Kameng River Expedition

Quick Facts

Dec 11 -19 | 09 Days

INR 90,000 + 5% GST

Group Size: 8-16 persons

The Kameng River (previously named Bhareli River, now called Kameng in Arunachal Pradesh and Jia Bhoreli in Assam) in the eastern Himalayan mountains, originates in Tawang district from the glacial lake below snow capped Gori Chen mountain (6,300 metres (20,669 ft) on the India-Tibet border in South Tibet and flows through Bhalukpong circle of West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh and Sonitpur District of Assam, India. It is one of the major tributaries of the Brahmaputra River, joining it at Tezpur, just east of the Kolia Bhomora bridge.

The Kameng forms the boundary between East Kameng District and West Kameng Districts and is also the boundary between the Sessa and Eaglenest sanctuaries to its west and the Pakke tiger reserve to the east. The Dafla Hills are east and the Aka Hills (home of Aka tribe) are west of the Kameng River.Adding to the trilogy of our offerings on the Upper Brahmaputra, Subansari and Lohit rivers, the Kameng is a fascinating medium-large volume river trip with surprisingly consistent rapids, deep gorges, pristine camps and well kept old forests.

Kameng River Rafting Expedition

DAYS 1-4

  • Day 1: Reach Guwahati

Fly Delhi-Guwahati. Visit the Kamakhya Temple (3 hrs)  and stay the night at a hotel on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra river.

  • Day 2: Drive from Guwahati to Nameri (6 hours – 220 km)

Drive onto the Eco Camp Nameri near the banks of the Kameng River, a six hour 220 km drive from Guwahati.  We visit the Madan Kamdev temple and the Sonitpur 7th century statues at the Dah Darwaja. Overnight at Nameri, a biodiversity hotspot and home to several endangered avian and animal species of the region. Overnight at the Eco Camp.

  • Day 3: Drive to Seppa

Drive to our secluded beach campsite on the Kameng below Seppa, and settle into our tents. Overnight river camp.

  • Day 4: Rafting Starts

After a thorough safety briefing, our river journey begins. Our trip goes self contained with all provisions and gear for the next 5 days. We encounter rapids of mostly Class 3 and one Class 4 till we reach the picturesque campsite at Bana, the confluence of the Tenga River with the Kameng. Overnight tented camp.

DAYS 5-9

  • Day 5: Descend a fabulous Jungle Gorge

Today, we descend a fabulous jungle gorge with plenty of rapids. Aquifers from the sides add on water to the river and we camp at the end of the gorge of a big sand beach. Overnight Camp.

  • Day 6: Rest Day

Rest day to read, relax, swim, hike, explore. Overnight Camp.

  • Day 7: Run some of the biggest rapids the Kameng has to offer

Today we run some of the biggest rapids the Kameng has to offer!! Big water, some scouts and a very good day on the water. Overnight Camp.

  • Day 8: Last day of Rafting

We negotiate big rapids before the river finally gives in to an easy going picturesque float ending our exciting journey at the well located Forest Rest House at Tippi by the banks of the Kameng.

  • Day 9: Back to Guwahati, flight back home

Early morning transfer to Guwahati. Fly Delhi. Trip ends.

  • Transfers as per mentioned in 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 trip arrangements with India’s most experienced guiding team, camp staff and cooks
  • Individual rafting equipement
  • Peak fee / sanctuary fee / royalty / permits where applicable
  • 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


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An Experienced Team

Our team of guides has years of experience of travel throughout the Indian Himalaya, from running rivers to leading treks – from the barren Zanskar to the tropical rainforest of Arunachal Pradesh. They speak English, have completed graduate school, are current with First Aid and CPR certification and form the most experienced guiding team in the country today.

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Great Food

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