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Expedition on The Brahmaputra
Epic Expeditions

A true adventure through its DNA. The Brahmaputra is one of the largest river in the world originating in Tibet before it finally joins the Bay of Bengal in Bengal. This expedition starts a few miles inside the line of control China, we travel through some of the remotest unseen parts of India traversing the route of this great river, the ultimate test of guts and will power.

Accomdations

Camps

Service Level

All Inclusive

Transportation

Shared
Private

Food

Vegetarian
Non Veg

Age

18 to 60 years

Difficulty

Hard

Fitness Guide

A demanding trip. Class IV- V rapids, includes hiking in remote regions with no access to roads with extreme conditions.

Who is this tour for?

Solo Men, Solo Women, Group of Couples, Group of Singles
Tour Map

Tour Experience

Welcome to yet another epic journey ! 180 kms of magical, rugged and never seen before terrains, gorges, caves as you follow the Brahmaputra through some of the most inaccessible terrain.

  • Expedition starts from a few miles inside the line of control with china
  • Rafting in Brahmaputra River running passing grade 4 rapids- the ‘Ninguing’ and the ‘Pulsating Pulsi’
  • Conquer grade 4 rapids such as ‘Hairy Hari’, Broken Oar’ and many more while rafting in Brahmaputra River
  • Explore one of the world’s inaccessible remote jungle canyons- Marmong canyon
  • Bird watching at Pasighat spotting some spectacular resident and migratory birds
  • Explore villages of Yembung , Rotung and Jedu, interact with tribals if available

12N/ 13D

Next Departures:
  • Nov 21, 2020
  • Nov 20, 2021

You will be doing:

River Rafting
Mountain Climbing
Wild life spotting
Bird Watching
Photography
Village Walk
Camping

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Culture
Local Sightseeing
Responsible Tourism
Village Life

Itinerary

1 Assam, Dibrugarh

Welcome to the land of tea gardens, Dibrugarh. This is the first day of our 13 day adventure. We will spend the first half this day primarily , getting organised, meet and greet other participants and get a feel of the local sights before departing of our first stop over for the day.

We cross into Arunachal which borders Assam to reach Pasighat. It is here the Siang joins the plains .We check in to our accommodation for the day- Expedition orientation followed by tea time.

  • Dibrugarh Airport, Assam
  • Dibrugarh City, Assam
  • Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh
170 km None
1000 +
Pasighat
Transit Rest House
Road Trip, Local Interaction
Road Trip, Local Sightseeing
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

2 Jengging

.This two day drive along the siang takes us through unseen Adi villages, their settlements, extremely remote valleys , lush green tropical rainforests.

This will be the second day of driving along the Siang river. We reach our destination by evening, a lovely but basic rest house nestled atop a village in the Siang valley awaits our tired bodies and curious souls

  • Pasighat
  • Dite Dimme
  • Jengging
224 km None
0
Jengging Village
Transit Rest House
Road Trip, Village Stay, Photography
Nature, Culture, Village Life, Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

3 Purung

Purung lies in the upper siang taluk of Arunachal. As we drive further in to the valley passing the village of Ramsing we try and get a glimpse of the rapids , locally referred as Moing Madness, Hairy Hari.

A few more passes and bends we descend to Pango and climb up to Ningguing village that descends to our camp at Purung. Camp next to the Ningguing rapid.

  • Jenning
  • Ramsingh
  • Pango
  • Ningguing rapid
150 km None
0
Ningguing rapid
Camps
Road Trip, Local Interaction, Leisure
Nature, Road Trip, Local Sightseeing, Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

4 Purung

This is a relaxed day, we sort our gear – walk around and interface with local tribes at the nearby Jedu village, time permitting.

Ready rafts in the afternoon – a comprehensive safety briefing followed by instruction on paddling commands , rescue procedures, basics of rafting, kayaking.

  • Purung
0
Ningguing rapid
Camps
Hiking, Local Interaction, Leisure
Nature, Responsible Tourism, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

5 Tuting -Pango (Raft)

We raft to Pango (5 hrs).

This morning, we set off on our journey down the river. We encounter the big monster Class V Ningguing rapid and another Class 4+ rapid, Pulsating Palsi to reach Pango,where we set up Camp for the night. Lovely float sections as one takes in the wonders of the Ningguing gorge.

  • Raft from Tuting
  • Raft to Pango beach camp
68 km None
0
Pango beach camp
Camps
River Rafting, Camping
Nature, , Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

6 Pango - Cherring(Raft)

Today, we enter the Marmong gorge, the only way to visit this gorge is by raft.

We scout and raft down the Pango rapid and run three big rapids in the gorge, and our paddling skills are well utilized on this day. It has steep impenetrable forests rising into oblivion on each side past the big rapid at Rikor and Zebra Rock rapid to set up Camp above a Class 6 rapid “Tooth fairy” at Cherring.

  • Pango Rapid
  • Rikor Rock
  • Zebra Rock
  • Cherring - Tooth Fairy Rapid
40 km None
0
Cherring
Camps
River Rafting, Camping
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

7 Cherring – Paradise Beach(Raft)

After a possible portage around the Class six rapid, Toothfairy, we raft out of the Marmong gorge negotiating several Class 3+ rapids including the Class 4 Hairy Hari, followed by a float till Ramsing where we make Camp for the night.

