Bungee jumping is one of the most exhilarating activities that one can enjoy in Rishikesh. For this, the guests are taken to a platform more than 80 meters high, secured with a harness and strong elastic ropes and then made to jump off the platform. The elastic ropes break the fall gradually instead of a jerk and the guests can enjoy the sensation and extreme thrill of enjoying the sensation of free fall. All you need is the ability to conquer your fear. Then there are other thrilling adventure activities like zip lining and swing which can be enjoyed separately or in combination with each other. AFter each activity, the adventurous guests are provided with their videos, photographs taken during the activity and a certificate.
Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
It’s the most popular adventure activity and set up by experts specially brought in from New Zealand. Site of jump is over a small tributary of river Ganga which has about 0.5 to 1 meter of water on most days. After the jump, guests are lowered in to the river and harness taken off.
Zip Lining in Rishikesh
Zip lining is done in the same location and over the two banks of the river. The guests are harnessed at an height of about 7 meters on one side and made to roll under the force of gravity. It’s possible to reach speeds of up to 160 km as everything fades in to a blur. It’s usually done by 3 people in tandem but solo zip lining can also be done at a small extra cost.
Swing Jump in Rishikesh
Swing jump is perfoemd from the same Bungee jump platform. The guests are secured via chest harness and made to jump off the platform. After the initial fall, the ropes swing them like a pendulum 10s of meters above the jungle and fiver flowing beneath them. After finishing, guests are lowered down in to the shallow river. It can be done solo as well as in tandem.
- TRANSPORT : If needed, In private or shared car with driver,
- ACCOMMODATION: Not applicable.
- ENDURANCE LEVEL: Minimum age: 12 years. Minimum and Maximum weight: 20 kg to 130 kg.
- ACTIVITIES: Bungee jumping, Zip lining (Flying Fox),, Swing jump.
- DURATION: Variable
- MEALS: None
- COST: From INR 2500 onwards ( US $ 42)