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The farthest city of the northern Myanmar near China border line, the small city of snow-capped mountains which are part of the Himalaya Mountains of Tibet, Putao is the coldest city of Myanmar and the based destination for hiking on the highest mount of Myanmar " Khakaborazi " (58888 m in height). It is a lovely town of mist and endowed with nature beauty of mountains and crystal clean rivers.It will be wonderful to adventure in Potao .


Putao is a the cold quite town of the northern mountains of Kachin state .It is far over 1500 km from Yangon and located to the northeast of Myintkyina city. It lies in the high land, above 2000 m high and it is the nearest access point to the snow capped mountains of Myanmar .Topologically ,it has about 100000 people and they are mainly Kachin,Lisu,Rawan and Shan (the northern ethnic groups of Myanmar).Putao is now famous for the Eco-tourism because there are the rainforests with endemic birds and rare orchids.Many orchid lovers are attracted to Putao to find the Myanmar rare orchids , especially the rarest black orchid.Moreover ,it is well known for the mountain hiking on its nearby mountains and the highest mount of Myanmar Khakborazi(the highest peak for Myanmar with 5888 meters), but also for the river rafting because it has a number of very twisty rivers with crystal clear water , fast current which are most fascinating attraction to adventure for rafting lovers .People are so nice, nature is so beautiful and trekking in the villages of lisu and Rawans ethnic around Putao is fabulous.

What you should see in Putao :
Morning market
Kaungmulone pagoda

What you can do in Putao :
Boat trip on the river
trek in the villages

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