Putao Trekking in North
Duration - 10 Days 9 Nights
Best time - From October to May
Grade - Medium
Day 1 - Yangon
On arrival Yangon, meet you at airport. Allowing time for sightseeing. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2 - Yangon - Myitkyina - Putao by flight
After breakfast transfer, morning flight bounding for Putao. Arrival at Putao,
small town located at the extreme north of the country, the foot of the southern
slope of the Himalayas. to airport for Putao flight Myanma Airways operates Sun,
Mon Wed and Friday of the week. Upon arrival at Putao transfer to local
guesthouse. In the evening, sightseeing for allowing time such as strolling in
Day 3 - Monday -Trek to High Shangaung. – About 5 hours
Day 6 - Thursday - Ziyadum
Depart for the trek through the lush and green forests. Arrival at the higher
village of Shangaung (495 m), populated by Lisu and Rawang tribes, two
monitories of Kachin, which populates the north of the country. Discovery of the
local life. Overnight at local house. B,L,D.
Day 4 - Tuesday- Trek to Wasondum. About 6 hours
Trek to the Jade Mountain while crossing an old bridge made of bamboo. Discover
on the way charming villages. Trek up to the ranges of the Jade Mountain located
at 1400 m above sea. 2 hours of hike down in the forest, rhythmic sound of
monkeys and stags and deer barking. Arrival at Wasondum (895 m), small village
of the Rawang minority. Overnight at local house. B,L,D.
Day 5 - Wednesday - Trek to Ziyadum. About 6 hours
Continuation of the trek through a wild environment. Crossing small river on a
suspension bridge and goes under gigantic trees to Awadum, a small village of
Lisu tribe. Proceed through the jungle. Arrival at Ziyadum (1065 m). Overnight
at local house. B,L,D.
Day in Ziyadum village of Rawang tribe to discover way of life in this minority
belonging to Kachin. Most of village people living on hunting and live happily
and peacefully under guidance of a patriarch. If good weather, splendid panorama
on the snow-covered tops of Himalayan. Rawang dances in the evening. Overnight
at local house. B,L,D.
Day 7 - Friday - Trek to Wasondum. About 6 hours
Return to Wasondum along different route. Stop at the village of Kalandum,
surrounded by the mountains and the rice plantations in terraces. Arrival with
Wasondum (895m) when after crossing the river on a suspension bridge. Overnight
at Local house. B,L,D.
Day 8 - Saturday - Trek to High Shangaung. About 7 hours
Crossing over the Jade Mountain after the breakfast; tropical vegetation. Hiking
down to Jusqu-au, a higher village of Shangaung. Overnight at local house. B,L,D.
Day 9 - Sunday - Trek to Putao. About 5 hours
Trekking down to Jusqu-au lower village of Shangaung through rice plantations.
Meeting with local inhabitants. Visiting in the Morgur village of Rawang. End of
the trek at Putao. Guesthouse. B,L,D.
Day 10 - Monday
Fly to Mandalay depend on flight time table.
Price in US$ per person in a group of;
Included in the price are;
Extra Single Room Supplement is US$ 100
Validity up to September 2014
All entrance fees.
Local Tour guide.
All transfers by car & boat.
Lunch and dinner (full board).
Taxes and services.
Not include in the price are;
Tips to guide and drivers.
Above services shall be tailored in accord with your choice.