What are the overnight facilities in
Putao trekking house operates bungalows
build 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,
dining area and common area offers
recreation and relaxation.
What are the overnight facilities during
This trek involves village houses and tented
accommodation. With village houses,
facilities come with basic western toilet,
mattress, pillow and blanket. Night will be
spent in candle light and wood fire. Limited
amount of hot water will be supplied for
face wash in every morning. With tented
accommodation we provide tents and mattress.
For toilet we choose a decent site and dig a
hole which then be disposed 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 mountains.
How long is an average trekking in a day?
All our treks are designed at 4 to 8 walking
hours per day. Day normally starts at 7 or 8
in the morning follow by breakfast. Lunch
usually is packed and light, followed by 2
to 3 hours more trekking in the afternoon.
We try to reach our destination well before
nightfall in time for fresh up and relax
What will I see on the trek?
The eastern Himalayas are heavily forested,
ranging from dense evergreen tropical into
mix of subtropical in the valleys and
temperate forest with pines mixed temperate
forest, where trees are thickly padded with
moss. This zone is recognizable by its
precipitous ridges with sporadic patches of
silver fir forest and broad, steep alpine
meadows. 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 bird life, butterflies and other exotic
flora and fauna on offer. Several species of
Rhododendron, wild orchids, pine, rattan and
bamboo are indigenous to this region. It's
likely that you may encounter some of the
rare and endangered species birds along your
How fit do I have to be?
This expedition classified as "Extremely
Demanding" and includes longer trekking days
on difficult terrain. Thus suitable for
adventurous and stronger individuals with
physically challenging and more suited to
regular hill-walkers who are used to
extended days and are competent over
difficult terrain. However do not require
technical mountaineering skills or previous
experience. Beside this trek involves some
suspension and make-shift bamboo bridges
which might be challenge to people with
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 altitude?
This is one of our most strenuous
expeditions and will be much more difficult
and challenging with an altitude of 4450
meters which is the highest altitude that we
currently offer this is still below which is
far below the point of altitude sickness.
What about guides?
Unless pre-arranged or specified our
programs are based on English language
What about First aid?
All our guides are qualified in wilderness
first aid, and carry a basic medical first
Is there any age or health limit to
This program is suitable to anyone 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.