Rawang Trails Trekking
4 Days / 3 Nights
Trekking in the far north of Myanmar close to the Indian and Chinese borders. Visit the attractive Putao market often busy with local ethnic tribes. Trek through Rawan villages situated at the bottom of the Namhti mountain range rich with biodiversity of flora and fauna. Continue via smaller villages such as Inwaingbaw and Inbubaw. Machanbaw is a small colonial style town. Visit the attractive Lisu settlement and suspension bridge across the Mula river. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings with a back drop of snow-capped mountains in the distance.
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Day 1. Arrive Putao (-/-/D)
Upon arrival at Putao airport meet with the Putao trekking house's representative and transfer to your hotel. Putao lies in a flat valley, and it is a 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, have a light lunch and take a walk in and around Putao. Dinner and overnight at Putao Trekking House.
Day 2. Putao - Htawadum - Namkham (Jeep/Trek) (B/L/D)
After breakfast visit the attractive Putao market often busy with local ethnic tribes. We then depart by Jeep through the vast Putao plain on pebbled roads to Htawadum in a distance of 14 km which takes us about one hour. Here we cross the Malikha river by long-tailed boat to visit the famous Kanugmulon Pagoda, said to be one of the 84,000 pagodas built by Thiri Dhamma Thawka, the great king. We proceed walking toward Salundum but turn to Nampandum from Lona suspension bridge. From here we continue walking to Namkham in a distance of 5 km which should take us about 3 hours passing through smaller villages such as Salundum and Htrandum. Namkham, a large Rawan village is situated at the bottom of the Namhti mountain range rich with biodiversity of flora and fauna. Named after Hkamti Shan, the name meaning “Golden River” has become the centre of cultivation for the fruits that Father Robert Moss has introduced, thus to date the are is famous for its fruits production. We settle in at our guest house and walk around the village. Dinner and overnight at a local guest house.
Day 3. Namkham - Machanbaw - Mulashidi - Putao (Trek/Jeep) (B/L/D)
After breakfast we start walking to Machanbaw in a distance of 15 km which should take us about 6 hours through relatively low land terrain with occasional ups and downs passing through some smaller villages such as Inwaingbaw and Inbubaw. Machanbaw is a small colonial style town. We visit the so-called "stone dragon" park which should take about 20 minutes' walk and we cross a suspension bridge spanning across Malikha river to Naungkhine where our jeep awaits us and takes us to Mulashidi Lisu village 35 kms away which will take us about one hour. We visit the attractive Lisu settlement and suspension bridge across the Mula river. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings with a back drop of snow-capped mountains in the distance. We return back to Putao and check in at the trekking house.
Dinner and overnight at Putao trekking house.
Day 4. Putao - Departure (B/L/-)
Breakfast and perhaps a last minute shopping at Putao market. Later we transfer to the airport for our onward departure flight to conclude this unique experience.
The itinerary may be subject to change depending on circumstances.
PRICES AND INCLUSIONS
4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS FROM £1,125 per person
based on 2 people travelling together
The price includes:
Twin sharing accommodation in a double/twin room in Putao Trekking House & Village house.
Quality private air-con vehicles & experienced drivers for all transfers and sightseeing.
Experienced English-speaking local guides throughout the tour and porter if necessary.
Meals as stated in the itinerary (B/L/D) = (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner). Clean drinking water.
The price does not include:
Return flights from the UK to Myanmar. Request a quote from us.
Return flights from/to Yangon (approximately US$ 472 per person)
Anything not specifically mentioned above.
Optional tours, camera fees.
Tips to the guide and driver, porters and waiters.
Visa fee for Myanmar.
Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc.
Peak season surcharges
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