The thrill one experiences, standing on the plane looking at the world below from between fluffs of clouds, is pure adrenaline. To many around the world, travelling is a kick of adventure. They travel to overcome fears and experience thrill. For such adventure lovers, sky diving is a must do. There are several sky diving places around the world, where one can try sky diving, but of all the place which is the most worth it for mustering up all that courage? Find out by looking through the list below.
1.) Hawaii, USA
Imagine jumping off to a sight of rain-forests, beach, islands, mountains below you. Sky diving in Hawaii is an exceptional experience. You can choose a range from 9,000 to 22,000 ft. The view below is what makes this experience worth it. The best time to travel is year round.
Cost – $100 – 200
2.) Palm Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE
This location stands out from the rest of the places, because of what this sky diving place has to offer. You won’t find rain forests or green lands but a spectacle of human architectural designs. Take a drop from the sky to witness the man made island, Palm Islands and the witness the chic skyline with consists of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa up close. But, getting to witness all this isn’t so easy, booking here go as early as two month prior.
Cost – $500
3.) Fox Glacier, New Zealand
The dive at this location gives you a choice from 9,000 to 16,500 feet! The 13 km long Fox Glacier, is one of the most breathtaking scenic views one can enjoy with views of the glacier below and Mt Cook up close. Fox Glacier is famed as the second most scenic skydive in the world.
4.) Mount Everest, Nepal
To those who seek to jump down below to snow capped mountains and maybe even the world’s tallest peak, the Everest. The height to dive here is 23,000 ft, hence perfect for the brave hearts. There are two places to land, the Ama Dablam Base Camp at 15,000 ft or Syangboche Airport at 12,340 ft. The dive includes a trek back to base from both these places and is hence on the higher end.
Cost – $20,000
5.) InterLaken, Switzerland
Renowned for it’s snow capped mountains and stunning glaciers, the skydive here is for ones seeking amazing scenic beauty. Fly down to the green valley from 15,000 ft with views of the turquoise waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Also get up close with Mountains like Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau.
Cost – $400
6.) Victoria Falls, Zambia, Africa
In the southern slide of the African Continent, jump straight through rainbows and the sparkling Zambevi River. The fall and landing of the skydive here is near the Zambive Falls, so it really is taking dive through the sky to the water. The range for diving available is from 6,000 to 10,000 ft.
Cost – $300