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Putao

Lies in a flat valley, famous as a jumping-off point for trekkers who want to explore the region’s deep forests, wildlife sanctuaries and snow-capped mountains. The richness in biodiversity of this region presents unparalleled opportunities in the field of Tribal, zoology, botany, forestry, ecology as well as hardy eco-tourists who prefer the challenge of a testing back-packing trip in the mountain fastness of Myanmar. In the foothills of the Himalayas in northern Putao situate Mt. Hkakabo Razi, the highest snow-capped mountain in South East Asia. 19269 feet (5881 meter) high and a very important watershed area for the eastern Ayeyarwady river (Name Hkam). The flagship trek of the area lies more than 440 kilometer away from nearest airstrip which takes nearly 6 weeks to complete. The route passes through the 1472-square-mile Hkakaborazi National Park. Apart from this there are several smaller peaks such as Mt. Lancrumadin of 3495 meters. Mt. Phongun Razi of 3485 meters, Mt. Phangran Razi of 4450 meters, Mt. Madwe Razi of 4500 meters and Mt. Slimatdin of 4800 meters etc which can be scaled by trekker with normal physical condition.

 

Putao Trekking - 1B
 

A scenic beauty of the Putao plain!
Putao: Situate 457 meters above sea level, lies in a flat valley, famous as a jumping-off point for
trekkers who want to explore the region’s deep forests, wildlife sanctuaries and snowcapped
mountains.

Namhtunkoo -   A large Lisu village situated about 20 km west of Putao on the cross road to blazing 3515 meters high Mt. Lancrumadin, one of the prominent mountains is the area is a perfect overnight trek from Putao. Trek through the jungle trail in dense forest filled with bamboo grove, across farm land with spectacular view of the Putao plain spiral through snake like crawling Mula creek down below.

Mulashidi - Meaning in Lisu “the village stands in the thatch field along Mula River”. Beautifully set up Lisu village lies 14 km south of Putao connected by 159 meters long suspension bridge and provides a fascinating view to the mountains as a backdrop.

Namkham- Located on the bank of Malikha River at the bottom of Namhti mountain range. Originally by Hkamti Shan name meaning “golden river”, has become the centre of cultivation place for the fruits that first missionary team has introduced thus today famous for its sweet fruits production.

Machanbaw- Located across Malikha River, connected by beautiful Malikha suspension bridge.


Tour Program Name Combination of the Rawang Trail & the Lisu Trail
Type Soft Adventure Trekking
Trip Code PT # 01(B)
Coverage Putao - Namhtunkoo - Mulashidi - Namkham - Machanbaw - Putao
Duration 06 Day - 05 Night
Availability Oct - May
Grade Easy - Moderate

Draft Itinerary

Sr Day Particular of Itinerary Overnight
1 Tue/Sun Arrival, transfer to hotel. Walking tour in and around Putao Putao Lodge
2 Wed/Mon Trek to Namhtunkoo through green forest towards Mt. Lancrumadin Namhtunkoo Village House
3 Thu/Tue Trek to Mulashidi through deep evergreen forest, by jeep to Putao Putao Lodge
4 Fri/Wed By Jeep to Htawadum, excursion Kaungmulon and trek to Namkham Namkham Village House
5 Sat/Thu Trek to Machanbaw, excursion to stone dragon and suspension bridge, boat excursion to Nat Kyun Putao Lodge
6 Sun/Fri Transfer to airport for your onward departure End of Service

 

Based on twin/ Double Share Accommodation (Validity: 01 oct 15 - 31 may 16)
Rate in usD / pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Single Supplement
Package rate per person 2,480 1400 1,100 1,000 900 850 880 850 800 820 810 800 190

 

Service includes: -
 

  • Ground transport (coach, jeep, truck)
  • Accommodation (lodge & village house)
  • Escorted English language leader & porters if necessary
  • Full board meal, safe drinking water
  • Travel Permit

Service excludes: -
 

  • Domestic airfare
  • Insurance (Please refer to Terms & Conditions)
  • Expenditure on personal nature such as laundry, beverages, gratitude to guides & porters etc

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