  • Cherring
  • Hairy Hari
  • Other Class 3+ Rapids
  • Paradise Beach- Ramsing Village
Paradise Beach
Camps
River Rafting, Camping
Nature, , Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

8 Break

Today we break our journey. This is the 8th day since we started this journey. By now we are all meshed up and soaking through and through with adrenalin and adventure.

We would have navigated class 6- class 3 rapids , capmed at inaccessible gorges and set up camps. We deserve a day off

  • Paradise Beach
0
Paradise beach
Camps
Hiking, Jungle Walk, Leisure
Nature, Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9 Paradise Beach- Geku twin Camp(Raft)

Good bye Paradise , hello Geku!

We begin with a big rapid below Paradise beach, called ‘Moing Madness” followed by milder ones all the way till the suspension bridge at Nubo. We raft down Karko village and float to a beautiful site near Geku.

  • Paradise Beach
  • Moing Madness Rapid
  • Karko Village
  • Geku Twin Camps
0
Geku Twin Camps
Camps
River Rafting, Camping
Nature, Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

10 Geku – Rotung (Raft)

After Geku, we begin a long float till the 65 Bridge at Ditte Dime. An easy day with long float sections. We pass several Adi tribal settlements on the way and float past the confluence of the Siang river with the Siyom river after the suspension bridge at Boling. We pass the flood-rutted guesthouse of Yembung and float onto camp near Rotung village, in time for hot lunch.

  • Geku Twin Camps
  • Ditte Dime
  • Sangam
  • Rotung
0
Rotung Village
Camps
River Rafting, Camping
Nature, , Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

11 Rotung – Pasighat (Raft)

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.

  • Rotung
  • Ponging
  • Pasighat
0
Pasightat
Transit Rest House
River Rafting, Camping
Nature, , Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

12 Dibrugarh

This is the end of our journey. We drive to Dibrugarh from Pasighat. Hope you loved yur adventure. Look forward to hosting you on your next!

  • Pasightat
  • Dibrugarh
160 km None
0 +
Home
Road Trip
Road Trip
Breakfast

Inclusions

  • All transfers in a non-AC vehicle as per the itinerary
  • All arrangements for staying and camping while on trip
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents / hotel
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary & safe drinking water
  • All common camping and rafting equipment
  • All trip arrangements with India’s most experienced guiding team, camp staff and cooks
  • Porterage upto 15kg/person
  • Peak fee / sanctuary fee / royalty / permits where applicable

Exclusions

  • Sleeping bag
  • Flights not included in the above-mentioned cost
  • Any transfers or meals outside of itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Items of personal clothing
  • Expenses of any personal nature (laundry / phone calls / alcohol / cigarettes / insurance / camera fee / etc.)
  • Any expense incurred due to force of nature such as landslides, bad weather or reasons beyond our control
  • Tips & gratuities (we recommend 5-10% of your trip cost- to be distributed among the team) – personal choice
  • Travel & cancellation insurance

Advisory

  • Most of the nights will be spent camping on river beds aside from the accommodations mentioned in the
    itinerary
  • The tents used will be top of the line includes, a 3 man tent is shared by 2 participants
  • Foams /Rubber pads will be provided to sleep on, you can carry your own inflated mat/ therma restif any
  • Most of your time will be spent near the mess tent which houses all equipment, ration , trekking chairs etc.
  • Toilet tents ( Dry/Compost) wil be set up along the perimeter of the camp site.
  • There are no shower tents
  • Keep your baggage light- carry personal items , do not over pack (you will thank yourself later)
  • Proper waste disposal
  • Respect local cultures and be sensitive towards wildlife
  • Those suffering from an ailment or heart disease, Diabetes, breathing problems, high altitude sickness or is pregnant cannot participate
  • Carry your stuff in a duffel bag, soft shoulder bag or a rucksack. Avoid suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage
  • Use of a strong sun block is recommended and you should keep yourself warm at all times
  • A quick camp breakfast is boiled eggs, bread and jam, puri-aloo
  • Ecohunters ensures the equipment, personnel , facilities are world class without any compromise or adjustments. Period. This ensures a seamless safety track record.

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Why Ecohunters?

Small Groups
We deliberately encourage small groups as they allow for better experiences , more interaction and exchange.
Epic journeys
Every journey listed on the site has been mined for the sheer purpose of extending the joy to you!
All Inclusive Trips
All inclusive trips ensure you soak into the experience 100% without having to bother about the nitty-gritties.
Safety First
Every journey is calibrated ensuring the safety of the traveller. We closely monitor events man-made or natural to avoid any uncertainty during your travel. Trusted local partners ensure local support.
Accomodations
From unique home stays and hotels to sleeping moored under the stars in a tranquil bay, our options will provide you with the most authentic experience possible

Dates and Prices

Duration Price for Couple Price for Single Price per Child

From Nov 21, 2020

To Dec 02, 2020

₹260000/-
₹132000/-

From Nov 20, 2021

To Dec 01, 2021

₹260000/-
₹132000/-

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