Cliff Jumping is one of the most exciting activities in Rishikesh. There is a cliff located in the lower part of the rafting trip in the Brahmpuri Stretch just 2 kms before Laxman Jhula. The raft is parked on the banks and the team members are motivated to jump from the cliff. If you ever go for River rafting in Rishikesh you must try cliff jumping activity. It is indeed an exciting and adventurous experience to jump into the flowing river from the cliff that high. Very often people who dare to jump from the cliff once go back up again to jump couple of more times.
Height of Cliff Jump in Rishikesh
The river current of the Ganges under the Cliff is mild. The height of the jump varies according to the water level of the ganges, which is controlled by the Tehri Dam and varies gradually through the day. The average height of the jump is around 20 feets. However, around the end of season (June) the height is about 10 feets only.
No matter which season you do it, Cliff Jumping in Rishikesh will definitely boost your confidence and remove fear of heights and water. Cliff Jumping is also used as part of our Corporate Team-Building Programs for the same reasons.
Cliff Jumping is generally tried by experienced adventurers based on their physical stamina and mental ability. Amateurs prefer to enjoy jumping into river water from cliffs which are shorter in height from the river surface in order to get the feel of this activity. The thrill of Cliff Jumping has built international records and people do it either for fun or to accomplish their passionate goals. Below mentioned are the basic instructions which need to be followed by people before heading towards Cliff Jumping:
Basic height from water surface to enjoy the thrill of Cliff Jumping is 25 to 30 feet. Though cliff jumper can jump from more height than the basic. The higher one goes, the speed effect also increases. In basic one the fall time span is mere 3 seconds.
1 - It is important for a cliff jumper to evaluate his physical strength before plunging into the water.
2- The adventure is not meant for children below 12 years and hydro-phobic or height-phobic people.
3- Right gear is an essential part of any river adventure. Life Jacket absolutely necessary.