What is bungee jumping?
Bungy jumping definition states that it is the form of extreme sport where a people jumps off of the fixed structure in an aid of the elastic cord which is tied to his body part in a secured way. Although Bungee Jumping history dates back to 1979, it got the commercial success only in the year 1986. It was in this year that Mr. A J Hackett jumped off from the Greenhithe Bridge of Auckland.
Bungee Jumping in Nepal
Newly tried adventure sports in Nepal, bungee jumping in Nepal is an adrenaline rush of having one of the longest free-falls in the world. Geographically, Nepal is blessed with deep gorges, mountains and raging rivers to such an extent that it is no wonder that Nepal possess best bunjy jumping locations in an entire world. Included among one of the highest bungee jump in the world, Bhotekoshi bungee jump is one of its kind bungee jump and it is also the one and only bunjy jump in Nepal. Located 160m above the wild Bhotekoshi River is the Swiss designed 166m wide steel suspension bridge which is also the longest suspension bridge of Nepal and the only bridge that is owned in private in Nepal. Bhotekoshi River is known for its ferocity. It has a gradient of 15m per km and possess rapids of Grade III, IV and V levels. Rafting in Bhotekoshi is sure to offer you with the ultimate thrill in your life.
Bhotekoshi Bungee Jump Packages
Choose from the bungee jumping packages that are as diverse as 2 days Ultimate Adrenaline Rush or 1 day Free Fall and the diversity in terrain enables Bhotekoshi premises to mix the bungy jump with rock climbing in Bhotekoshi or kayaking in Bhotekoshi or rafting in Bhotekoshi or you can even try Mountain biking in Bhotekoshi. If you are scared to bunjy jump alone or you are a couple and would like to have the romantic leap, you should go for a tandem swing in Bhotekoshi for which the combined weight of two people must not be more than 180kg. There are only handful of places in the world that offers the wilderness adventure similar to Bhotekoshi River Gorge. Many adventure lovers would love to mix the thrilling bridge swing with Bhotekoshi Rafting. Apart from the thrilling sensation of bungee jumping in Nepal, you will be awestruck by the natural beauty that Bhotekoshi area beholds. Get close to nature and loss yourself among the pristine woods. When you get tired from extreme bungee jumping experience, you can enjoy the retreat in the lavish Last Resort Hotel where you can choose the dishes from the long list of food menu.
Bhotekoshi Bunjee Jump FAQs
FAQs on bungee jump often include the question whether you require an early experience for bungee jump? The answer is no. You do not need an experience. Nothing has been heard till date about Nepal bungee jump accident. This is because you will be instructed by bungee jumping expert from Newzealand. Your safety is of prime concern. Your body weight will be measured before granting permit for bungee and then the color coded cord is used for the jump. The light weight people will be given green cords while red and black cords are for heavier and heavy weight people. You will undergo general checkup where your BP level is checked and then it will be confirmed that you are not sedated with any drugs or alcoholic drinks and it will also be confirmed that you are medically sane. Heart disease patient will not be allowed the jump. You will be asked to empty your pockets before the fall. Physical weight above 40kg and below 100kg is considered best weight for bungee jumping.
Exciting fact about bungee in Bhotekoshi is that you can buy your photo and video of the jump by paying as nominal as NRs 2000 which includes one Tshirt with bungee print, four still photos and one video. The photos and videos would be taken by the professional. Although there is no strict age restriction for bungy in Nepal, you would require the consent of a guardian available on the spot to go for bungy.
Bhotekoshi Bungee Jump Opening Days
Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in months of December, January, February, June and July while they take the day off only on Monday in the months of March, April, May, August, September, October and November.
How much does bunjee jump in Bhotekoshi cost?
Nepal bungee jumping cost depends upon the bungee jumping package that you select. The price can go anywhere in between USD 50 to USD 150 which is next to nothing in comparison to the excitement it offers. Bhotekoshi undoubtedly offers cheap bungee jumping experience.
How to reach Bhotekoshi Bunjee Jump site?
Anyone who wish to try bungee jump in Bhotekoshi will have to take three hours of bus ride from Kathmandu and follow the scenic Araniko Highway all the way near to Nepal Tibet border where there is a river basin enclosed with towering hills that make one of the deepest gorges . Enroute, you can even take the brief tour of medieval Newar city of Bhaktapur and Dhulikhel.