Mt. Phoneyin

Mt. Phoneyin

Tour Info

Mt. Phoneyin, 4220 m, Putao, Kachin State
(12 Days / 11 Nights)

Trip Overview

mt-phoneyinMt. Phoneyin adventure vigorous expedition is designed for any trekker who loves hard trekking and hiking on the nature. Altitude 4220m will give you good experiences of hiking on the snow cap mountain among the pine forest. But you will be evergreen rain forest mostly. Wild orchids, rhododendron, pin e forest, rain forest, medicine plants butterflies, fishes, endemic bird species as tragopans& pheasants, wild animals as Takin, mountain goad, red panda, monkey, gibbon, and etc will be seen on this tour. Sightseeing in the mountain villages is also included. We do recommend this trekking trip for any trekker who loves nature and adventure. Even it is difficult, we offer some young and old trekkers who want to explode a place where a few tourist had been.

 

Information Sheet

Tour Code : TEA 010
Grade : Vigorous Expedition (hard adventure trekking )
Trip Duration : 12 days / 11 nights
Duration on trek 11 days trekking and hiking
Max. Altitude : 4220 m
Average trekking hour per day and distance: It will be about 6 to 7 trekking hours and 9 to 11 miles per day.
Recommend max group site : 4 Pax
Fitness : Being a hard adventure trekking, this expedition is recommend trekkers who have experiences in trekking and hiking. If you have technical mountaineering experiences, it will be better but it is not essential.  Long trekking, hiking in the deep forest and on the snow cap mountain combine with walking on the rocky trail along the river could not be skipped on this tour. So we do recommend that you should be very fit for this trip.
Time for the trip: From October to April are recommended, the best time will be on November, December, January and February.
Weather Info: October to April will be hot in the day time but it will be cold in the early morning and late evening. It will be 20oC- 25oC at day time and 0oC to6oC at night time normally. It will be about -2o to -10oc at the night of last 2 camps. June to September will be rain.
Accommodation: 6 nights at local houses in the village and 5 nights with the tent in the forest. We will provide good sleeping bags and mattresses at the villages and in the tent.
Bathrooms/shower on trek: Bathroom is available at all villages but not real shower. We do arrange to take a bath and watching the cloth in a private placeat village house. All night-stop-villages are located on the bank of the small rivers, most of our previous guests enjoy their watching the clothes and taking bath on the small river.
Meals info: All meals are included in your package.Lunch box is recommended for whole day trekking.
Baggage We do recommend a medium site day back bag for your essential medicine, camera, water, rain cover and etc. Our porters will carry all of your big baggage in which includes all of your personal gears, clothes and etc. But you should pack just essential thing for your trekking days. We do request to leave all rest things do not need for your trekking at our Putao office or at the first village. We will keep all of these in our main locker at our office in Putao. 
Notice : Sand fly and leached will be found on your trekking in lowland, especially on the first and last 3 days. It could be rain on trekking days ( 10 % ). Most of the trekking time will be in the rain forest mountain. Three days will be open trek among pine forest area.
 

To make tour reservation or inquiry for detail information, please Contact Us. One of our experts will get back to you within 24 hours.

 

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Itinerary

Mt. Phoneyin, 4220 m, Putao
(12 Days / 11Nights)

Day 1. Arrival at Putao – Shangaung village

On your arrival at Putao, one of our company representative will picks you up at the airport to the town. After having lunch at a restaurant, you will meet our hiking group to make some briefing for our long trekking and hiking trip to Mt. Phoneyin, 4220m which stands on the border of Myanmar and India. In the late afternoon, shell we take a jeep or truck to Shaung village with the distance 17 km which take us about one hour. Shangaung village is one of the big villages of Lisu and Rawan tribes in the west of Putao. Dinner will be served at the village and we will make a night stop at a local house in the village.

 

Day2. Shangaung village – Wasandum village

After breakfast, the trek in the forested mountain, for about 7 hours, is commenced over Mt. Shangaung at 1360 meters. Today will be a tasting journey to refresh your trekking experiences by 12 miles trekking and hiking. First 3 miles will on flat and straight up for 4 miles to be on the summit. After lunch, the trail will be down to Warsandan Village, a small village placed on the bank of Namlan River. It is the end point of the day trekking program, also good for night stop, and there catch the enjoyable feeling of sunset on the bank of the creek. Dinner will be at the village house.

