World’s longest ZIP – Flyer in Nepal

October 9, 2012

Adventure/Sports

Pokhara, a touristic hub of Nepal which attracts many tourists for its natural beauty and the opportunity of other adventure sports has introduced another new product for adventure tourism.

Zip flying is the newest adventure activity in Nepal and zip flyer in Pokhara is the world’s most extreme zipline that starts from 5032 ft in Sarangkot and ends at 3000 ft in Hemja. Managing Director, Churiwal mentioned that it is the longest in the world with 1860 meters long whereas, zip flyer in Alaska of the US was the longest with 1600 meters long before.

‘This zip flyer is renowned in adventure sporting in the world is totally new product in Nepal’s context’, claimed by the promoters.

The zip flying adds more excitement to the tourist as they can see the magnificent Annapurna and Machhapuchre of the Himalayan range while zipping down the slide above dense forests. Two people can slide from the top sitting in the two trolleys suspended in each of the cable. The riders feel like flying in the air and it runs at the speed of 140km/hrs. Till from the June 500 adventure tourists have already uses the service. The journey through the flyers is safe as the cable used in the zip flyers last at least 25 years.

About Local

Mr. Local is a keen environmentalist and a firm believer of Eco Tourism. His philosophy has always been to be actively involved in all aspects of the company. He still leads treks on occasions especially to high altitude in order to remain in touch with both his staffs and clients on the ground.

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