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12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS MT. PHONGUN RAZI

Towering 11.430 feet (3.485 metres) above the sea situates in the Putao region is the most suitable peak to climb among the many peaks in the region. Generally covered with snow between November and May is about 80 kilometer North West of Putao near Myanmar - Indian border. The remoteness and difficult accessibility of the region has helped to maintain the pristine purity of it forest and eco-systems. The richness of it's biodiversity deserves to be maintained and fostered in the interest of coming generations and present unparalleled opportunities to present-day professionals in the field of zoology, botany, forestry, environmental protection, conservation and ecology as well as hardy eco-tourists and mountaineers who prefer the challenge of a testing back-packing trip in the mountain fastness of Myanmar to a tour of routine attractions in the more accessible urban centers.

MANDALAY - PUTAO - SHANGAUNG - WASUNDUM - AWADUM - ZIYADUM - CHAUNGZONE - LOWER THITPINGYI - UPPER THITPINGYI - KHANTAUTMYIT - SNOW LINE - MT. PHONGUN SUMMIT - KHANTAUTMYIT - THITPINGYI - CHAUNGZONE - ZIYADUM - WASUNDUM - SHANGAUNG - PUTAO - MANDALAY
Day 01 MANDALAY – PUTAO (D)

Upon arrival at Putao airport we will be met by Putao Trekking House's representative and transferred to our lodge. Putao lies in a flat valley, jumping-off point for trekkers who want to explore the region’s deep forests, wildlife sanctuaries and snow-capped mountains etc. Pu...read more

Day 02 PUTAO – SHANGAUNG – WASUNDUM (elevation 1.450 feet (442 metres) to 4.600 feet (1.402 metres), then to 2.850 feet (869 metres) (B, L, D)

Early in the morning we visit attractive Putao market often fills with colorful ethnic minorities. Later we depart by jeep to upper Shangaung, 12 km through the valley across several smaller villages and open fields. Our adventure starts as we get off the jeep and start trek t...read more

Day 03 WASUNDUM – AWADUM – ZIYADUM (elevation 2.850 feet (869 metres) to 3.540 feet (1.079 metres) (B, L, D)

Breakfast and we trek to our today destination at Ziyadum, located at 3.540 feet (1.079 metres) above sea. At first we cross Namro creek to Awadum I (5 km, approx. 2 hour). Awadum is mainly inhabited by Lisu and separate in to two by a large paddy field. From here we walk pass...read more

Day 04 ZIYADUM – CHAUNGZONE– LOWER THITPINGYI (elevation 3.540 feet (1.079 metres) to 4.800 feet (1.463 metres) (B, L, D)

Breakfast and continue trek to Chaungzone (10 km, approx. 3 hour) leaving human inhabitant behind. At first we cross Phangran creek by a suspension bridge and trek through tropical rain forests with slightly ups and downs. Lunch stop and continue trek, cross another suspension...read more

Day 05 LOWER THITPINGYI – UPPER THITPINGYI - KHANTAUTMYIT (elevation 4.800 feet (1.463 metres) to 8.500 feet (2.591 metres) (B, L, D)

Breakfast and continue trek uphill to upper Thitpingyi camp (2½ mile, approx. one hour) along the mule trek. From here we are on the jungle trail through Khantautmyit camp, situates at 8.500 feet (2.591 metres) above sea (5 km, approx. 3 hour). As we traverses further we get o...read more

Day 06 KHANTAUTMYIT – SNOW LINE (elevation 8.500 feet (2.591 metres) to 10.000 feet (3.048 metres) (B, L, D)

Breakfast and we continue trek to snow line, elevation 10.000 feet (3.048 metres) above sea (6½ km, approx. 4 hour) trek depends on camp site location. Trek route will be a challenging one with narrow line however beautiful pine elevation with moist upper deciduous forest yet ...read more

Day 07 SNOW LINE - MT. PHONGUN SUMMIT – KHANTAUTMYIT (elevation 10.000 feet (3.048 metres) to 11.900 feet (3.627 metres), then to 8.500 feet (2.591 metres) (B, L, D)

Breakfast and we prepare ourselves to scale the summit of Mt. Phongun at 11.920 feet (3.627 metres) above sea. The distance is just little over 3½ km, but depending on snow conditions, it could take us anything between 3 to 5 hours. Also the time we could spend at the summit w...read more

Day 08 KHAN TAUT MYIT CAMP – THITPINGYI (B, L, D)

Breakfast and we relax through the morning admiring the fantastic surrounding. After early lunch we trek back to Thitpingyi camp through the trek winding ups and downs with constantly changing topography, flora and fauna. The trek is relatively easy as we will be mostly on mul...read more

Day 09 THITPINGYI – CHAUNGZONE – ZIYADUM (B, L, D)

Breakfast and we shall be heading for Ziyadum passing Chaungzone camp through nice and easy downhill on mule trek. Once we cross Namya creek by suspension bridge we get in to dense evergreen forest and route goes through winding along Phangran creek with ups and downs. Hot sho...read more

Day 10 ZIYADUM – KALANG - WASUNDUM (trek) (B, L, D)

We have a lazy morning to enjoy the site and sounds of this frontier environment. After early lunch we bid farewell to the locals and head back to Wasandum. Here we took a different route which goes through Kalang (6½ km, approx. 2 hour) through primary forests and cross Phang...read more

Day 11 WASUNDUM – SHANGAUNG - PUTAO (B, L, D)

Having left the wilderness behind and returning to the clutches of human civilization. As soon as we start the trek goes challenging trek uphill to the plateau of Mt. Shangaung, before rapidly downhill to Shangaung where our jeep would meets us and takes us back to Putao. Dinn...read more

Day 12 PUTAO – MANDALAY (B, L)

Breakfast and perhaps a second visit to Putao market and further visit in and around Putao with suggestion by our guide. Lunch and afternoon transfer to airport for your flight to Mandalay.

PRICE IN US$ PER PERSON VALID FROM 01.11.2017 - 31.05.2018

 01.11.17-28.02.1801.03.18-31.05.18
1 person4.528,-4.339,-
2 persons3.046,-2.924,-
3 persons2.478,-2.379,-
4 persons2.230,-2.141,
5 persons2.105,-2.021,-
6 persons2.005,-1.925,-
Single supplement198,-190,-

Supplement for German speaking guide: US$ 4.418,- per group
Supplement for Italian- or Spanish speaking guide: US$ 4.274,- per group

12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS MT. PHONGUN RAZI