|What are the overnight facilities in
Putao trekking house operates bungalows built
identical to local homes in the region using
locally available materials. All rooms come with
attached bathroom, hot and cold shower. Rooms
are secure, lockable with windows offering
scenic view. An elegant lobby includes bar area,
fire place, dinning area and common area offers
recreation and relaxation.
What are the overnight facilities during the
This trek involves with village house, local
home stay, camp and tented accommodation. At
village house facilities come with basic western
toilet, mattress, pillow and blanket. With local
home stay we choose a suitable home in a
village. Camp accommodation come with a hall
under roof and wall. Night will then be spent in
candle light and wood fire, toile will be local
squat type. With tented accommodation we provide
tent and mattress. For toilet we choose a decent
site and dig a hole which then be dispose
properly. When pitching a tent, two clients will
share a tent, unless you have requested and paid
for a single supplement.
What will be the temperature like?
Geographically falls into Eastern Himalayan
region, Putao gets rain round the year. Our
season is between mid-October and mid-May, which
is winter and best tourist season in Putao
region. Although During winter mostly clear
skies, warm days and cool evenings. Temperature
steadily decreases between mid-December and
mid-February. Average temperature would be
between low 4/10 and high 22/30 degree Celsius
but could drop steadily up to freezing up in the
How long is an average trekking in a day?
All our treks are designed at 4 to 6 walking
hours per day. Day normally starts at 7 or 8 in
the morning follow by breakfast. We try to reach
our destination well before nightfall in time
for fresh up and relax before dinner.
What will I see on the trek?
Large parts of the day will be spent under the
towering canopy of ancient rainforest and
temperate cloud forest, or following cascading
mountain streams. At other times there will be
views of snowcapped mountains as we enter open
areas of village habitation. There will be
plenty of exotic flora such as orchid and fauna
such as bird, butterflies and monkeys etc. The
migratory birds like red head crane are to be
seen during spring. Kachin State is generally
covered by numerous types of forests with
thousands of different plant species. The wild
orchids bloom in great profusion in this region.
How fit do I have to be?
This program is graded as "Moderate to
Demanding" and involves some long walk or
strenuous trek ups and downs thus anyone who
leads a moderately healthy lifestyle back home
and is reasonably fit will be able to join in.
Trek involves suspension and make-shift bamboo
bridges which might be challenge to people with
acrophobia. Beside this there is a time that
clients have to cross a small creek with a
dugout or makeshift bamboo raft.
What about meal?
We take care of all catering on your expedition,
you are always welcome to assist if you wish to.
If you have a special dietary requirements then
you will have to advise us at the time of
booking. A hot breakfast will be served around 7
or 8 am, lunch usually is simple, light and
serve during mid-day follow by a short rest.
Dinner will be more extensive featuring pre
dinner snacks and deserts.
What about guides?
Unless pre-arranged or specified our programs
are based on English language guide.
What about First aid?
All our guides are qualified in wilderness first
aid, and carry a basic medical first aid kit.
Is there any age or health limit to
This program is suitable to any one with normal
health and fitness condition. However older
clients or clients with pre-existing medical
conditions may require a doctor’s letter
confirming their fitness for the trip. During
your visit you are under the direction of your
trip leader and he/she has total authority to
determine your suitability to participate.