People have invented a lot in the search for the source of thrills. Paragliding, bungee jumping (bungee jumping), skydiving or base jumping (various types of parachuting) have replaced human wings. What places on the planet are especially good for getting off the ground, we will tell you in this article. Well, if you don’t have enough thrills, play at the 20Bet app.
A paraglider is a non-motorized manned aircraft with a fixed wing inflated with air. Flying on it is not very fast, but it is a good opportunity for a paraglider to appreciate the views floating below. Where is it especially pleasant to soar on a paraglider?
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
This archipelago, almost untouched by civilization, is located 750 km from the African continent. There are white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Paragliding enthusiasts come here to fly all year round.
Tanyang, South Korea
Two and a half hours drive from Seoul – and in front of you is the Asian capital of paragliding. A popular tourist city with beautiful surrounding landscapes is so loved by extreme athletes that there are even two runways for paragliders and hang gliders.
Bungee jumping is a popular attraction, which in our country is often called bungee jumping. Participants are tied to a long rubber rope with which they jump down. A spectacular jump requires sufficient height and, of course, a beautiful view.
Kawarau Bridge, Queenstown, New Zealand
The attraction opened in 2003 and quickly became popular — during this time almost a million people managed to jump. The height of the fall here is small – 43 meters, and they land after jumping directly into the turquoise water of the Kavarau River.
Verzaska River Dam, Ticino, Switzerland
The moment of the fall of James Bond in the movie “Golden Eye” was filmed on this dam. Here they fly from the 220-meter-high concrete wall of the dam.
Macau Tower, China
From a tower with a height of 233 meters in the very center of the gambling capital of China, you can make a dangerous long bungee jump right into the thick of the city.
Extremo Park, Monteverde, Costa Rica
The highest bungee jump in Latin America can be done from a platform located 143 meters above a humid rainforest. Bungee is located in a nature park, so after landing, tourists have the opportunity to walk through the jungle.
Base jumping is an extreme sport in which a special parachute is used to jump from rocks, mountains, high-rise buildings. The lower the object, the more dangerous the landing.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
The highest (979 meters) waterfall in the world and one of the most favorite sites for base jumpers. The flight is accompanied by the roar of a powerful stream of water falling down steep cliffs and disappearing into tropical thickets. Base jumping is allowed by law here and special tours are regularly arranged to the waterfall.
Mercury Skyscraper, Moscow, Russia
One of the skyscrapers in Moscow City, the golden Mercury Tower—
is a popular place for Russian base jumpers to jump. Built not so long ago, this building with a height of about 350 meters lured fans of extreme sports from the Ostankino Tower. Permission from the building administration is required to jump.
Navaio Bay, Zakynthos, Greece
One of the most beautiful beaches in Greece and the most popular base jumping destination in Europe. They jump here from a cliff 200 meters high. Free fall lasts from two to five seconds, and then landing in soft sand. Base jumpers gatherings are regularly organized here.
Burj Khalifa Skyscraper, Dubai, UAE
The tallest building in the world is at the same time the most desirable for fans of extreme jumps, but to go flying from here, you need a special permit. Those who manage to get it will be able to stay in free flight for almost a minute and a half. Even if you can’t jump, climb to the top of the building to admire the stunning view from a height of 828 meters.
Skydiving is a type of parachuting where free fall is prolonged due to the fact that the parachute is opened as close to the ground as possible.
Skydive Dubai is one of the most popular parachute clubs in the world. This official organization, opened with the permission of the sheikh, whose son is a fan of skydiving, attracts tourists from all over the world to jump in a beautiful area overlooking the famous man-made Palm Jumeirah Island.
Tours are organized to the Kamchatka Peninsula, where they provide an opportunity to parachute over active volcanoes. It is said that during the jump, you can feel the heat from the steam coming out of the crater. After the flight, it is recommended to swim in hot springs to get your nerves in order. To fly, you need to purchase a license.