The Free State is situated on the flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa. Known locally as the "breadbasket" of South Africa, it is an agricultural city and most of its land lies at 1000 m/3281 ft above sea level. It is the land of rugby, sunny skies and characterized by a continental climate, with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters.
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Ziplining in Mohanchatti Jump Zone, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand India
Located only a few miles away from the main town of Rishikesh, Mohanchatti is a quiet countryside area, nestled on the banks of Hyule River, at a height of 1600 ft/487.6 m above sea level and is considered to be one of the top five adventure destinations in India.
Surrounded by incredible forested landscapes and close to the Rajaji National Park, home to unique wild life species, as well as the eternal Hyule mountain stream, this spot is a wonderland for nature enthusiasts and hosts India’s longest and most unique and exciting zip line or else flying fox that you will come across.
Built on a platform that stands at 393.7 ft/120 m high, you are harnessed to a long wire that runs for 0. 6 mi/1 km and once released, gravity does all the work. You are flying over the river at a height of 22.9 ft/7 m, while enjoying incredible views and your acceleration speed can reach up to 93.2 mph/160 kph. Once you cover the distance, the retrieval mechanism pulls you back to the launch platform and if you want more, you can go for another round.
Suitable for all skill levels, this is a truly high adrenaline experience and can be practiced all year round with one, two or three people at the same time. The zip lining site operates under the supervision of a highly experienced crew from New Zealand and fits all the safety requirements. If you are looking for an exhilarating experience in the Himalayas, then this is definitely one of the most fun and adventurous. Don’t miss it!!