Combining all the essential elements for inspired adventure or total relaxation in one of the finest environments found in the world. Just 16 kms from the Tibetan border is home to the most spectacular Bungy Jump on the Planet and the worlds biggest Canyon Swing, Canyoning, Rafting and Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Trekking, Professional Development Programs and Retreats. The Bungy will be operating every second day and the same with rafting so it will be easy to fit you in. You can also book in advance and just pay on arrival. We can definitely give reasonable recommendations on when to do certain activities and what is available in Nepal at different times in relation to your plans.
Design of the Bridge The bridge has been constructed by Swiss design, 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 j oins two sides of a great valley. Before its construction, locals walked five hours to cross this river gorge.
In the 1950s David Attenborough and a BBC film crew had brought back footage of the "land divers" of Pentecost Island in Vanuatu , young men who jumped from tall wooden platforms with vines tied to their ankles as a test of courage. This film inspired Chris Baker of Bristol , England to use elastic rope in a kind of urban vine jumping. The first modern Bungy jump was made on 1 April 1979 from the 250ft Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol , and was made by four members of the Dangerous Sports Club. The jumpers, led by David Kirke, were arrested shortly after, but continued with jumps in the US from the Golden Gate and Royal Gorge bridges, spreading the concept worldwide. By 1982 they were jumping from mobile cranes and hot air balloons, and putting on commercial displays.
The first operator of a commercial bungee jumping concern was New Zealander, A J Hackett, who made his first jump from Auckland 's Green hithe Bridge in 1986. During the following years Hackett performed a number of jumps from bridges and other structures (including the Eiffel Tower ), building public interest in the sport.
Bungy jumping is an activity in which a person jumps off from a high place with one end of an rubber cord attached to his/her ankles and the other end tied to the jumping-off point. When the person jumps, the cord will stretch to take up the energy of the fall, then the jumper will fly upwards as the cord snaps back. The jumper oscillates up and down until the initial energy of the jump is dissipated. Nepal 's bungy jumping site is situated 160 meters over the wild River Bhote Koshi. The site is located close to the Nepal-Tibet border at Barhabishe and is a three-hour drive from Kathmandu . A package deal includes the jump, vehicles from and to the site, and even meals. Nepalese are entitled to a 30 percent discount. Accommodation and other facilities are available in Barhabishe.
Destination Less than 3 hours outside Kathmandu by Cross Culture. You will travel the Arniko (Kathmandu/Lhasa) Highway to within 12km of the Tibet Border and the famous Friendship Bridge .
Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May)
Highest access of the Trek
-10 to 15 Celsius
Chettries, mahara, bohara Jhkari, Lohar
Mode of the trek
Most attraction of the Trek
Off touristy route and authentic Nepalese life style