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Canyon Swing

Canyon Swing - Fly Like a Bird

Canyon swing at the Last Resort is one of those activities that you don't hear about until you're there. Although bungy ump from the same location is their hall mark activity, the canyon swing offers you twice as much free fall to enjoy the adrenaline rush and make the most of your jump. For canyon swing, you're fitted with a chest harness, which is attached to their twin rope swinging system. There are cables attaching you to the pivot point of a pendulum like systems and you swing at its end ofr a total of about 12 second.

After the thrilling jump, most jumpers retire to the instant Karmabar onsite, where you cn bond over a glass of beer and some dal and bhat (rice nd lentil soup) for lunch. You're usually done with the jump by 2:00 PM and the bus leaves around two hours later, So there is pleanty of time to roam around the place. You can go to a viewing section to see other people jump or enjoy the beautiful scenery of the gorge and dense jungles on either sides of the bridge. You can utilise the roest's ps and sauna treatments.

To get the the Last Resort from Kathmandu, You have to arrive at their premises in Thamel at 5:45 AM. The bus ride is three hours longm however, the company onbord is oftern diverse and intersting so you woun't be bored. The bus ride is an expereince of its own. as you pass through winding roads and lush green hills broken by tinkling waterfalls. They stop at a breakfast place on the way. but it is still a good idea to pack some snacks and water for the ride.

For those arriving by their own transportation, be there by 10:00 AM. It is recommended to wear trekking or sport shoes that are properly fastened so they don't fall off mid-swing. You can also take a GoPro or small camera to document the jump but at your own risk. The staff to be surprisingly professional and prepared ad was very gratifies by their willingness to accommoated every need.

You can also by a DVD with footage of the jump and pre-flight prepatation for Rs 1,500/-. With the DVD you ge a Last Resort tee-shirt ad four pictures of yourself at various stages of the jump. The DVD arrives in two days and can be collected from the Last Resort office in Thamel.

So, If free falling for six seconds from the height of 160metres and then swinging for 240 metres sounds like a fun and exciting adventure, then definitely go for the Canyon Swing at the Last Resort. The feeling of swinging freely was an awesome and unforgettable experience, and makes up for any ansiety you might have before hand. Breathe deeply and take the luunge - You won't regret it.

Departure - Every Day except Monday - From Tri Devi Marg - In front of Himalaya Bank - 6.00 AM
Arrival - Kathmandu - Evening around 7,00 PM (Thamel)

Programmes: Day Trip
Depart at 6:00 am from Kathmandu.
A Beautiful 3 hours ride away from Kathmandu, The Last Resort is located on top of a green river gorge close to the Tibetan border.

Money Talk:
Nepali Citizen: Rs 5500/-
Other SAARC Countireis: Rs 8200/-
Foreigners: Euro 90/-

Price is inclusive::
Transportation by Private Bus and lunch. + 1 Jump

Cost and Schedule subject to be change with or without prior notice. Depaend on Weather Condition