Bungee Jumping Successfully Tested at Hillary Bridge in Solukhumbu

A successful bungee jumping test has been conducted at the famous Hillary Bridge on the way to the Everest Base Camp from Lukla. The bungee, built at a height of 43 meters above the Dudhkoshi River gorge, marks a thrilling addition to the adventure offerings in the Solukhumbu region.

According to Bola Shrestha, the mastermind behind the Last Resort's bungee operations, the test conducted on Monday has been deemed successful. Plans are now underway to commence commercial operations starting from September.

"The bungee jump has been initiated from Hillary Bridge, located a few kilometers below Namche Bazaar," stated Shrestha. "With the successful test, preparations are in full swing to begin commercial operations from September."

Chepal Dorje Sherpa, the manager, confirmed that they have obtained approval from the local municipality to commence operations. The bungee was initiated at a cost of NPR 15 million, with approval from the Department of Tourism expected post on-site inspection.

"With the municipality's approval and successful testing, we are set to commence operations from September 1," confirmed Sherpa.

This initiative to introduce bungee jumping aims to attract tourists and climbers visiting the Solukhumbu region, providing them with an exhilarating adventure experience.

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