Delight of Putao and Machanbaw

8 Days
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What's included

Putao , Yangon Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Return Location
Additional Information
Total cycling hour for whole trip: approx-12 hours
Price includes
  • Accommodation in single twin share room
  • Local knowledgeable guide in most part of tour
  • Unlimited bottled water
Price does not include
  • Meals, unless expressly states
  • Medical insurance and Travel Insurance
  • Other International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Visa arrangements
Useful Bag,Refill not landfill bottle,1 local sim card and 1 GB data for each traveler:


  • Experience unique amazing landscape with green nature and ice capped mountain, near Mt. Hkakabo Razi
  • Discover uncrowded authentic village with local people and delicious organic food
  • Enjoy light cycling activities along uncrowded village, peaceful nature and clean river


Let us bring you closer to the culture of Myanmar on this spectacular 7-day trip. Wake up to views of snow-capped mountains and spend your days delving into the rich history of the Kachin tribes. Immerse yourself in nature as you cycle though local markets and along breathtaking rivers. When you’ve done enough cycling, stretch your legs on an unforgettable trek through local rice paddies and bamboo groves and unwind with the wind in your hair sailing down the bountiful Ayarwaddy river. Surely a trip you will never forget.


Service Level     :  Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; comfortable public and private transport”

Travel Style        :  Active

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Physical Rating : Light (2/5) 
Minimum Age    : 6+



Yangon airport -Hotel-Yangon sightseeing by Private car

Yangon hotel-Yangon airport by Private car

Yangon airport-Putao airport-Yangon  by Flight

Putao airport-Putao hotel-Putao airport by Private car


  • Tour Plan
  • Day 1 - Meal ( / / )
  • Day 2 - Meal (B/ / )
  • Day 3 -Meal (B/L/D)
  • Day 4 -Meal (B/L/D)
  • Day 5 -Meal (B/L/D)
  • Day 6 - Meal (B/L/D)
  • Day 7 - Meal (B/ / )
  • Day 8 - Meal (B/ / )
Day 1 - Meal ( / / )

Welcome Yangon

  • Yangon airport to hotel (17 Km) 17-25 mins

Enjoy a personal meet and greet on your arrival into Yangon airport. Hand over your baggage and relax as our professional driver gets you safely to your hotel.

Unpack, take a shower and do some exploring. Enjoy this free day at your own leisure.


Day 2 - Meal (B/ / )


Pack your day bag because this morning our experienced guide will pick you up at your hotel ready to explore all that Yangon has to offer. As the buzzing capital city of Myanmar, get ready to be immersed into a day of cultural exploration.

First up is the Shwedagon Pagoda. One of Myanmar’s most famous religious points of interest, its spectacular golden stupa is more than 2500 years old. After our visit to the pagoda, we will continue on to the Chaut Htat Kyi, better known as the reclining Buddha. Laying at 66 meters (217 ft) long and having feet carved with over 108 traditional symbols, the reclining Buddha is the largest in Myanmar and guarantees to impress.

After working up an appetite with our morning of sightseeing, lunch will be served in a hand selected, local restaurant where we can sample delicious native cuisine such as Burma Kachin, Shan and Kayah.

Following our delicious lunch, we will head into the center of Yangon where we can experience the Bogyoke Aung San Market. Home to the city’s largest selection of Burmese handicrafts, the market presents a splendid shopping opportunity.

Once we’re all shopped out, we will move on to downtown. The perfect spot to appreciate the city’s sprawling colonial style buildings and City Hall. We will venture over to the fascinating Sule Pagoda before a casual and enjoyable stroll through Mahabandoola Park. The Strand Hotel will be a pleasant afternoon coffee break and time to wind down.

Sunset this evening is bound to be unforgettable. We will head to one of Yangon’s best viewpoints, the Botahtaung Pagoda and Jetty. Here you can relax, take in the fresh air and be mesmerized by the stunning views as the sun sets over Yangon’s river.

Overnight at your comfortable Yangon hotel.

