ITANAGAR, December 7, 2017: The Siang river originates in southern Tibet and becomes the Brahmaputra upon entering Assam through Arunachal Pradesh.
Here are five facts that you need to know about Siang river:
#1. Xiang river or Siang river is a tributary of the Yangtze. Brahmaputra river locally known as Siang in Arunachal Pradesh, India. It gives its name to the following districts namely East Siang district, West Siang district and Upper Siang district.
#2. The river originates in Tibet making its way into the Indian Territory east of Gelling. In Arunachal, the river covers a length of about 250 kilometres and is fed by many tributaries such as Siyom, Yame and Yang Sang Chu.
#3. The Siyomriver rises from the Pari mountains in the Mechuka area and flowing east through the areas of the Membas, the Ramos, the Pailibos and the Bokars and merges with the Siang river near Pangin.
#4. Siang River is a popular attraction to visit and it offers opportunities for travelers to partake in adventure sports like river rafting, angling, and trekking.
#5. Siang River is located close to Pagin which gives an opportunity to the traveler to connect with the hilly local people. This destination includes houses a hanging bridge on the Siang River and this is an interesting sight to see during your tour to this paradise. The bridge in Siang River is made of cane and bamboo and this interesting feature invites a lot of visitors to inspect and wonder in amaze about this raw natural beauty.
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