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Arrive Delhi and transfer to domestic airport. Arrive in Dibrugarh late afternoon by air. Visit an ethnic weaving centre & a heritage tea garden. Overnight Dibrugarh hotel.
Transfer to Pasighat by boat (80 km; 08 hrs). See the Ganges River Dolphin & a great variety of resdient & migratory birdlife from Siberia & Central Europe enroute. Overnight Pasighat.
Days 3 - 4
Drive 02 long days along a Siang river, through Adi villages, settlements and lush tropical rainforest. Reach Tuting by teatime. Check into tents, relax.x.
Relaxed day to sort out gear - walk around and interface with local tribals at Jedu village, time permitting. Ready rafts in the afternoon - a comprehensive safety briefing followed by instruction on paddling commands and rescue procedures. Overnight at Tuting.
Raft Tuting - Pango (5 hrs). Camp. This morning, we encounter the big Class IV Ninguing rapid and continue past another Class 3 rapid at Palsi to reach Pango, where we set up Camp for the night, above yet another big rapid to be encountered the following morning. Campfire dinner and overnight Camp.
Raft Pango – Cherring. Camp. Today, we scout and raft down the Pango rapid and enter the Ningguing and Marmong gorges, one of the most beautiful and remote jungle gorges in the world. It has steep impenetrable forests rising into obvillion on each side past the big rapid at Rikor and Zebra Rock rapid to set up Camp above a Class 6 rapid at Cherring. Overnight Camp.
Raft Cherring – Ramsing. Camp. We raft past Ramsing and several rapids including a Class 3 + followed by a 3 kilometer float till Ramsing village where we make Camp for the night.
Rest day at Ramsing. Camp.
Raft Ramsing- Nubo Camp. A short day on the river - we begin with a big rapid below Alubadi beach, followed by milder ones all the way till the suspension bridge at Nubo. Camp for the night.
Raft Nubo - Boleng. Camp. We begin this day with a float followed by a big rapid called "Karko Killer" at Karko. After Geku, we begin a long float till a Class 3+ above the 65 Bridge at Ditte Dime. An easy day with long float sections. We pass several Adi tribal settlements on the way. We continue to Camp for the night.
Raft Boleng - Rotung. Camp. Today, we raft past the first major confluence of the Siang river with the Siyom river after the suspension bridge at Boling. We pass the flood rutted guest house of Yembung by late afternoon and float onto camp near Rotung village.
Raft Rotung- Pasighat. We begin the final run to the plains at Pasighat by negotiating the last biggie on the trip at Ponging. The Siang seems to gather a lot more volume as we float into Pasighat where we beach our rafts for the last time on this trip. Transfer to rest house at Pasighat and visit the Handicrafts Centre. Rest House / Hotel.
Boat ride to Dibrugarh (80 kms ; 05 hrs). Stay at Dibrugarh hotel.
Fly / depart Dibrugarh – Delhi . Transfer to international airport for flight home.
Please note that the published itinerary is a statement of intent and to be used as a guide only. The guide in charge of your trip will alter the schedule if conditions necessitate and any/all such alterations are at the
discretion of Shiva Outdoors and your guide.
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