Start From: Kathmandu
Finish At: Kathmandu
Destination: 166m wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River
Trip Code: T
Group size: Any
Activities : Adventure Bungee Jump and scenic road drive
The ultimate thrill of a Bungee jump can now be experienced in Nepal at perhaps the best site in the world. Nepals first bungee jumping site is situated 160m over the wild Bhote Koshi river, and located close to the Nepal-Tibet border, a three-hour drive from Kathmandu.
The jump, at 160m, was designed by one of New Zealands leading bungee consultants and is operated by some of the most experienced jump masters in the business. Its mishap-proof. The agency takes safety "very, very seriously".
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 160 = 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.
The Price US$ 200 per person for the Jump with lunch and tourist vehicle transportation from and to Kathmandu.