MYA T 16: HIMALAYAN FOOTHILLS, 5 days (S)

Putao

 

Day 1              Putao

 

Pick up from the hotel in Putao and walk through Putao and the surrounding area lie above the Tropic of Cancer, in a zone characterized by subtropical, broadleaf, evergreen forest up to 2000m; temperate, broadleaf rainforest from 2000m to 3000m; and evergreen, coniferous and sub alpine snow forest above 3000m. Putao itself is a small, picturesque town also known as Fort Hertz. With good visibility there is a clear view to the surrounding snowcapped peaks. Visit main market and Christian village.

 

Overnight in Putao

 

Day 2              Putao

 

After breakfast, excursion to Mahamuni Paya - one of the very few Buddhist ethnicities in the region: Mulashidin and Mulashidi Suspension Bridge, depending on the time left, there are several villages that may be visited on the other side of the bridge.

 

Overnight in Putao

 

Day 3              Putao

 

After breakfast, excursion to Ma Chan Baw, set against a backdrop of snowcapped mountains, Ma Chan Baw is reached by foot over the Maylihka Suspension Bridge. The Maylihka River itself is one of the two sources of the Irrawaddy. Most of the inhabitants in the area are ethnic Lisu and Rawang. The Gubar Guesthouse commands an excellent view of the surrounding scenery. A short trek to visit Dragon Stone, if time permits trekking to Ethnic Village, follow wide paths through the jungle to other villages with ethnic Lisu and Kachin

 

Overnight in Putao

 

Day 4              Putao

 

After breakfast, transfer to the northwest of Putao. The trek begins where the road ends, at a Lisu Village one hour's drive northwest of Putao. At the foot of mountain range several very good paths pass through otherwise untouched jungle.

 

Overnight in Putao

 

Day 5              Putao

 

After breakfast, morning at leisure and then transfer to the hotel.

 

End of Services    **Note: Itinerary subject to change due to flight schedules.

 

US$

Per pax

1 Pax

2 Pax

3-6 Pax

7-11 Pax

12-15 Pax

16+ Pax

Single

Supplement

Standard

905

540

472

480

354

320

N/A

 

- Valid from 1 Jan 05 to 31 Dec 05

- The above rates are in USD per person base on twin sharing room

- Reduction for 3rd pax in triple room: US$100 for Standard

- The 16th pax is FOC in sharing double room.

 

Hotels

Standard

Putao

Khaka-Bora-Zi Guesthouse 2*
Superior

 

Included services:

- English-speaking guide.

- Meals plan: ABF

- Ground transportation in private A/C vehicle (complimentary cold towels and drinking water).

- Sightseeing incl. admissions fees according to itinerary.

- Accommodation in hotels as mentioned above or equivalent.

 

Excluded services:

- International and domestic airport tax. **Airport tax information**

- Visa fees, drinks, and personal expenses.

 

Remarks:

 

1. Please note that the validity of this quotation includes the Christmas and New Year period. Many hotels could include last minute compulsory meal packages during these festivals. We will inform you of any additional costs, if applicable, as soon as we are notified by the hotels, and will adjust the quotation accordingly.

 

2. Please note that general terms and conditions apply as stated in our Terms and Conditions.

 

 

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