ZIP LINING IN GOA
The magnificent beaches in Goa have been the prime reason of attraction for tourists. It has become a hub for tourists from all over the world. In the recent few years, Goa has developed a wide range of things to do in Goa and all of these activities are unique. There are thrilling activities like scuba diving, zip lining, parasailing and canyoning to some laid back, leisure activities like sailing, ocean trekking and hot air ballooning.
These activities are the newest reasons for attracting thousands of tourists of all age groups. Goa today is like a complete package: pristine beaches, amazing sea food, wide range of thrilling adventure sports, the popular nightlife and so on. Talking about activities in Goa, there have been quite a few additions to the list; Zip lining being one them. Although zip lining is relatively new in Goa, it has been a popular adventure sport amongst the tourists.
What is zip lining?
A zip line or zip-line, or zip wire, consists of a pulley suspended on a cable, usually made of stainless steel, mounted on a slope. It is designed to enable cargo or a person propelled by gravity to travel from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable by holding on to or being attached to the freely moving pulley. Zip lining is not confined to be an adventure sport; it is more commonly used as a mode of transport in hilly areas. Although considering the current trends, it is more popular amongst the tourists as an adventure sport. In Goa, zip lining is mostly carried out in forest areas. Other activities which are carried out parallel to zip lining are Burma Bridge, Monking Bridge, and Commando Bridge.