Putao Discovery – 8 days

8 day with us will be your unforgettable 8 days. We will explore the northernmost of Myanmar and the area of Putao which is the home of the last village of Kachin exploder. You will have chance to experience the life of the Shan, the Lizu and other minorities in Putao, peek into their old wooden house and enjoy meals with their families, hike up to the top of the ..

Destinations: Trekking from Yangon  to Putao…..

Highlights of this tour

  • Visit the villages of the hill tribes in Putao
  • Experience the local cuisine by enjoy meals with their families
  • Hike up to the high mountain and enjoy the view of the northern Myanmar
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of river and forests around the local village
  • Freely take photos of the nature and people in Putao

Day 1 : Yangon – Putao – ShangaungVillage

Activities : Fly to Putao, visit nearby village, hike up to Mt.Phangran before enjoying dinner

Meal : Lunch, Dinner

Itinerary : Upon arrival at Putao by the early morning flight, we transfer to hotel by jeep. After lunch at restaurant, have a sound visit to a village nearby and meet our hiking group to prepare for our long trekking and hiking to Mt. Phangran, 4127 m above sea level, 55 miles from Putao placed on the border of Myanmar and India in the late afternoon. Evening tour includes a vacation to a village before enjoyable dinner at Putao.

Day 2 : Shangaung – Warsandan village

Activities : Visit morning market, ShanghaiingVillage, trek over Mt.Shangaung then proceed to the small village of Warsandun on the bank of NamlamRiver

Meal : Breakfast

Itinerary : Walking around the morning colorful market operates for you to meet new touch with Kachin culture, including breakfast at a restaurant. It is followed by a jeep trip to the upper ShanghaiingVillage, situated 10 miles away, for approximately an hour. Through the forested mountains 7 hour trek over Mt.Shangaung, 4600 feet (1400 meters), is another program after jeep trip. Arrive at a small village namely Warsandun Village located on the bank of Namlam River and there after take a bath the sunset will throw your exhaust away.

Day 3 : WarsandanVillage – Awadum village – Ziyar village

Activities : VisitZiyadumVillage, AwadumLizuVillage and the village of Ziyardum

Meal : Breakfast

Itinerary : Start the morning tour program with the 5 hour long trekking for 9 miles to get to the destination ZiyadumVillage which is situated about 1500 m above sea level. Easy trek on the flat route in the forest along the Namlang creek first reaches AwadumLizuVillage after lunch on the way. The next village is ZiyardumVillage, the last Rawan village in the north-west of Putao, positioned on the bank of ZiyarRiver among the surrounding of the ever green forest. Take photos along the river while enjoying sunset.

Day 4 : Ziyar village – Kharlan, Lonehladan village – Warsandan village

Activities : Visit Kharlan village, enjoy the views and have lunch at Lonehla Dan Rawan Village before reach the Wasundum Village and enjoy sunset at Nanmaru River

Meal : Brekfast, Lunch

Itinerary : Acquire pleasure from the easy trek as well as the photo stops after commence your walk toward the destined KharlanVillage, a small and pleasant Rawan village having the background of the dense forested mountain. The enjoyable experience will be continued by the time of crossing a small traditional rattan suspension bridge, whilst back from the village, observing the nature and culture of it. Lunch at Lonehla Dan Rawan village and arrive at WasundumVillage in the evening to grasp the pleasant moment of sunset at NanmaruRiver.

Day 5 : Wasundum-Shangaung

Activities : Hike up to the top of Mt.Shangaung, visit Shangaung village meets the Lizu and Rawans and experience their life and culture.

Meal : Brekfast, Lunch

Itinerary : Taking lunch box, trekking up again to the top of Mt.Shangaung, 1600m above sea level, introducing the morning with a touch of the splendor of the nature. We will be in Shangaung village, one of the biggest villages in the vicinity of Putao with about 2000 villagers, mainly Rawans and Lizus, again after 12 miles trekking. Evening sightseeing around the village to contact with their cultures.

Day 6 : Shangaung – Putao

Activities : Enjoy sightseeing in Putao, visit Mularshide Lizu village and the church then enjoy sunset on the suspension bridge.

Meal : Brekfast, Lunch

Itinerary : By jeep proceeds to Putao after morning sightseeing in the village. Have a visit on the way to Putao where enjoy lunch. There the rest at hotel reinforces for the continuity to Mularshide Lizu village, the biggest Lizu village which is the first to be initiated of Christianity in northern Myanmar. The first church of Putao and Sunday school in the village is included in the tour highlights. Sunset on the suspension bridge with the name of the village Mularshide will make enjoyable pleasure into existence.

Day 7 : Putao – Machanbaw village – Mularshide – Putao

Activities : Visit Machanbaw village, MalikhaRiver, NatkyunIsland, enjoy Shan noodles for lunch then proceed to the famous stone dragon and enjoy sunset.

Meal : Brekfast, Lunch

Itinerary : Situated about 12 miles far away from Putao, Machanbaw is the last administrative town in northern Myanmar, and an hour of scenic drive across many villages of Rawan and Lizu will take you to the town. Upon arrival at MalikhaRiver, make sightseeing by a small boat together with the vacation to Natkyun, a small spirit island in Burmese, for a rest. The only one thing in Southeast Asia, the icy and crystal-like water among the beautiful natural rocks is very lovely to be as an image in your consciousness. It is also the best for your photography while sightseeing. We select a traditional small restaurant for lunch in Machanbaw, there Kachin style Shan noodle is one of the highlights of the trip. After all of them, go and see the famous stone dragon in the view point and then walk back to our car across the Malikha suspension bridge. Have a catch of sunset on a small bridge in the town.

Day 8 : Putao Departure

Activities : Visit the local market before back to Yangon

Meal : Breakfast

Itinerary : Enjoy seeing the colorful market under the rising sun in the dense mist. Take a good chance for local breakfast, such as trying snacks and noodle, at a small restaurant in the market before flight back to Yangon.

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Price Inclusions (No Hidden Costs)

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Meals as stated and English speaking guide
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned

Price Exclusions

  •  International flight tickets
  • International airport departure tax
  • Meals other than those mentioned above
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • Other services not clearly indicated in itinerary

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