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Burma Putao Tour

The itinerary will take you to Putao, one of the most pristine and prominent sites in Burma (Myanmar), doing some adventurous activities from elephant camp, trekking, birding as well as interacting with the ethnic local people.

Tour duration: 05 days 04 nights
Start: Putao – Finish: Putao
Tour type: Adventure
Tour operates: Year round/Upon request
Activity level: Easy
Tour route: Putao - Machanbaw - Namkham - Hopaing - Mudon - Mulashidi - Ziyon

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Putao Arrival (L, D)
Day 02: Machanbaw - Namkham - Malikha river (B, L, D)
Day 03: Hopaing - Mudon biking (B, L, D)
Day 04: Mulashidi - Ziyon (B, L, D)
Day 05: Putao Departure (B)

Day 01: Putao arrival

Upon arrival at Putao airport you will be met by Putao Trekking House's representative and transferred to your guest house. Putao lies in a flat valley, jumping-off point for trekkers who want to explore the region’s deep forests, wildlife sanctuaries and snow-capped mountains etc. After a brief fresh up take a walk around Putao for the orientation. Dinner and overnight at Putao Lodge.
Accommodation in Putao
Meal: Welcomed dinner

Day 02: Machanbaw - Namkham - Malikha river

Early in the morning walk to Putao market (approx 10 minute), visit attractive market often busy with local ethnic tribes. Return to hotel, breakfast and depart by jeep through the vast Putao plain on pebbled road to Naungkhine (20 km, approx one hour), we get off the jeep, cross suspension bridge span across Malikha river to Machanbaw, a small administrative town ex-Putao with beautifully set up colonial style town. Here we walk up to the so-called stone dragon park which should take about 30 minutes to visit a park where there is a so-called "stone dragon" the snake-like rock formation. Later we board on a local fishermen boat for our up river journey to along Malikha river (approx 40 minutes) to Namkham, a large Rawan village, situates at the bottom of Namhti mountain range which in rich with biodiversity of flora and fauna. Name after Hkamti Shan name meaning “Golden River” has became the centre of cultivation place for the fruits that Father Robert Moss has introduced thus to day famous for its sweet fruits production. We have Follow by a lunch stop we explore the village, social and cultural interaction with its friendly people and continue travel by boat up river to (about 20 minutes) to the site of famous Kanugmulon Pagoda, said to be one of the 84000 pagodas built by Thiri Dhamma Thawka, the great king. We cross the river to Htawadum where we meet our jeep and transfer back to Putao (14 km, approx one hour). Dinner and overnight at Putao Lodge.
Accommodation in Putao
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Hopaing and Mudon biking

Breakfast and we visit small but attractive Putao market and extended walk to Lonsut village, through vast paddy fields, cross over Namhtun creek and walk up to small plateau for a nice over view of Putao valley. Continue walk through beautiful bamboo grove to Hopaing Shan village, beautifully located on the valley of Lonsut. Visit beautiful Buddhist Monastery and village, social and culture exchange with friendly Shan people. Our return walk would be along Namhtun creek with optional visit to some of the Lisu villages on the way. Afternoon we walk to Paneling Hkamti Shan village and visit unique Mahamuni Image and other attractions. Continue walk to Putaung Shan village through paddy field and gardens having small Buddhist Shrine with a back drop of Blue Mountains and snow-capped Mountains far in the horizon. Return back to Putao and check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight at Putao Lodge.
Accommodation in Putao
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Mulashidi and Ziyon village excursion

Breakfast and we depart by jeep to Mulashidi Lisu village (13 km, approx 20 minutes) through well paved road across part of the Putao plain. Mulashidi, meaning in Lisu “the village stands in the thatch field along Mula river” has been over 50 year since it built by the missionary. Walk around this unique village and enjoy scenery from Mulashidi suspension bridge which spends across Mula river. Here we leave our jeep and start trek along Mula creek (1.5 km, approx 2 hour) Zion, a large Rawan village beautifully set up by Mula river. Lunch stop and perhaps social inter-act with local villagers. Later we visit suspension bridge and enjoy views of the Putao plain having backdrop of snow- capped mountain far in the horizon. Afternoon return back to Putao and check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight at Putao Lodge. (total walking hour - approx - 3 - 5)
Accommodation in Putao
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Putao Departure

Breakfast and perhaps a last minute shopping at Putao market and further visit in and around Putao with suggestion by your guide. Lunch and afternoon transfer to airport for your onward departure flight to conclude this unique experience.
Accommodation in Putao
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Source: Putaotrekkinghouse.com

What's included ?

+ Accommodation based on twin sharing
+ All kinds of internal transportation as above mentioned itinerary
+  Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
+ English Language guide
+ Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program
+ Good local car experienced car driver
+ Government Tax
+ Service Tax

What's Excluded ?

+ Domestic and International Ticket Fare with insurance surcharge and Fuel surcharge
+ Visa Fees & Travels insurance
+ Personal Expense such as beverages, telephone calls, laundry services, Minibar, etc….
+ Drinks at meals and purify drinking water and snow Towel along in program
+ Other services not mentioned above including

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