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A short visit to the extreme North,
Kachin State
 

DAY BRIEF DETAILS OVERNIGHT

Day 1

Arrival Yangon
Day 2 Fly Yangon - Myitkyina Myitkyina
Day 3 Sightseeing Myitkyina Myitkyina
Day 4 Fly Myitkyina - Putao Putao
Day 5 Sightseeing around Putao Putao
Day 6 Fly Putao-Yangon Yangon
Day 7 Depart.

 

Day.1 Morning arrive Yangon. Afternoon drive downtown Yangon to visit some interesting places including the famous Shwedagon Pagoda.

 

Day.2 Morning fly to Myitkyina. Myitkyina is situated besides the Irrawaddy river and is the capital of the Kachin State . Among many local tribes living in Kachin State are Jinghpaw, Rawan, Le-su, La-she, Ma-ru, A-zee, Ka-nan and Kamti-shan.  Jinghpaw is the predominant tribe in Myitkyina. Evening  visit downtown Myitkyina.
Day.3 Morning visit Myitsone, about 30 kilometers from Myitkyina.  Myitsone is the origin of Irrawaddy river and is the confluence of two rivers flowing from the snow-capped mountains of Mae-Kha and Mae-Li-Kha. It is a lovely and interesting place with much to see in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy lunch with fish barbecue on a raft in the river. En-route back to Myitkyina pay an evening visit to Gyo-bon and Kha-Rein-Naw.
Day.4 Morning visit interesting places around Myitkyina. Afternoon fly to Putao. In the evening free and easyto go downtown Putao and meet the smiling faces of the local tribes: Rawan, Le-su and Khamti-shan. Putao, formerly known as Fort Hertz is situated in a very flat and wide valley and is the northernmost district town of Myanmar. At the right time of year you can enjoy an abundance of citrus fruits like Mandarin orange, Pamelo, Grapefruit, Oranges, and Washington orange.

 

Day.5 Morning visit Machanbaw, a small town about 25 kilometers from Putao. Machanbaw is situated beside Ma-Li-Kha river which is one of the main tributaries of the Irrawaddy . Explore Machanbaw and lunch in Gubar Bungalow, built on the bank of the river where scenic views here never fail to impress visitors. En-route back to Putao we visit Mulashedee village the origin of Christianity in this area, .
Day.6 Morning marvel at the views surrounding Putao from the roof top of the hotel and go downtown to buy souvenirs from the small market. After lunch fly back directly to Yangon.

 

Day.7 Morning either explore Yangon and visit places missed earlier or go downtown to buy presents and souvenirs. International departures