Day 01: Yangon – Putao by flight and Putao around sightseeing
Greet at hotel and transfer to airport to fly to Putao. On arrival Putao, our local guide would be ready to greet us and transfer to Putao Lodge hotel. Refreshment, we will visit around Putao to enjoy the scenic view and explore its people unique way of lives by walking around or biking around. You will see its rich biodiversity, flora and fauna and this is the place where very few tourist arrive and visit. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Putao – Mt. Shangaung (1460 meters) and Wasandum (860 meters)
After your soft sleep at hotel and have breakfast at hotel. Our adventure starts by driving on country road up to 17 km of Mt. Shangaung. On the way, be ready your camera to take picture of village’s daily routines, local houses and paddy fields. On arrival to Shangaung village, we start climbing up the winding trail of Mt. Shangaung of 1460 m. On arrival peak, let’s enjoy the panoramic view of Putao and we will enjoy our lunch. From the peak, we will proceed to Wasandum, a beautiful Rawan village at 860 m on the sea level and we can see hornbills and gibbons on the way. We will proceed to Namro creek and will wash up. Overnight at local house and enjoy our simple local lunch.
Note: 8 hours walking and 1.5 hours’ drive
Day 03: Wasandum, Awadum, Ziyadum (1068 meters)
We will be woken by cock crowing repeatedly which is the morning alarm for the villages. Today journey would be cool, flat and shady. From Wasandum to Awadum where is the home of both Lisu and Rawangs and the friendly people are welcoming to visit their home would make us great. We will proceed to Kanlan suspension bridge and we will have lunch. We are not going to cross the bridge and continue to Ziyadam by passing Namlang creek about 2 hours. That would be very interesting to learn more about local there since their way of lives is unique. Overnight at Ziyadum village.
Day 04: Ziyadam – Confluence of Phonyin and Phongran creek – 1st camping 1518 m)
After breakfast, we are going to enjoy the fantastic and marvelous view of snow-capping Mountain surrounding from the bank of Namlang creek. Our journey proceed to confluence of Phonyin and Phongran creek and this part of journey is smooth and flat. Here is exciting time, we have wade to cross the creek with road and sticks. And the rest track of today trip will become narrower and a bit difficult to walk through marsh forest along Phangran creek. Today’s destination is first camp which located by Phangran creek at 1518 meters. You will spend one night in a dormitory style building of 20 ft. × 40 ft. in measurement with zinc roofing. If you arrive at the camp by late afternoon you can go down to the Phangran creek for finishing or washing up.
Day 05: Camp 1 (1518 m) – Camp 2 (2443 m) – Camp 3 (3026 m)
Wake up with the beautiful sounds of the nature_ birds, gibbons and squirrels. Have breakfast and our journey start to camp 2. Today journey will be moderate adventure trek. On arrival Camp 2, enjoy our lunch and proceed to Camp 3 where the flora and fauna are rich and enjoy the nature’s beauty. Overnight at Dormitory style building.
Day 06: Camp 3 – Base Camp (3658 m)
Today route would be the toughest and most challenging of the trip. Right after you have taken your breakfast to set off for today’s destination, Base Camp, the track will be full of rapidly up and down terrain. After a lot of hard and long tiring trekking have been done, we will reach to the base camp which doesn’t have enough space to pitch many tents, it’s impossible to make a fire. Our porter and cook will cook at down the camp where we can build fire. Enjoy your freezing night.
Day 07: Base Camp – Summit (4282 m) – Base Camp
We will have breakfast and climb up to the summit by passing heaving snow passage. If the weather is clear you can enjoy the spectacular view of a beautiful lake down and of snow-capped mountains ranges of the Himalayas, from the peak. You may feel like to spend a few minutes in photographing and enjoy some refreshment. Then return back to the base camp with the same track and spend one more night under canvas. The region abounding in Takin, musk deer and wild goat, you may encounter those endemic wild animals if you are in luck.
Day 08: Base Camp – Camp 3 – Camp 2
Let’s say “Good bye” to the peak and we will walk down to the Camp 3 by passing challenging route up and down terrain to Camp 3 and Have lunch there. Continue to Camp 2, overnight at better sleep facility then last night and basking in the camp fire would be nice which habit of local is.
Day 09: Camp 2 – Camp 1 – Ziyadam
Waken up the sound of nature and enjoy our breakfast at Camp 2. We are going to proceed to Ziyadam by passing Camp 1 where we will have lunch and continue to Phonyin creek and then we will reach to Ziyadam village where we will overnight. And we will be overnight in a village house. If you are lucky, you can enjoy fresh ice-fish caught by the local from glacial Namlang creek
Day 10: Ziyadum – Kalang – Awedum – Wasandum
After breakfast, surely enjoy the glorious and beautiful snow-capped mountains and we will explore the village. We will use different route to Kalang, a beautiful Rawang village, to enjoy the differences of the place and which way is more flat, shady and pleasant to walk. We will have lunch at Awadum and we will continue to our today destination, Wasandum and overnight, dinner at local house.
Day 11: Wasandum – Mt. Shangaung – Putao
The last day of our adventure there. After breakfast, we will walk about half hour to Mt. Shangaung and this route is winding up with alternative low and high terrain up to the vicinity of the peak where the trail rises dramatically. Continue our journey to the twisting trail and have lunch near the stream. We will be greeted by jeep for Putao, there is still adventure there since we are going to pass bad condition road. Take shower at hotel, enjoy your last night at Putao.
Day 12: Putao – Yangon
After breakfast at hotel, we are going to explore the local market and visit around Putao before we are going to airport and fly back to Yangon. On arrival, greet by your driver and transfer to hotel.