Arunachal – Kameng river festival from Jan 21

Itanagar

Seppa in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh is all set to allure tourists from January 21 next with the maiden three-day Kameng River Festival (KRF) being organised for the first time on the bank of the mighty Kameng.

With the theme ‘Explore the Unexplored’, the three-day tourism extravaganza has been organised by the East Kameng Social Welfare and Cultural Organisation (EKSWCO) in collaboration with the district administration and sponsored by the state tourism department.

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“The festival will offer the most adventurous and exhilarating white water rafting, paragliding, zip-lining, rappelling and angling – both modern and traditional including local fish- trapping. Besides, bamboo stilt walks, cycling to villages, greasy bamboo pole climbing, beach volleyball, archery and paintball will be other attractions.

“The district inhabited by five tribes namely – Nyishi, Hrusso (Aka), Sajolang (Miji), Puroik and Galo, will provide the best hospitality to the tourists during the festival by offering a wide range of accommodation facilities including home-stay besides offering mouth watering local delicacies at a reasonable price,” informed orgnaiser of the festival.

Moreover, The most important thing of  the festival is ” the festival would be plastic free and only traditional bamboo-made utensils would be used”.

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