Best time to visit: October to April
Culture: In Pesighat, festivals make an essential part of the socio-cultural lifestyle of the people. A number of festivals are celebrated throughout the year in the state by one or the other tribe. The Handicrafts products are hats, baskets, cane vessels, cane belts, bamboo mugs, and ornaments. Pasi Kongki is the popular dance.
Food: Mostly non-vegetarian dishes are to eaten.
Highlights: Trekking, Lakes, River Rafting.
Top Hotels: Arun Hotel, Siang Hotel, Oman Hotel, Siang Hotel.
Shopping: Mainly you can buy handicrafts like hats, baskets, cane vessels, cane belts, bamboo mugs, and ornaments.
Climate: The temperature of Pasighat is maximum 19° C and minimum 12° C in winter and maximum 31° C and minimum 29° C in summer.
How to Reach
By Air: Nearest airport is situated in Dibrugrah and Guwahati.
By Train: The nearest railway station is in the town of Murkongselek, and this is a minor railway station with trains running to local destination available.
Duration: 12 Days/11 Nights
Places to visit: Delhi - Dibrugarh - Pasighat - Tuting - Pango - Cherring - Ramsing - Nubo - Boleng - Rotung - Pasighat - Delhi
Day 1: (Delhi Arrival)
On the arrival at the Delhi IGI airport you will reach Delhi and will be accompanied to the hotel that has been booked in advance. After reaching hotel you can go sightseeing tour in Delhi like go for historical places, shopping in Chandi Chowk etc. After enjoying the day you will return back the hotel for the overnight stay and dinner.
Day 2: (Delhi - Dibrugarh)
Early morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board flight for Dibrugarh. In hotel after fresh up you will visit ethnic weaving center and tea garden. Overnight at Dibrugarh.
Day 3: (Dibrugarh - Pasighat)
Early morning after breakfast transfer to Pasighat by boat. On your way you would fascinated to see Dolphin and a variety of resident and migratory birds from Siberia and Central Europe. Overnight at Pasighat.
Day 4: (Pesighat - Tuting)
At the fourth you will visit a Siang river, through Adi villages, settlements and lush tropical rainforest. Reach Tuting by teatime. Overnight at Tuting.
Day 5: (Tuting - Pango)
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 at Pango.
Day 6: (Pango - Cherring)
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 at Cherring.
Day 7: (Cherring - Ramsing)
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. Overnight at Ramsing.
Day 8: (Ramsing- Nubo)
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. Overnight at Nubo.
Day 9 (Nubo - Boleng)
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. Overnight at Boleng.
Day 10 :(Boleng - Rotung)
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. Overnight at Rotung.
Day 11 :(Rotung - Pasighat)
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. Overnight at Pasighat.
Day 12 (Pasighat - Delhi)
Last day you will come back to Delhi.