Rafting in River Siang : 13 Nights/14Days - Dibrugarh - Pasighat - Jengging - Tuting - Pango - Rikor - Bomdo - Yinkeong - Geku - Panging - Yembung - Pasighat - Dibrugarh


Overview

Siang River valleys and tributaries are the home of the Adi people of Arunachal Pradesh. The Siang River offers ample opportunities for adventure sports like river rafting, angling, and trekking. A hanging bridge on the Siang River is an interesting sight to be seen. The bridge made of cane and bamboo is around 60 to 70m long, connecting the hill tribal settlements. 

Day 01:Dibrugarh - Pasighat
 
Drive and then ferry by country made boat to Pasighat (80km, 08hrs). Overnight Pasighat.
 
Day 02:Pasighat - Jengging
 
Morning drive to Jengging (150kms, 07hrs). Overnight Jengging.
 
Day 03:Jengging - Tuting
 
Drive to Tuting (140kms, 8hrs). Overnight Tuting.
 
Day 04:Tuting
 
Sort out gear, ready for rafts in the afternoon- a comprehensive safety briefing instruction sessions and rescuer procedures. Overnight Tuting.
 
Day 05:Raft Tuting - Pango
 
Class IV Ninguing rapid, Class III rapid at Palsi to reach Pango. Overnight Camp at Pango.
 
Day 06:Raft Pango - Rikor
 
Raft down the Pango rapid and continue to Rikor village to set up Camp above the village. Visit the village. Overnight Camp.
 
Day 07:Raft Rikor - Bomdo
 
Big whitewater day. Class IV at Rikor followed by the Zebra Rock rapid following a few kilometer downstreaman a bend. Past several rapids followed by a 3 kilometer float till Bomdo. Overnight Camp.
 
Day 08:Raft Bomdo - Yinkeong
 
A short day on the river. Begin with the huge, “Breakfast Rapids”, followed by milder ones all the way till the suspension bridge at Yinkeong. Overnight Camp.
 
Day 09:Raft Yinkeong - Geku
 
Begin this day with a long technical rapid and lots of smaller rapids. By noon encounter the biggest rapid on the trip. The “Karbo Killer” at Karko. A good part of the day is spent in the environs of this rapid before we carry on to beach the rafts at Geku. Overnight Camp.
 
Day 10:Raft Geku - Panging
 
After Geku, a long float till a big rapid above the 65 Bridge. An easy day with long float sections. Pass several Adi Tribal settlements on the way. First major confluence of the Siang river with the Siyom river after the suspension bridge at Boling. Panging by late afternoon. Overnight Camp.
 
Day 11:Raft Panging - Yembung
 
A short day on the river with quick run to a big rapid at Panging village. Camp above the rapid. Relaxed day. Visit the villages. Overnight Camp.
 
Day 12:Raft Yembung - Pasighat
 
Final run to the plains at Pasighat by negotiating the last biggie on the trip at Poning. The Siang gathers a lot more volume approaching Pasight where we beach for the last time on this trip. Transfer to rest house at Pasigaht. Rest house/hotel.
 
Day 13:Pasighat - Dibrugarh
 
Today baot ride to Dibrugarh (80kms 05hrs). Overnight Hotel.
 
Day 14:Dibrugarh - Delhi
 
Fly Back to Delhi/Kolkata.

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Pasighat
Dibrugarh
Traditon of Arunachal Pradesh

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