Shambhala: Expedición al Himalaya (simply known as Shambhala) is a steel Hyper Coaster roller coaster located at the PortAventura amusement park in Salou, Catalonia, Spain. Manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard, it is the tallest (78 metres (256 ft)) and fastest hypercoaster (134 kilometres per hour (83 mph)) in Europe. It also has the longest drop of any roller coaster in the continent (78 metres (256 ft)). Shambhala is named and themed after the inaccessible land in the Himalayas; Shambhala. It was announced to the public on October 24, 2011, and opened to the public on May 12, 2012.
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