The Western Mountains Region in Myanmar is a fringe of the Himalayas with a generally tropical climate, which is the best for hiking and trekking. And the best place of all region is Putao, the heavenly kingdom for nature lovers. Putao is the only place Japan did not occupy in Burma It is the last administrative town of northern Myanmar and stays as a diffident cultural zone of the country.
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DAY 1: YANGON ARRIVAL (-/-/D)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport by evening flight transfer to restaurant for Dinner at local restaurant and overnight Yangon.
DAY 2: YANGFON – PUTAO (B/L/D)
Upon arrival at Putao airport, you are welcomed and transferred to the downtown which lies in a flat valley, jumping-off point for trekkers who want to explore the wildlife sanctuaries, region’s deep forests, and snow-capped mountains. After freshening up at a local restaurant, check in for your accommodation.After taking rest, enjoy a scenic drive to Mularshide. Afterward, we walk on the beautiful bridge over. From the bridge, you see crystal ice white water reflected the snowy mountain on the rocky river “ Mular”. Watching on a stone of river, bamboo-rafting men on the river, kind fisher and sweet sound of the river take you to be in the nature.
Dinner is served at a local restaurant and proceed to Shankaung village for the night.
DAY 3: SHANKAUNG VILLAGE – MT. SHANKAUNG – PUTAO (B/L/D)
Breakfast under the rising sun, we start trekking on the shoulder of Mt.Shankhaung which is famous for its evergreen jade mine and rain forest. It is the best activity that gives you wildlife experiences and feeling of nature. The trek to the reach of Mt.Shangaung with the distance about 10 km takes about 4 hours. The first 9 Km is straight up along the trail winding up to the peak of the mountain. After lunch, enjoy the panoramic view of the Putao at the top of the mountain, the trail goes down with 9 km to the village on the same trail back. On arrival at the village, take your leisure at Rawan house near a small rocky river. In the evening, come back to Putao and enjoy life-night at hotel in Putao.
DAY 4: PUTAO MARKET – KAUNGMULONE PAGODA – MANHKUK VILLAGE – BOAT TRIP (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, explore Putao Morning Market and stroll around the town to enjoy the way of life of local people. After a leisure morning of sightseeing, we visit Kaungmulone Pagoda which stands on the bank of the Malikha River and famous as the most reverent place of the northern Burma. We enjoy the scenic drive and visit Mankuk andNankhanvillages on the way to Mularshide, a small administrations town. In the evening, take a boat trip to Nat Island, a tiny island standing on the Malikhariver. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: PUTAO – YANGON (B/L/D)
On the last day, we visit the local market in the early morning and have breakfast at a local restaurant. After that, visit Hakaborazi and Phoneganrazi national parks and wildlife education center. Then you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, lunch at the local restaurant and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY 6: DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast at hotel, enjoy at leisure before the departure. Then transfer to Yangon International airport for your departure flight.