The capital of Kachin state.
Myitson, 45 km north (about 2 hours
drive) where May Kha and Malikha river join
to form the mighty Aye Yar Wady river;
Carain Naw, a famous viewpoint by the
Aye Yar Wady river in Myit Kyina; and
Praying mountain, famous for the
The biggest wetland eco-system in South East
Asia. It is 172 km north west of Myit Kyina
is the best place for bird watchers. One
night stop at the village is sufficient to
do the bird watching.
3 nights and 4 days trip
could cover this small town Putao and the
surrounding area i.e. (Putao – Machan Baw –
Namkhan – Putao). Suitable for the amateur
trekkers. This trip gives opportunity to
observe the Jing Phaw, Lisu, Rawan and Kanti
1 hr drive from Putao to Machan Baw and one
night stop there. Next day, 11 km soft
trekking from Machanbaw to Namkhan. One
night stop in Namkhan. And by car from
Namkhan to Putao. Night stop in Putao.
Phonkan Razi (3,505 meter):
Situated in Putao township. Among the snow
capped – except in August and September-
mountains in Myanmar, it is the easiest one
The climb up will takes about
7 days, the climb down will take about 5
days. From Yangon to Putao and back to
Yangon will take about another 5 days.
Altogether, it will take about 17 days to 21
days for the whole trip.
This trip is suitable for the
orchid and bird lovers.