 

Day3 Wasandum - Awadum - Ziyadum

After breakfast, we stat trek again to our destination, Ziyadum village. It is about 1050 m from the sea level and 9 miles from Wasandum village for 5 hours trekking, mostly one the flat area. Easy trekking in the forest and along the Namlang creek.Lunch on the way. On the way, visit AwadumLizu village. In the late afternoon, arrive at Ziyardum village. It is the last Rawan village on the west-north of Putao. It on the bank of the Ziyarriver and among the ever green forest mountain. And also it is the village on our trekking and we need to arrange for our adventure trekking for next day. In the evening, take a rest and photos discovery along the Ziyarriver and enjoy the sunset. Dinner and over night at a local house in Ziyar village.

 

Day 4.Ziyadum - Camp I 1400 M

Start our adventure trekking in the evergreen forest. Mostly we will trek in the forest along the Phangranriver. The most part of the today trekking will be slightly up to 1400 m. We will have on the bank of the river with lunch box. After lunch, take tea and proceed to our destination camp I. In the evening, we will be camp I. Take your time for relax and photos. Camp I is just on the bank on the river and good view to take the picture. If weather is fine, you can get the good photso of snowcap mountain among the ever green forest. Dinner and overnight will be at a wooden hut in cam I. It's 1000 m from the sea level.

 

Day 5 Camp I –Camp II, 2600M - Camp III (Camp ) 3100 M

In the morning, enjoy scenery of beautiful morning with sweet bird's calls in the deep forest. After breakfast, continue to camp II and III. It will be about 6 hours up trekking again. It will be the most adventure day on your tour. Today will be most difficult for your hiking on the forest mountain. We will stop at camp III for one night stop. It is on the top of the rocky mountain. Dinner and overnight will be at a wooden hut in Camp III.

 

Day 6 Camp III – Based Camp 3600M, Stone cave

Most of the trekking will be on the rocky cliff and snow. But it depend on the time of your trip. After about 6 hours trekking, we will stop for a night at Based camp. In our experiences, it will be on the snow line. It's a good photo point and easy to see the mountain goad, tarkin and many rare birds species of Myanmar. In the evening, it will be paradise if weather is fine. Dinner and overnight with tent at the based camp.

 

Day 7 Based camp – Summit of the Mt. Phoneyin 4220M– Based Camp

After breakfast, start our hiking on the deep slop cliff or may be on the snow. It's up to the weather. It will be hard hiking to the summit. After take a rest on the top of the Mt, Phoneyin, It is the best view to take a picture of Mt.Phragram and famous Mt. Phoneyin. After your victory on the top of Mt.Phoneyin, trek down to the based camp. It's is snow cap area and 3600 m from the sea level. We can see the top of the Mt. Phangran and snowcap mountain range along Myanmar and India border. Dinner and overnight with tent at snow cap based camp.

 

Day 8 Based Camp - Camp II 2600M

After sunrise, breakfast and leave our based camp. Today trekking will be on the snow and stones again to our destination camp II, for7 hour in the forest rocky mountain. We will have lunch at camp III and take your time for your photos. Our night stop will be at camp II. Dinner and overnight will be at a wooden hut at the camp.

 

Day 9 Camp II - Ziyadum

The way to Ziyadum village is easy in spite of the walk on the stones for about three hours. Lunch will be at the destination where taking leisure. It will be same way as in day 4. In the evening, arrive at Ziyar village and your leisure time will serves an excellent moment of relaxation for all of your used energy. Dinner and night stop will be at a house in the village.

 

Day 10.ZiyadumVillage - KharlanVillage- WasundumVillage

Acquire pleasure from the easy trek (9 miles) as well as the photo stops after commencing your walk toward the destined Kharlan Village, a small and pleasant Rawan village having the background of the dense forested mountain. The enjoyable experience will be continued by the time of crossing a small traditional rattan suspension bridge, whilst back from the village, observing the nature and culture of it. Lunch at AwadunLizu village and arrive at Wasundum Village in the evening to grasp the pleasant moment of sunset at Nantu River. Dinner and night stop again the village.

