Angling And Rafting On The Subansiri

Greener Pastures
  • 9 days
    (Duration)
  • Moderate
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Hilly
    (Terrain)

Angling And Rafting On The Subansiri by Greener Pastures.



Description

Subansiri River originates in the Tibetan Himalayas and flows into India via Arunachal Pradesh. It enters India at Taksing (Upper Subansiri district), flowing via the towns of Daporijo and Dumporijo, to enter into the vast wilderness of the lower valleys and finally into Assam at Gerukhamukh, after which it becomes a soul-mate to the mighty Brahmaputra. The Subansiri is three hundred miles long, and with tributaries such as the Sie and Kamla Rivers, it is one of the largest tributaries of the Brahmaputra River.

The sparse human habitation along the lower half of the Subansiri makes it ideal for adventure enthusiasts such as anglers and rafters. The lure of big fighting fishes such as Golden Masher, Trout and the Goonj, can bring out the excitement in any fisherman. The river has volume, flow, class 3 and higher white water rapids, and is set in a breathtaking and exotic forested landscape where warm hearted tribal hill people live with unique traditions and customs.

Highlights

  • Raft down the Subansiri river, surrounded by exotic landscapes.

  • Camp at various campsites, at heavenly locations.

  • Travel to important angling spots.

  • Try your hand at angling, and battle the Golden Masher.

  • Spend time bird-watching.

Tour Availability

October to March

Minimum persons required : 1


Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrival at Dibrugarh Airport. Onwards to Dibrugarh for night halt. Explore Dibrugarh town in the evening.

  • Day 2

    Drive to ferry point and cross the mighty Brahmaputra to reach Bogibil Ghat. Then drive to Ziro for night halt.

  • Day 3

    Drive early morning from Ziro to Daporijo (175 km; 7 hrand drive); Night halt at clean and comfortable hotel.

  • Day 4

    Meet with rafting crew, briefing on the river, introduction with staff and crew, safety talk. Raft down to first camp a little downstream of Gongo village; O/n River Camp

  • Day 5

    Raft downstream. Full day of paddling and fishing. Night halt at camp near Kamla River confluence. O/n River Camp

  • Day 6

    Another full day of paddling with some interesting rapids, especially just before next camp which is near Sibe- Rite village, which will be a technical class 3+. Later, setup camp and do a little angling, as this area is a good spot for Golden Mashers. O/n River Camp

  • Day 7

    Raft down to Cipla Mukh camp, and face big volume class 3 rapids along the way. Set up camp; O/n Camp

  • Day 8

    Full day of fishing. Camp at Rakhiok Mukh.

  • Day 9

    Break camp early morning and paddle down to take out point at Gerukhamukh. Drive to Dibrugarh for a flight back home.


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