If you are an adventure lover or a person who loves to experience the adrenaline rush, then you must have surely gone for Bunjee jumping. And if you have not, I definitely recommend experiencing the thrill. And if you are an Indian or you are planning to visit India, then I want to share some amazing places for Bungee jumping in India. You will love the landscape of each of these travel destinations and be motivated to try out the action-filled sport.
Lonavala in Maharashtra
Lonavala is one of the best places for bungee jumping in India. Della Adventures hosts the activity in the spectacular hill station. The equipment from where the jump starts is located at a height of about 150 feet. The entire exercise takes about 7 to 10 minutes to complete. Before embarking on the activity, the experts and guides explain in detail the precautionary measures. The age restriction is above 10 years and the weight requirement is above 35 kgs. After completing the jump, you will receive a certificate for daredevil courage.
Bengaluru in Karnataka
Among the places for Bungee jumping in India, Bengaluru has recently captured the attention of many adventure seekers. It is hosted by Ozone Adventures. A 130 feet high mobile crane is used to hold the entire equipment of the sport. A standard elastic rope, which can absorb the shocks, is tied to the ankle of the individual. The harness is attached to the cord and tied to the ankle for pulling up the person through the crane. For safety, a body harness is attached to the jumpsuit. There are age restrictions of between 18 and 80 years. The weight of the person should be a minimum of 35 kg and a maximum of 110 kg.
Rishikesh in Uttarakhand
Rishikesh is one of the most popular places for bungee jumping in India. The town has a multitude of adventure and power-packed activities to offer for the tourists. Hence It is known also as the “Adventure Capital of India”. In Rishikesh, the bungee jumping activity happens at Mohanchetti. The activity is hosted by Jumpin Heights, run by ex-Army officers and assisted by experts from New Zealand. They follow the rules and regulations defined by the Australian & New Zealand Standards Authority Guidelines. The jumpers are harnessed to a structure at a stupendous height of 80 meters. The age limit is above 12 years and the minimum weight needed is 35 kgs.
New Delhi, the capital city of India, is also now conducting bungee jumping. Wanderlust is the host for conducting the activities. The experts and staff are well-trained from Germany, hence safety and security are not of concern. The equipment for the activity is all imported from Japan. The jumpers are harnessed to a crane at a height of about 130 feet. Once you achieve the feat, as a goodwill gesture and appreciation, you will receive a cap and a T-shirt.
Goa is a traveler’s paradise. Not only because of its amazing landscape and gorgeous beaches. But the innumerable number of water and land sports offered in its picturesque locations. It is one of the happening places for bungee jumping in India. The popular arena for it is at the Gravity zone. It is located at Anjuna beach near Calangute. The sea beach in the background creates a stunning view for the jumpers. It has a 25 meters long crane installed by Sports Towner Inc, a US-based firm. Trained and expert instructors are present to assist you throughout. After completion of the dare-devil act, you will be given a certificate to support your achievement. Goa has other places for bungee jumping – the Atlantis watersports, Sky-high bungee located in Baga, and the Lagoa Azul Goa beach hotel in Panaji.
Key facts to remember in bungee jumping
- People with heart conditions, epilepsy, high blood pressure, diabetes, neurological disorder and pregnant women should avoid bungee jumping
- Remember bungee jumping demands good physical strength and mental stability
- You must be secured with proper gears in the presence of an experienced trainer to avoid any accidents
- Ask questions before the jump on the security, safety and the techniques
- Ensure the equipments are in proper state
- Check the expertise and experience level of the trainers
- Verify the location of the jump to ensure it is away from any obstacles
For all the daredevil hearts, Happy Bungee Jumping !!
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