Bungee Jumping in India
Bungee Jumping or Bungee is an activity of jumping from high structure or altitude while connected to a large elastic cord. This structure is usually fixed on building, crane or bridge but sometimes it is also possible to jump from a moveable object, such as helicopter, balloon & many more. In Bungee jumping, a elastic cord is attached with bungee jumpers ankles and the other end is tied to the jumping off node. When the jumper jumps, the cord stretches and the jumper flies upward again as the cord recoils and continues to oscillate up and down until all the energy is dissipated.
It is the part of the human nature to push oneself to new limits. There is nothing more daring than challenging fate and surviving to tell about it. Bungee jumping attracts both seekers of new experiences and those terrified of the activity that would like to overcome their fears. According to expert, Bungee jumping is one of the safest sport and the chance to get hurt while riding a bike is much higher.
There are different jumping methods. Among them, the body leg and arm harness, back dive, Cage dive, railing jump, elevator are important tools. Swallow dive is the best way in above list. In swallow dive, the jumper makes the dive with arms completely stretched. In this jumper jump like a bird. There is one other popular style (method) Pogo. In Pogo style jumper use ankle harness.
So if you have finally made your mind to crush your fear of free-falling from a great height and are ready to take a plunge, here are the top locations in India for bungee jumping!
- Jumping Heights in Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh
- Ozone Adventures in Bangalore
- Wanderlust in Delhi
- Gravity Adventure Zone in Goa
- Della Adventure in Lonavala