 

Day 11.Wasundum - Shangaung

Taking lunch box, trekking up again to the top of Mt. Shangaung, 1600m above sea level, introduces the morning with a touch of the splendor of the nature. We will be in Shangaung village, one of the biggest villages in the vicinity of Putao with about 2000 villagers, mainly Rawans and Lizus, again after 12 mile trek. Evening sightseeing around the village is to contact their cultures. Dinner and night will be again in Shangaung village.

 

Day 12.Shangaung – PutaoDeparture

The jeep / 4WD travel to Putao is after breakfast and takes an hour to visit Putao morning market to observe the daily lifestyle of the local people. If time permit, stroll around the small town and some small village which stand near by the tow. Then, transfer to airport for your domestic flight to Yangon or Mandalay. If time permitted, you will visit one of the local restaurant for your lunch.

 

To make tour reservation or inquiry for detail information, please Contact Us. One of our experts will get back to you within 24 hours.


Pricing Info

Tour package price :

Based on twin share accommodation in united state dollars.

 
Based on Pax Tour Price
1 Pax 3710
2 Pax 2540
3 Pax 2090
4 Pax 1730


All of the above mention pricing will validity form 1st Oct, 2015 to 31st May 2016. This pricing is just only for your private tour. If you want to combine with other, the price will be much lower than as mention.We offer optional sightseeingand additional nights at a hotel or guest house in Putao just for our own clients.

 

Domestic flight fare will be as follow :

Flight Sectors One way ticket pricing
Myintkyina – Putao/Putao -Myintkyina  75$
Mandalay – Putao/Putao – Mandalay  130$
Yangon –Putao/Putao-Yangon  195$

All of the above mention rate will effective from 1st Oct, 2015 to  31st March 2016. 

 

Supplement

  • Single Tent
    35 US / tent for your whole trip
 

Additional Night in Putao

  • One night accommodation at Hotel Putao is 125 USD / 120 USD per room ( Double / Single )
  • One night accommodation at a guest house is 75 USD / 40 USD per pax per room ( Double / Single )

 

What’s included

  • Official licensed English Speaking tour leader who had already passed international first aid trainee course
  • A local leader who speaks local language and had been many times to your destination
  • Cost of all porters who will carry your properties your trek
  • All accommodation as mention in the detail itinerary
  • All camping facilities and all meals on trek
  • Free drinking water throughout the trek
  • All private vehicles in Putao
  • Travel permit

 

What’s not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic flight to Putao
  • Visa fees
  • All beverages
  • Tips
 

Flight exclusive trekking holidays:

We show only flight exclusive package rate on this website based on our experiences. Some of our clients want to buy the air ticket on their own or from their agent. On the other site, they want to take flight from their preferred destinations; Myintkyina, Mandalay or Yangon.  We offer the best airfare rate just for our clients.     

 

Based on twin share room at hotel and guest house in Putao:

Although hotel accommodation at Putao is offered for your additional night in Putao, we do recommend to stay at local guest houses in Putao to support local people as our mission. All guest houses mention in the web are belong to local community. Staying at one of these two guest house will support local people by promoting responsible tourism in Putao. If you prefer to stay at a guest house, the price will be lower again. For luxury tours and traveler, we offer hotel Putao and Malikha lodge.

 

Price changes

All the prices mention on our website are correct at the time of mention. And also, the prices may be vary without any notice. But we never change any pricing after making the confirmation of the tour. For our partner and tour operators, we never change the prices ofone year in advance contract.

 

Important notes for the booking procedure of your trekking trip

We would like to request all of our clients to book this tour at least 90 days prior or more to your arrival date to Myanmar. Less than 90 days will be on request and subject to available of our professional tour leader and accommodation.

Increasing tourist arrival in Putao, you will need to book your tour and flight tickets in advance as early as you can.

 

To make tour reservation or inquiry for detail information, please Contact Us. One of our experts will get back to you within 24 hours.

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