What are the overnight
facilities in Putao?
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, dinning area and common area offers
recreation and relaxation.
What are the overnight facilities during the
This program involves village house and local
home stay. At village house facilities come with
basic western toilet, mattress, pillow and
blanket. With a local home stay we choose a
suitable home in a village. Night will then be
spent in candle light and wood fire and toile
will be local squat type. Limited amount of hot
water will be supplied on request for face wash
in every morning.
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 3 to 5 walking
hours per day. Day normally starts at 8 or 9 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?
This program focuses more on cultural and ethnic
value thus your trail going across many tribal
activities. Also there will be plenty of bird
life, butterflies and other exotic flora to view
How fit do I have to be? This program is graded as "Moderate" 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. Program 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
What about meal?
A hot breakfast usually is served around 7- 8
am, lunch usually is simple, light and serve
during mid day. 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.