Top 5 Bungee Jumping Destinations in India

Bungee Jumping is a relatively new adventure that is alluring the Indian bunch of travelers who love the idea of adrenaline rushes. When you are tied to a rope and plummeting down the height, the experience of the free fall is something beyond explanation. Unless you are suffering from serious health problems, bungee jumping is a great idea to experience some chills down the spine. It is one sport that will scare you when you watch people do it on the television, but once you try it, despite that initial hesitation, you are not going to regret the experience. With adventure tourism taking a strong hold in the country, bungee jumping is taking new roots in India and there are many places coming up where you can have a fun ride. So have a look at the top 5 bungee Jumping Destinations in India.

1. Rishikesh, Uttrakhand

Photo by Jeevan, CC0 1.0

Height– 83 m

You know this little town of Uttarakhand beside the Himalayan foothills as a pilgrimage center which greets hundreds of devotees every year. Bungee jumping in Rishikesh can be an exciting time as you plunge down along the gorge with picture perfect Himalayan hills in the backdrop. Jumping Heights situated at Mohan Chatti village is the highest spot for bungee jumping in India.

2. Lonavala, Maharashtra

Photo by Arjun Singh Kulkarni, CC BY-SA 2.0

Height – 45 m

Due to the proximity to the busy cities of Pune and Mumbai, bungee jumping by Della Adventures in Lonavala has a lot of enthusiasts. Della Adventures is one of the biggest adventure parks in the country and provides really thrilling adventure experience not compromising on the safety. Far from the bustling city life, you are going to end up finding inner peace beneath the chills and frills of bungee jumping.

3. Anjuna Beach, Goa

Photo by Valeria Bolotova, CC BY 2.0

Height – 25 m

Goa never ceases to excite the youth when it comes to hosting a perfect vacation. It is a lively place with the crystal blue beaches often laying the perfect background. So if you are planning on a trip to Goa, there is a reason to cheer. Gravity Adventure Zone, located near Anjuna beach in Goa has bungee jumping options to liven up the adventure junkie in you. It is situated at a low height and wouldn’t intimidate you much like the other spots especially if you are a beginner.

4. Bangalore, Karnataka

Hogenakkal Falls, Photo by Praveen, CC BY 2.0

Height – 25 m

With a huge proportion of the population in the cities of Bangalore being youths, this place is a popular bungee jumping destination in the county. The bungee jumping experience in Ozone Adventures in Bangalore is really going to simulate you as there is no fixed platform for bungee jumping here. You jump from a platform harnessed to a mobile crane from a height of 40 m. Now that is the real deal and a risky one and not recommended for the faint-hearted. So if you are so looking to fling yourself into extreme bungee jumping options, this is that place to go for.

5. Delhi

Lotus Temple, Photo by harmeet9000, CC0 1.0

Height – 25 m

Wanderlust in Delhi is a formidable option for bungee jumping for the city dwellers in the North. The place has a lot of safe options for bungee jumping from a crane. Even though you don’t take the plunge from a fixed platform, the experience here is less intimidating one with best quality equipment that makes you feel safe.

Guaranteed that the whole escapade of bungee jumping will give you goose bumps, but when it comes to adventure sports, always be careful about the safety of your life. Get the necessary harness and other equipment and get the good quality ones even if that means paying some extra money. With that in mind, you are good to go. It is definitely going to leave you on pins and needles. Get the company of your best friends and spend the weekend on something exciting. On your next travel, do make sure that bungee jumping is on your list. You are definitely going to love it.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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