal and has been designed by trained professionals of Europe. With the fall, you can enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains and rivers. You will be picked up by a boat after completing the jump and the helpers will unharness you.
So, if you are in Nepal, then DO NOT miss out bungee jumping. It will be an ineffable and indelible experience for a lifetime.