Amazing Putao Adventure 04 days

Routing: Putao - Namkhan village- Mularshide-Putao

Best Highlights of the tour


  • Start up trekking with breathtaking of mountainous areas
  • Jeep riding to Malikha River one of thousand sources of giant Irrawaddy River
  • Visit Kaungmulone Pagoda with over 2000 years old
  • Go and see Rawan, Lizu and Shan villages on the way of trekking
  • Trekking to Machanbaw, the last administrative area of north Myanmar
  • Visit Mularshide Lizu village, the first place touch by Christian in North
  • Enjoy sunset at Malikha suspension bridge
  • Getting relax excursions to not miss the highlights of Yangon
The itinerary will take you to Putao, one of the most pristine and prominent site in Burma (Myanmar), doing some adventurous activities from elephant camp, trekking, bird watching as well as interacting with the ethnic local people. Memorably enjoy the fresh air of the mountainous area before getting back the the busy buzy life is also a great experience of the tour.

Day 01: Arrive in Putao
Upon arrival, we will transfer you to Putao Trekking Guest house.
Late afternoon trek to Panhline and Hokho Shan villages is the first in Putao region. Around the vicinity of Putao fills with some Shan villages and amongst them Phanhline is the biggest with the beauty a lot. The time seizing the sunset at Sutaungpyi Stupa on the mountain of Mr. Harez force is valuable like that of sweet dinner and night stay.

Day 02: Putao-Nankhan
Commence with the visit to colorful morning market to detect the way of life of the different tribes in northern Myanmar which can be recorded by photos. The breakfast is followed by the trip of one hour distance to Htawadan Village, 12 miles far away from Putao, by jeep. The jeep riding is ended on the bank of Malikha River, one of the famous small rivers of great Ayeyarwaddy, and to get to the other side is by a small boat. The onward trekking is started there. Sightseeing on the way: Kaungmulone Pagoda, with the age of over 2000 years on the eastern bank of the small river, and unusual spirit images around the stupa. Another 5 mile walk is to a very green and carpet-like clean village named Nankhan Village. Go and see Rawan, Lizu and Shan villages on the way. Evening leisurely sightseeing around the village, Nankhan, the biggest one around Putao, make you absorb the experience from watching the genuine way of life of the Rawan people.
 
Day 03: Nankhan village- Mularshide-Putao
The 4 hour trek in the fresh morning air is the beginning of the leisurely tour line-up. The distance is about 7 miles from Nankhan Village heading to Machanbaw, the last administrative town in northern Myanmar. Along the river while trekking, the pleasant and unforgettable feeling stems from the sightseeing of some villages of Rawan and Lizu people. Kachin styled Shan noodle, made of rice and some vegetables and fish, introduces you a new taste during lunch at a small traditional restaurant in Machanbaw. The famous stone dragon is also a ‘must’ site at the view point. After crossing the river by the Malikha suspension bridge, proceed to Mularshide Lizu village by one and a half drive. Being not only the biggest Lizu village but the first place to have a touch with Christianity in northern Myanmar, the village has the first church and Sunday school in the region which is good to see. The delightful sunset is at the Mularshide suspension bridge before dinner.
 
Day 04: Putao-Departure
Enjoy seeing the colorful market under the rising sun in the dense mist. Take a good chance for local breakfast, such as trying snacks and noodle, at a small restaurant in the market before flight to your next destination.
Accommodation: Not available
Meal: Breakfast
Group size Price guide (USD/person)
1 - 2 Person (s)
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Services and Activities included:

1. Tour start and ends at Putao Airport - Myanmar
2. You will be escorted by private English speaking guides. (Not throughout ).
3. Your car is private with air-conditioning.
4. Meals are daily breakfasts and 01 welcome dinner
5. Entrance fees where requested.
6. Your accommodation are twin sharing, 3 star standards
7. This tour is subject to single supplement if requested
8. Trip price valid until 31 December 2014. Traveling on Christmas Eve and New Year Eve may subject to surcharge


Note: Myanmar Now is changing day by day since our country opens, the price of the tour may change at the visiting time. Please feel free to contact us for price while proceeding with the tour.

Tour Exclusions:

Visa arrangement, Drinks when you are travelling, personal expenses and others not mentioned

Best time to go this tour
Period for best enjoy: Putao trekking season is between November and May, mostly clear skies, warm during the day and cool mornings and evenings. Temperature steadily decreases between late December and early February. Average temperature would be between low 4/10 and high 22/30 degree Celsius but could drop steadily up to freezing up in the mountains.
Period for best value: remain time of the year when is considered as low season and you can enjoy discounts and offers. Please note:
From March to May is dry season. In semi-dessert areas such as Mandalay or Bagan, they can be very hot, but other higher areas such as Inle lake, weather is still cool and comfortable
From June to September is monsoon season. In coastal regions, like Yangon, and hilly places, such as Inle lake, you may be caught by heavy, sudden rains but in Mandalay or Bagan it hardy sees rainfall during this time

