Superman zipline launched in Pokhara, the world’s steepest claim
2 October, Pokhara. A full-body arness with a special kind of rope was tied around the waist. He hung on an iron stick back to the ground. It fluttered its wings, made a croaking noise and dropped dead. Those who like adventure sports have started speeding in the air in Pokhara.
From Sarangkot, supreme zip-flying has started to Hemja, observing the scenery of mountains, forests, settlements and rivers. Highground Adventure Pvt. Ltd. has launched the world’s steepest and fastest zipline in Pokhara, which has been operating in Pokhara for over a decade.
Highground Adventure is a franchise of the world famous American brand ‘Zip Flyer’ in the zip line. The first zip line was started in Nepal in 2010 from Danda of Sarangkot to Hemja. A decade later, tourists are now able to enjoy the Superman Zipline.
Sarangkot is the top station of the Sarangkot zip line at an altitude of 1,550 meters above sea level. Its vertical drop (slope) to the bottom station Hemja is 600 meters high.
The company claims that it will take 1 minute at an average speed of 140 km per hour to cross the distance of 1,850 meters of the world’s longest zipline in the Superman zipline.Dinesh Maharjan, chief operating officer of the company, said that the company has applied for registration in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s steepest zipline.
“There is no other place in the world as fast, vertical and long distance as here,” Maharjan claims. Now you can reach the bottom in about 50 seconds. We now have the world’s fastest Superman zipline. It has made us enthusiastic. ‘
Sarangkot Top Station can be reached in 45 minutes by road from Pokhara via Nagbeli. Tourists visiting Sarangkot will enjoy the Annapurna Range on their way back to the north.Maharjan said that people weighing 35 to 120 kg can enjoy the zipline from 12 years onwards. According to Maharjan, the 94-year-old British citizen is the oldest person to do so.
The company claims that the zipline is exciting and safe. ‘Every day there is a safety inspection of all the equipment and every month there is a repair work. Every year, Jeep Flyer America’s technicians conduct safety audits, ‘said Maharjan.Nepalis are enjoying the Superman zipline by paying 6,500 and foreigners 8,500. In addition to the photo, video and t-shirt package, it costs Rs 1,500.
Hemja, the ground station of the zipline, also has a bungee jumping facility in the tower built on the model of Cantilever Bridge. ‘It is also the first bungee tower in Nepal. We also started the tandem bungee in Nepal where the couple hugs and bungee together, which is now the center of attraction