Short Introduction of Adventure Sports

Blessed with a massive topographical diversity which includes beautiful gorges, highest of peaks, river valleys, lakes at high altitudes, white water Rivers etc., Nepal is the ideal spot for adventure sports. Many thrill seekers from around the world come to the country to test their nerves and undertake pulsating activities. The Bhote Koshi River Bungee is the second highest natural Bungee Jumping spot in the world at a height of around 160 meters (500 ft). Situated in a gorge with white waters underneath, this jump from a 166 m long suspension bridge is sure to make you skip a heartbeat. This spot is just three hours away from the capital Kathmandu. Furthermore, the river also provides white waters for kayakers and rafters to take on and test their skills. Bhotekoshi and Trishuli rafting is famous for its rapids. The city of lakes, Pokhara, provides an awesome opportunity to paraglide in the mountains. You leap off Sarangkot (situated at an altitude of 1600 meters) and paraglide with a stunning view of the Annapurna Range while witnessing the Pokhara Valley and famous Phewa Lake beneath you! The best times for paragliding is from September to February as the viewing conditions are ideal. Pokhara is also home to High ground adventures which facilitates one of the steepest zip lines in the world which has an incline of 56 degrees and includes a 600-meter drop in under two minutes. Furthermore, Skydive Everest provides the ultimate experience of a lifetime where you can skydive at the top of the world. The jump will be of an AS350 B3 chopper from the height of 7010 meters, just below Everest; and landing at the Himalayan dreamland Syangboche and Amadablam Base camp. So, if you are someone who likes to live on the edge, pack your bags and book your flights to Nepal for your next extreme holiday!