For those who love a tryst with adventure, there is no sport that can give you a better adrenaline rush than Bungee jumping. What’s even better is that there are several destinations within India where you can enjoy safe and exciting bungee jumping.
These top 5 destinations for bungee jumping have tourists thronging in just for the experience of this popular sport:
It is no news that Rishikesh is the hub of adventure sports. While rafting is almost synonymous with this town, it is gaining a lot of popularity for its bungee jumping spots.
You can make your way to the highest bungee jumping spot in India at Jumping Heights located in Mohan Chatti Village. There is a fixed platform from which you can dive into an 83m long fall. The minimum age to be able to bungee jump here is 12 years. This is also the only spot in the country with a fixed platform for the jump.
At Lonavala, the security of the guests is the biggest priority. As a result, you have one of the best and safest spots to bungee jump here. Located conveniently from Mumbai and Pune, it is also easy for tourists to access. The recommended bungee jumping spot in Lonavala is Della Adventures that is located in Kunegaon. The height of this bungee jump is 45 m. Only individuals over 10 years of age are allowed to bungee jump here.
This bungee jump spot is a pure rush of adrenaline because you do not have any platform that you can jump off from. You have to jump off a crane and that is a lot more thrilling.
To enjoy non-fixed bungee jumping with all the safety measures in place, Ozone adventures on St. Mark’s road is your best bet. The platform is 25 m high and is suspended from a crane that is at a height of 40m. At Ozone, bungee jumping is only allowed for individuals who are 18 years and above in age.
The sun, sand, and the beach are the oldest clichés associated with Goa. For the modern traveler, Goa is home to some of the most exciting adventure sports; bungee jumping being one of them. If you are new to bungee jumping, then this is the best spot as the platform is not very high. You can start off here and then explore the more advanced platforms.
At Goa, you can experience bungee jumping in Gravity Adventure Zone that is located on Anjuna Beach. The bungee jumping height is a comfortable 25 m that is ideal for beginners. The minimum age for bungee jumping at this location is 14 years.
Jagdalpur (Chattisgarh), is soon becoming one of the most sought after bungee jumping spots. There are several other adventure sports that you can try while you are here as well. Even with Jagadalpur, the bungee jumping is height is not too much, making it a pleasant experience for those who are trying it out for the first time. The jumping platform is located at a height of 30m. The minimum age for bungee jumping at this location is 14 years.
The common thing with all the top 5 bungee jumping destinations in India is that licensed professionals run them all. That way, you can be assured that your safety is their top priority. All the safety gear that you will need is provided by the center.
You will also get the necessary instructions to make your bungee jumping experience safer. In the riskier spots, you can also choose to jump with a guide before you explore it on your own. That way, you can experience the thrill of adventure with the assurance that you are completely safe.
If bungee jumping is on your bucket list, make sure you try all these destinations first before you head anywhere else in the world.