Day 3 -Meal (B/L/D)

Yangon to Putao

  • Yangon to Putao by Flight- (3 hrs 30 mins)

Enjoy your delicious hotel breakfast before your transfer to Yangon Airport to catch a flight onto Putao Airport.

From touch down in Putao, you can expect first class service with a pick up from our experienced driver to your hotel.

Welcome to the Kachin State! Putao is situated 1499 ft above sea level and in the far north of Myanmar. Descendant from the eastern Himalayan region, it lies deep inside a flat valley. With an abundance of forests, wildlife, sanctuaries and snow-capped mountains, it’s a good job today is free to enjoy at your leisure. Our experienced guide is happy to help you and offer suggestions.

Dinner and overnight stay in your comfortable Putao hotel.

Day 4 -Meal (B/L/D)


  • Total cycling hour-approx : 4 hours

This morning we will seize the day with an early morning walk to Putao market to shop as the locals do before returning to the hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast we will jump on our bicycles, the best way to explore Putao! Our destination is the local fisherman boat for a relaxing sail down the Malikha River to Fairy Island. On our way we will cycle through the vast and beautiful plains of Putao, along the pebbled road to Naungkhine. Once we board our boat, enjoy the lush tropical forests and surrounding high reefs. Relax and feel the benefits of being in some of Myanmar’s most stunning wilderness.

As we return to the jetty, we will cross a beautiful bridge as we make our way into Machanbaw town for our local, market lunch stop.

Once refueled we will continue our journey down the Malikha river bank to Namkam. Located at the bottom of the Namhti mountain range and covered in rich flora and fauna lies the large Rawan village. We will take time here to explore the culture of the people, meet locals and really delve into rural Myanmar life.

Next, we will relax and spend some quiet time at the famous religious site of Kanugmulon Pagoda. Said to be one of the 84000 pagodas built by Thiri Dhamma Thawka, the great king, the site is of significant religious importance.

On our drive back to Putao, we will take the thrilling route over the suspension bridge across Malikha River.

Dinner and overnight at your comfortable Putao hotel.

Day 5 -Meal (B/L/D)


  • Total cycling hour-approx : 4 hours

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before we begin a satisfying morning walk through Putao market and on to Lonsut village. Early morning is the best time to appreciate this beautiful region and its people. We will pass through rice fields and into Namhtun creek where we can rest and enjoy a stunning view over Putao valley.

Today’s journey will then take us through beautiful bamboo groves and onto Hopaing Shan village where we will be sure to stop for an educational visit at the Buddhist Monastery. Be ready to be welcomed by the smiling, friendly faces of typical Shan villagers.

On our return walk through Namhtun Creek we will have the option to stop into Lisu Village before walking on to Paneling Hkamti Shan Village. Here we will have the unique experience of visiting Mahamuni Image and a few other local attractions.

Putaung Shan Village will be our next stop. Reached through rice fields and beautiful gardens, we will have the pleasure of visiting the small Buddhist Shrine. Enveloped by a backdrop of the Blue Mountains, the small Buddhist Shrine is truly mesmerizing.

Later we will return to Putao.

Dinner and overnight and your comfortable Putao hotel.

Day 6 - Meal (B/L/D)


  • Total cycling hour- approx : 4 hours

Let’s kick start today with a 13 km bike ride to Mulashidi Lishu village. We will enjoy the local markets on the way before arriving in Mulashidi, meaning “the village stands in the thatch field along Mula River”. Over 50 years since it was built by the missionary, we will have the once in a life time opportunity to walk around this unique village. Not forgetting the opportunity to marvel at the scenery from the Mulashidi suspension bridge towering over Mula River.

We will navigate our way through grapefruit, Washington naval, vlincha orange, ruby orange, king orange, king mandarin and american lime on our way to visit a must-see church before stopping for lunch.

After lunch we will enjoy an uphill trek to the Yekyawdi. We will savor the walk and relish in the spectacular views along the wildlife lined, tranquil Mula river.

Late afternoon we will return to Putao. Tonight’s dinner will be served in a selected local restaurant.Our professional driver will ensure your safe return for overnight in your Putao hotel.