Physical rating of this tour: 4 stars
These trips are a relaxing break. You don't have to worry about doing anything physically demanding unless you want to.
Some easy physical activities included in your trip. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the journey.
it will raise your heartbeat. Some moderate physical activities such as several walking in fairly distance are included. A good level of fitness is required
Be prepared for some serious physical activity. The majority of activities included on this trip will be challenging. The fitter you are, the more you'll enjoy your holiday.
Our highest physical rating. Get ready for a heart-pumping adventure with plenty of challenges and some extreme conditions. You'll be required to be seriously fit for this trip as difficult activities are included.
For the trek on this trip the general rule is you will need to be very fit and the more preparation you have done for it, the more you will enjoy it. You will be walking with your day pack, with the possibility of extreme variations in temperature. We recommend that you undertake regular aerobic exercise in the months before you travel, particularly if you are not in the habit of regular exercise. Doing mountain walks or climbing long stair cases with a pack is good preparation (try putting a few bricks in your pack for real training). Walking, jogging, swimming or riding a bike are all good ways to increase your aerobic fitness, which will allow you to enjoy the trek to its fullest.

Meals introduction
While traveling with us you'll experience the vast array of wonderful food available in the world. To give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat, generally not all meals are included in the trip price. This also gives you more budgeting flexibility. As a rule our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There's no obligation to do this though.

Meals included and additions: 
05 breakfasts and 01 dinner included
Meals additions to this tour: 10US$/person (lunch) and 12US$/person (dinner) or total: 98US$/person

Important notes
ACCOMMODATION IN MYANMAR:
As tourism infrastructure is starting to develop, you may find the accommodation standards to be lower than in other Asian countries. Since Burma has recently become a popular tourist destination, pricing is also inflated due to demand, and at times our hotels can change as bookings are bumped by hotels charging a higher price to other travellers. Please be patient with any last minute hotel changes, and please be aware that often although the price of the accommodation is quite high due to demand, some hotel standards can be quite basic. Especially, you can enjoy homestay for night time if you start your Putao trekking. The friendly host will welcome you with local meals and historical stories.

CLOTHES AND FOOTWEAR:
Should be lightweight, dry quickly, and provide insulation. A properly thick sweater or long sleeve shirt will be ideal for the evenings when temperatures decline significantly. It is wise to prepare waterproof pants and gloves for long and deep hiking. Lightweight hiking boots or good quality running shoes are strongly recommended for low land trekking. A set of good quality splash pants and jacket are essential to keep you dry and warm all the time.

Passports and Visas 
It is each traveler's responsibility to have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the date of travel and a visa if required. Please check whether your nationality in Myanmar Visa exemption list, otherwise you do need to have your VISA done before going. Please check the information at our Myanmar Visa guide for specific. 

Cell Phones & Calling Cards 
You may wish to carry a cell phone while traveling. Check with your cell phone provider if your phone will work in the destination(s) you are visiting. Myanmar service is dominated by the GMS technology standard, while some of the world such as U.S uses the incompatible CDMA standard. We suggest that you should check carefully or you may incur high international roaming fees. 
However, the SIM card in Myanmar is not very popular and still quite expensive. You may need to check with your service providers for roaming fees when taking tours to Myanmar
When dialing a number from one country to another, you should proceed as follows: dial your country's Exit Code + destination Country Code + Phone Number. Country Code of Myanmar is 95
 
Wireless Internet Access 
Passengers traveling with WiFi enabled devices (such as a personal computer, smartphone, tablet, or digital audio player) may be able to connect to the internet via a wireless network access point (or hotspot). WiFi access in hotels and/or cruise lines often involves a fee which, in some cases, can be very expensive. 
Please ask your hotel receptionist to avoid unexpected charges.
 
Credit Card Usages and Currency 
Myanmar’s national currency, the kyat (pronounced chat, and abbreviated K) is divided into the following banknotes: K1, K5, K10, K20, K50, K100, K200, K500 and K1000. Travellers should ensure they arrive in Myanmar with their entire travel budget in US dollars, as ATMs are still very hard to come by (although this may change)
For credit/debit cards, surprised tourists in Yangon found themselves helpless when trying to use them. However, a couple of high-end hotels in Yangon and Mandalay are able to accept credit cards, and sometimes give cash back. This is done via a processing system linked outside the country, Singapore or Vietnam, and is at the mercy of internet connections
  
Trip Preparation 
A little pre-planning can make your trip go a lot smoother. Several weeks before your trip, make a list of what you will need to take with you. Make sure your personal documents (passports, visas, driver’s license) are in order and that you have enough prescription medications to last through the trip. We suggest that you make photocopies of passports, visas, personal ID and any other important travel documents and pack them separately from the originals. Pack a list of medications including dosage and generic names. 
If you lose the originals while traveling, you'll have copies for easier reporting and replacement. You may consider bringing a small supply of over the counter medications for headaches and/or anti-diarrhea pills. We recommend that you pack a portable alarm clock. Avoid placing valuables such as cameras in your checked luggage.

Tour at Glance

Trip Duration:

4 days 3 nights


Activity:

Culture Tour, Hiking, SightSeeing, Trekking, Moutain Climbing, Homestay,


Group size:

Min: 2

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Max: 12


Transportation:


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  • Day by Day Program:


    Day 01: Arrive in Putao
    Day 02: Putao-Nankhan
    Day 03: Namkhan village- Mularshide-Putao
    Day 04: Putao - Departure

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