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Image The nangol land diving ceremony on Vanuatu's Pentecost Island is the precursor to bungee jumping.
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Cathy Vikulchik 2019-11-15 at 18:30

Men jump off wooden towers around 20 to 35 meters high, with two tree vines wrapped around the ankles. The history of this sacred ritual goes back many centuries. It's associated with the annual yam harvest.

Nangol Ceremony or Land Diving on Pentecost Island


The nangol land-diving ceremony on Vanuatu's Pentecost Island is one of the most thrilling culture experiences a traveler can witness. Listen to a guest share her experiences witnessing this ceremony on a TCS World Travel trip.
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