Day 7 - Meal (B/ / )

Putao to Yangon

  • Putao to Yangon (3 hrs 30 mins) 

Enjoy this last day in Putao at your leisure. Take your time to relax and explore the city before a comfortable drive to Putao airport for your onward flight to Yangon. We will ensure your safe return to your hotel before delving into our fare-ware dinner and culture show Karaweik Royal Barge this evening. What better way to spend dinner than floating around Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake on a bird shaped barge?

Overnight at your comfortable Yangon hotel.

Day 8 - Meal (B/ / )

Yangon Departure

  • Hotel to Yangon airport (17 Km) 17-25 mins

 Enjoy your final explorations of Yangon or simple relaxation at your hotel before it’s time to say farewell.

Our professional driver will ensure you a safe journey back to Yangon International Airport to conclude your tour.

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Bursting onto the South East Asia travel scene over the past few years is the stunning city of Yangon. Nestled on the bustling banks of the Yangon River and boasting a charming colonial Downtown, and infinite opportunities for adventure, Yangon has something for everyone. Immerse yourself in culture at the unmissable Shwedagon Pagoda and marvel at the fascinating Kyauk taw Gyi. Take a break and enjoy a relaxing afternoon cooling down at the breath taking Kandawgyi Lake.   Read more
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1.Full-Body Massage Experience in Yangon (34 per pax)

Close your eyes, relax and let us take good care of you with a therapeutic traditional Thai and Burmese body massage to deeply revitalize your entire body with remedies that incorporates acupressure techniques pressed and kneaded by expert palms.A full-body massage shows that the therapist will massage your entire body throughout a therapeutic massage lasting at the very least 90 minutes.This fascinating treatment provides physical and spiritual renewal with pressure points applied to effectively stimulate natural self-healing.

2.Sunset Cruise in Yangon (40 USD per pax)

Duration-2 hours

Enjoy views of Yangon, and Sunset dinner in the very heart of the city—the River Yangon itself. Cruise along the river and watch the city light up, dine on tasty BBQ Chicken, BBQ Sauce, Fried Mix-Vegetable, Fried Potato and mineral waters. Rounding off the experience will be a cool, tropical breeze and making this a simply unforgettable occasion.

3.Yangon Dinner Cruise (40 per pax )

Duration- 2 hours

Yangon Dinner Cruise is the perfect way to finish your day, combining a cruise on a boat ride, through the heart of this great city, with a delicious sit-down dinner. It is the ideal way to cruise along the Yangon River.

.Buffet Dinner (non-religion), Drinking water and Welcome Juice.

Cruise Time in Winter-5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Cruise Time in Summer-5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

4.Museum Tour of Yangon (100 USD per pax)

Yangon is home to some of the largest and most interesting museums. Yangon Itineraries for Museum Lovers – How to spend in Myanmar’s best museums.For those of you who love to spend your holidays strolling through some of the finest museums Yangon has to offer, here is a suggested itinerary for your visit.

At 09:00 am you will meet and greeted by your professional guide at your hotel in Yangon to start a full day tour by private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the Bogyoke Aung San Museum; final residence of the founder of modern Myanmar, with exhibits on his life and personal possessions. Your guide will show you around the house and explain about General Aung San.Then you will proceed to U Thant House Museum. U Thant lived there in the 1950s before leaving to serve as Burma’s Permanent Representative to the UN in 1957. It is used as a museum to U Thant’s life and works as well as a public event center since 2014.You spend there about 1 hour by listening the explanation about U Thant from your tour guide. Enjoy the lunch at local restaurant.Then our next visit will be National Museum-is a treasure chest of priceless stone inscriptions, documents, carvings, paintings and a host of other artifacts that testify to the ancient culture and civilization of the Myanmar people. We visit around National Museum about 2 to 3 hours and we will transfer back to your hotel.

Note – Minimum of people for this tour is 2 people


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Putao Accommodation

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  • Free airport transfer
  • Daily housekeeping

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Free bottled water

Bungalow,the style of Rawang tradition

Dining room with fire-camp

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We will try our best to get hotel displayed here. Due to hotel availability, we will confirm actual hotel name once you book tour.  



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