The remote land of Putao is still charming thanks to its timeless beauty of nature, impressive trekking routes, lush rain forests and stunning snowcap mountain range. For those who wish to explore the rustic beauty of this hidden land, the Putao trekking tour in 5 days 4 nights is a great option which offers you a variety of opportunities to discover in depth about nature and people here.
Upon arrival at Putao airport, you will be picked up to the downtown of Putao located in a flat valley. This is popular stopover of trekkers in their exploration of lush forests, spectacular mountains and wildlife areas. Take your time to fresh up at a local restaurant and then check in your accommodation.
After a short rest, take a scenic drive to Mularshide village. Enjoy a sightseeing tour around the village and take a leisurely walk on the beautiful bridge. From the bridge, you could see the snowcap mountain – the great symbol of the northern Myanmar. The rustic scenery on the river will bring you the peace in your mind and the timeless beauty of nature.
Dinner and overnight in Putao.
Putao morning market – Kaungmulone Pagoda - Villages – Machanbaw - Putao
After breakfast at the hotel, pay a visit to a bustling morning market in Putao and stroll around the town to get a true insight into the life of the locals. Afterwards, continue onto Kaungmulone Pagoda – the most sacred place in the northern Myanmar. Continue your scenic drive to Mankuk village for lunch and trek to Nankhan village for sightseeing.
After lunch, proceed to Machanbaw where you will visit its stone dragon and the historical monument of Gubar. In the late afternoon, enjoy a boat trip to Nat Island – a tiny island on the Malikha River.
In the evening, drive back to Putao. Overnight in Putao.
Putao - Shankaung village
After breakfast, pay a visit to Putao Morning Market followed by a trek to Makyawwa Lisu Village. Strolll around the village for sightseeing. Take a drive to Shankhaung village which is famous for its evergreen forest and jade mines. Along the way, make some stops to visit MarmuleLizu village, MudoneRawan village.
Upon arrival at Shangaung village in the evening, take a short rest at a Rawan house and then enjoy a stroll around the village. Dinner and overnight at the village.
Shankaung village – Mt. Shankhaung – Putao
In the morning, after breakfast, set off your trekking to Mt. Shankhaung which features lush rain forests and jade mines. In this journey, you will get wonderful wildlife experiences. It takes you about 4 hour trekking to reach the summit of the mount. There will be lunch served at the top of the mountain.
After lunch, take your time to enjoy the panoramic view of Putao from this vantage point. Trek down to the village along the trail. Upon arrival, relax at Rawan house. Dinner and overnight at the same village.
Shanguang – Putao – Mandalay / Yangon
In the early morning, transfer back to Putao and visit its morning market. Enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant followed by a visit to the wildlife education center of Hakaborazi and Phoneganrazi and then transfer to the airport for a flight to Yangon or Mandalay.
End of Putao Trekking Tour !
- All transfers in private Jeep or 4WD
- Accommodation (basic condition in rural area)
- Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
- Local trekking guide with basic English skill (Other language guide on request)
- Government taxes and service charge
- A bottle of water per day per person
- International flights
- Meals & drinks stated as not included
- Personal insurance
- Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
- Surcharges if any (increasing of fuel charges, admission fee, Christmas & New year with prior notice)
- Travel insurance
- Other services not mentioned in “inclusion”
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