7 days Trekking to the last village on the north west point of northern Myanmar is one of the most popular best selling trekking trip in Putao. It is suitable for any travelers who want to try a moderate trekking trip.This tour is combination of tribe villages sightseeing and natural beauty of wild animals with flora and fauna. We do recommend this trip for any trekker who wants to make moderate grade trekking in Myanmar Himalaya. Trekking and hiking among the beautiful forest mount, enjoy the nature of wild animal, observe the way of life of mountain people will be main attraction on this trip. As demanding trip, we would like to suggest you to make this trip if you have a time for a week trekking in Putao even you have no mountain trekking experiences.
Tour Code : MT : 008 Grade : Moderate Trekking ( soft adventure trekking ) Trip Duration : 7 days / 6 nights Duration on trek 5 days trekking and hiking Max. Altitude : 6000 ft Average trekking hour per day and distance: It will be about 6 to 7 trekking hours and 9 to 11 miles per day. Recommend max group site : 14 Pax Fitness : This trekking trip is recommended for any trekkers who have experiences in trekking or not.Long trekking and soft hiking on the forest hillwill make you to be tire on day time. So we do recommend that you should be fit for this 5 day trekking trip. Time for the trip: From October to April are recommended, the best time will be on November, December, January and February. Weather Info: October to April will be hot in the day time but it will be cold in the early morning and late evening. It will be 20oC- 25oC at day time and 0oC to6oC at night time normally. It will be about -2o to -10oc at the night of last 2 camps. June to September will be rain. Accommodation: 6 nights at local houses in the village.We will provide good sleeping bags and mattresses at the villages and in the tent. Bathrooms/shower on trek: Bathroom is available at all villages but not real shower. We do arrange to take a bath and watching the cloth in a private place at village house. All night-stop-villages are located on the bank of the small rivers, most of our previous guests enjoy their watching the clothes and taking bath on the small river. Meals info: All meals are included in your package.Lunch box is recommended for whole day trekking. Baggage We do recommend a medium site day back bag for your essential medicine, camera, water, rain cover and etc. Our porters will carry all of your big baggage in which includes all of your personal gears, clothes and etc. But you should pack just essential thing for your trekking days. We do request to leave all rest things do not need for your trekking at our Putao office or at the first village. We will keep all of these in our main locker at our office in Putao. Notice : Sand fly and leached will be found on your trekking in lowland, especially on the first and last 3 days. It could be rain on trekking days ( 10 % ). Most of the trekking time will be in the rain forest mountain. Three days will be open trek among pine forest area.
Day 1: Arrival at Putao– Shangaung village (L/D)
Upon arrival at Putao airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to Putao which 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. After a brief fresh up at a local restaurant, we shall take a jeep or truck depending on the group size to upper Shangaung village with the distance 17 km which takes us about one hour. Shangaung is one of the big villages on the vicinity of Putao inhabitant of both Lisu and Rawan tribes. Dinner and overnight at Shangaung Village.
Day 2: Shangaung – Wasandum( Trek) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, the adventure trail starts as trek to Wasan6dum village with the distance 20 km which takes us about 7 hours trek through Mt. Shangaung at 1362 meters. First 10 km will be straight up along the trail winding up to the top of Mt.Shangaung from then trail goes all the way down to Wasandum. This will be the testing journey for you as the trail have to ascend from 915 meters up to 1362 meters. Wasandum is a small Rawan village situates by Namro creek. Upon arrival, check in at the a village house and for those who wish to wash up may go to Namro creek to do so with crystal clean water. Dinner and overnight will be at the village house.
Day 3: Wasandum –Awadum– Ziyadum (Trek) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will headed to the village for today destination at Ziyadum, through relatively flat land with just few of ups and downs. At first we cross Namro Creek to Awadum with the distance 7.4 km which takes us about 3 hours. Awadum is mainly inhabited by Lisu and separate in to two by a large paddy field. Here we cross a suspension bridge that spans Namlang creek to Kalang village with the distance 4.8 km which should takes us about 1.5 hours. We continue trek to Ziyadum village with the distance 6.4 km which takes us about 2 hours through deep evergreen forests. Ziyadum, situate at altitude of 3440 ft, 1048 meters is the most northwestern and last frontier village in Putao region, mainly resident are Rawan tribes. It is recommended to visit Ziya creek for a fantastic sunset view with a blazing SnowMountains in the west which spark in to steady flowing Ziya creek. Dinner and overnight at a village house in Ziyadum village will serve you local experiences.
