Putao Trekking
Yangon – Putao – Yangon

Highlights

  • Go on an elephant trek along and through rivers
  • Enjoy some seriously fun white water rafting
  • Trek to some of the nearby villages, sampling the local food along the way

Flights and transportation/drivers very good, on time, comfortable, efficient, courteous and safe

Day 1 – Arrive - Yangon
You will be met at the airport by our English-speaking guide, and transferred to your hotel in Yangon. Relax and enjoy the comforts of your hotel or take a walk through the bustling streets, the afternoon and evening will be at your leisure. Overnight – Belmond Governors Residence
Day 2 – Yangon – Putao
Wake up early, and enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel, before making your way to Yangon airport. From here, take a flight to Putao, the most Northern town in Myanmar. You will be met here and taken to your magnificent hotel. After check-in, today you will be going on an elephant trek along the Nam Land River, to Yegyawdi village. Enjoy dinner tonight in front of the open fireplace. Overnight – Malikha Lodge
Day 3 – Putao
Today, go on a full day excursion combining gentle rafting from Mulashidi suspension bridge down the Nam Lang to join Malikha river, through its scenic river gorge to a picnic spot. In the afternoon venture downstream in a long boat on the Malikha River through forested hills and past white river beaches, where villagers may often be seen panning for gold until our arrival at the picturesque village of Manchanbaw. Overnight – Malikha Lodge
Day 4 – Putao
For early birds there is also the chance to visit the Putao market, to try a steaming bowl of Shan noodle soup for breakfast. This morning visit Mulashidi village and the Putao Valley to view some of the local villages and learn about life in Myanmar’s most Northern town. In the afternoon, enjoy some leisure time. Take the bicycles for a ride on some of the local roads, or enjoy the spa at your hotel, the choice is yours. Overnight – Malikha Lodge
Day 5 – Putao – Yangon – Depart
Following breakfast, check out of your hotel, and make your way to the airport. The flight back to Yangon will take around 3 hours, at which point you will transfer to the international airport for your flight back home.