Rafting Adventures

(A 15 day rafting tour on the Siang river, the very name of the river Brahmaputra in Arunachal. The rafting will start from Tuting, not far away from the Tibetan border.)

Day 01: Dibrugarh:

Our tour manager will welcome you upon your arrival at Dibrugarh airport in Eastern Assam. Dibrugarh is an important tea belt in Assam. Overnight in a heritage tea garden bungalow. Rest of the day free at leisure exploring the tea gardens.

Day 02: Dibrugarh - Pasighat

We take the ferry upstream on the mighty river Brahmaputra to Oiramghat (7 hr). From there it is an hour’s drive to Pasighat, the oldest town in Arunachal located on the plains. Overnight at hotel Oman or similar.

Day 03: Pasighat - Jengging(189kms/ 07hrs).

Transfer to Jengging by taking the mountainous road starting just out of Pasighat. The mesmerizing light greenish water of the river Siang flowing several feet below the road is a great attraction. You can stop and try out one famous cane suspension bridge of Arunachal out of many you get on the way. Overnight at Circuit House/ Camps at Jengging.

Day 04: Jengging - Tuting(191 kms, 8hrs):

Transfer to Tuting. Don’t be surprised to see some tea plantations on the way. From Tuting a few km down the road & about an hours’ trek from where the road ends, you get this place called Gelling on the border of Tibet. However tourists are not allowed to go beyond Tuting. Overnight in Govt. IB/ Camps.

Day 05: Tuting

We sort out gear followed by our expert’s comprehensive safety briefing instruction sessions. We can also visit a Memba-Khamba village and their monastery near by or have a lifetime experience of crossing the Siang in a long cane suspension bridge. Overnight in Govt. IB/ Camps.

Day 06: Tuting – Pango: RAFT:

We negotiate Class IV rapid at Ninguing , Class III rapid at Palsi to reach Pango. Overnight in Camps at Pango.

Day 07: Pango - Rikor: RAFT:

We negotiate the Pango rapid and continue to Rikor village. Overnight in Camps close to the village.

Day 08: Rikor - Bomdo: RAFT:

We negotiate Class IV at Rikor followed by the Zebra Rock rapid following a few kilometer downstream and a bend. After several rapids we get a 3 kilometer float till we reach Bomdo. Overnight in Camps.

Day 09: Bomdo - Yinkeong: RAFT:

We start with the huge rapids, followed by milder ones all the way till the suspension bridge at Yinkeong. Overall a short day on the river. Overnight in Camps.

Day 10: Yinkeong - Geku: RAFT:

We start this day with a long technical rapid and lots of smaller rapids. By noon time we shall encounter the biggest rapid on the trip at Karko. The environs of this rapid carry on till Geku. Overnight in Camps.

Day 11: Geku - Panging: RAFT:

We leave Geku, a long floating session followed by a big rapid. Later an easy day with long floats. We pass several Adi Tribal villages on the way. We reach the confluence of the Siang river with the Siyom river after the suspension bridge at Boleng. Finally we reach Panging by late afternoon. Overnight in Camps.

Day 12: Panging – Yembung : RAFT:

We have a short day on the river with a big rapid at Panging village. Reach Yembung. Visit the villages. Overnight in Camps.

Day 13: Yembung – Pasighat : RAFT:

We negotiate the last biggie at Poning on our final run to the plains at Pasighat. Overnight at hotel Oman or similar.

Day 14: Pasighat – Dibrugarh:

We take a short drive early in the morning to catch the motorized boat at Oiramghat which will ferry us downstream to Dibrugarh in about 5 hours. Overnight at a heritage tea garden bungalow.

Day 15: Dibrugarh airport transfer:

Transfer to Dibrugarh airport on time for your departure flight.

The tour ends here

 TOUR PRICE
Groups (4 persons & above) per head EURO 1800.00

Price includes: All transfers, accommodations on twin sharing, meals, ferry charges, guide charges, driver charges, royalty to the Govt. of Arunachal, Service Tax to Govt. of India etc.

Price does not include: Camera fees, Any Insurance Cover, Expenses arising out of sudden extension of the tour due to natural calamities or political strike & any expenses of personal nature such as tips, drinks etc.

Season of Visit : October - April

Prices quoted valid until April, 2017

 
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