Bungee Jumping is among the most popular adventure activities for those visiting Nepal. Attempt one of the world's highest Bungee Jump near the Tibetan Border. The CNN GO has mentioned the bungee jump at The Last Resort of Nepal as one of 'Asia's 5 highest bungee jumps'. And perhaps it's world's highest bungee jump on a natural setting with ragged rocks and raging rapids of Bhote Koshi River below.This sport is restricted in many part of the world but Nepal has been operating this sport successfully, drawing thousands of adventure lovers from across the world every year. It is one of the frequently organized trips by the kiwi Sherpa adventure trekking.
Bungee jumping site here in Nepal is situated nearly 160 m. away from Kathmandu valley over the wild Bhote Koshi River located close to the Nepal-Tibet border, a three-hour bus ride from Kathmandu. The Bungy jumping at the Last Resort is the most spectacular jump in the earth. This is constructed above 160 m. high in a tropical gorge above the Bhote Kosi River designed by one of the New Zealand's leading bungee consultants. This sport is operated by some of the most experienced jump masters. Bhotekoshi River is regarded to be one of the wildest rivers in the world, where you can have rafting, fishing, boating, swimming, canoeing, and range of other sport. You also can combine the bungee jumping trip along with river rafting in Bhotekoshi River. If you wish to have adventure by jumping freely from the high hills. Anyone who has been suffering from the following diseases is not recommended for bungee jumping.Bungee jumping trip with kiwi sherpa adventure trekking would be the best option.
Eastern Nepal Less than 3 hours' drive from Kathmandu in the Arniko (Kathmandu/Lhasa) Highway to within 12km of the Tibet Border and the famous Friendship Bridge.
166m wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River.
Swiss designed, especially for bungee jumping with a 4x safety factor. The bridge has a loading factor of 250kg per running meter. This means that the bridge will hold 250 x 166 = 41,500kg or 4.5 tones and those are Swiss measurements!
*Over 6000 meters of steel wire was used to build the bridge
*Longest suspension bridge in Nepal
*The bridge joins two sides of a great valley.
*Before its construction, locals walked five hours to cross this river gorge.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. It is safe to do Bungee in Nepal?
A. Yes, the bridge was especially designed for Bungee purpose. The jump, at 160m, was designed by one of New Zealand's leading bungee consultants, and is operated by some of the most experienced jumpmasters in the business. It's mishap-proof. The agency takes safety "very, very seriously".
Q. I have never done Bungee before, does it matter?
A. The bungee jumping in Nepal is suitable for those who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Persons suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or disease must seek medical advice before considering this adventure. People who scared with height and suffering from vertigo should not consider this trip.