Day 4: Ziyadum – Chaungzone – Ziyadum (Trek) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, beyond the last village trek will start with a 9.6 kilometers walk to Chaungzone camp, taking around 3 hours. The journey first crosses over Phangran creek by suspension bridge then traverse an evergreen forest with slightly undulating tracks. All of you will be in the dense forest to enjoy the nature. Lunch will be on the bank of the rocky river. After taking your leisure time at Chaungzone which is beautiful place of two small creeks meet to become Namyanrive, we will beck to the village. All of you will have good time in the last village to enjoy the nature and culture. Standing on the bank of the Ziyarriver and lying in the valley of every green forest mountains, Ziyar village will give you authentic natural and cultural beauties of northern Myanmar. Dinner and overnight will be at the same place.
Day 5: Ziyadum – Kalang – Wasundum (Trek) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, start trek to Kalang village for about 3 hours. It lines between ever green forest and with cristal ice water river. Visiting inside the villages houses will show you authentic way of life of the mountain tribes. Enjoy the village sightseeing and early lunch in Kalang. After lunch, you will cross over suspension bridges at Awadum and passing through under lush evergreen forest. It is one of the photogenic places on your trip. In the late afternoon, you will arrive at Wasundum village again. Dinner and overnight will be at the traditional house at Wasundum village.
Day 6: Wasundum –Shangaung (B/L/D) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will resume the journey to Shangaung village. The trek goes challenging uphill to the plateau of Mt. Shangaung, before rapidly downhill to Shangaung. This evening we will celebrate a farewell dinner with our fellow group members, including leaders, porters, and commemorate the experience that you’ve shared for the past 9 days in this unique part of the world. Dinner and overnight will be at the same village house in Shangaung village.
Day 7: Shanguang – Putao – Mandalay / Yangon (B)
In the early morning, transfer back to Putao to visit the morning market and have breakfast at a local restaurant. Then, transfer to airport for your domestic flight to Yangon or Mandalay. If time permitted, you will visit one of the local villages to observe daily lifestyle of local people.
Tour package price :
Based on twin share accommodation in united state dollars.
Tour Code Tour cost per pax based on USD 1 2 3 4 5 6 MT : 008 1750 1450 1100 950 850 800
All of the above mention pricing will validity form 1st Oct, 2016 to 31st May 2017. This pricing is just only for your private tour. If you want to combine with other, the price will be much lower than as mention.We offer optional Putaosightseeingand additional nights at a hotel or guest house in Putao just for our own clients.
Domestic flight fare will be as follow :
Flight Sectors One way ticket pricing Myintkyina – Putao/Putao -Myintkyina 75$ Mandalay – Putao/Putao – Mandalay 130$ Yangon –Putao/Putao-Yangon 195$
All of the above mention rate will effective from 1st Oct 2016 to 31st March 2017.
35 US / tent for your whole trip
Additional Night in Putao
One night accommodation at Hotel Putao is 125 USD / 120 USD per room ( Double / Single )
One night accommodation at a guest house is 75 USD / 40 USD per pax per room ( Double / Single )
- Official licensed English Speaking tour leader who had already passed international first aid trainee course
- A local leader who speaks local language and had been many times to your destination
- Cost of all porters who will carry your properties your trek
- All accommodation as mention in the detail itinerary
- All camping facilities and all meals on trek
- Free drinking water throughout the trek
- All private vehicles in Putao
- Travel permit
What’s not included
- Travel insurance
- Domestic flight to Putao
- Visa fees
- All beverages
Flight exclusive trekking holidays:
We show only flight exclusive package rate on this website based on our experiences. Some of our clients want to buy the air ticket on their own or from their agent. On the other site, they want to take flight from their preferred destinations; Myintkyina, Mandalay or Yangon. We offer the best airfare rate just for our clients.
Based on twin share room at hotel and guest house in Putao:
Although hotel accommodation at Putao is offered for your additional night in Putao, we do recommend to stay at local guest houses in Putao to support local people as our mission. All guest houses mention in the web are belong to local community. Staying at one of these two guest house will support local people by promoting responsible tourism in Putao. If you prefer to stay at a guest house, the price will be lower again. For luxury tours and traveler, we offer hotel Putao and Malikha lodge.
All the prices mention on our website are correct at the time of mention. And also, the prices may be vary without any notice. But we never change any pricing after making the confirmation of the tour. For our partner and tour operators, we never change the prices ofone year in advance contract.
Important notes for the booking procedure of your trekking trip
We would like to request all of our clients to book this tour at least 90 days prior or more to your arrival date to Myanmar. Less than 90 days will be on request and subject to available of our professional tour leader and accommodation.
Increasing tourist arrival in Putao, you will need to book your tour and flight tickets in advance as early as you can.
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