Rafting on the Brahmaputra (Siang)


I have lately developed interest in rafting, have done grade 4, 5 rapids on the Ganges. Have heard that the Brahmaputra is a huge and turmoil river. Any pointers on some good rafting locations on the Brahmaputra?

Also whats the best season?


One answer on “Rafting on the Brahmaputra (Siang)”

  1. rahul says:
    Rafting in Northeast India

    White water rafting has become one of the most liked attraction in the northeast India. In the past few year, it has been accepted by the few state of northeast India. White water rafting is a later entrant of adventure sport in the northeastern state of Sikkim in India. The White Water Rafting is also experienced at the mighty Brahmaputra, passing through the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

    White Water Rafting at Teesta and Rangit
    The Teesta and Rangit rivers offer long stretches which are ideal for safe rafting. Teesta has been graded on the International scale at Grade 4. The icy cold waters of the rugged Teesta have a series of rapids with changing intensity and character. Teesta in Sikkim offers one of the finest white water rafting stretches in the world. Rangit, a tributary of the Teesta, has more roaring waters and offers a challenge to more experienced and expert river rafters.

    Experience The White Water Rafting
    Rafting is an enjoyable experience in these two rivers, as the riverbanks here have deep forests, with some patches of terraced cultivation, and small villages. Facilities for overnight River beach camping is available here at Sikkim. Amateur as well as experienced rafters can seek the assistance of the Department of Tourism and travel agents for arranging river rafting trips to these rivers at Sikkim.

    White Water Rafting at Mighty Brahmaputra
    Brahmaputra in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam offer a great scope of rafting for the tourist coming from all over. The abundant water of Brahmaputra with challenging sections is truly a memorable experience.

    Brahmaputra is known as Siang at Arunachal Pradesh. The over roaring white waters of mighty Brahmaputra cascading down the heights of immense beauty across Tibet into the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is an exciting experience for the rafters. Though inaccessible, the region is the ultimate destination a rafter can look for.

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