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Namlang White Water Rafting Expedition

5 days 4 nights Package

Tour Program:                       Combination of Soft Hiking and White Water Raft

                                              Expedition

Trip concept:                         Trekking through the Himalaya’s remoteness of nature

                                              and Enjoying the grade 3 to 4 white water rafting along

                                              Namlang river

Duration:                               4 nights 5days (2nights in guest house, 1 night in village

                                              and 1 night in camp)

Adventure Grade:                  Moderate Adventure

Walking Distance:                 Average 6.5 miles trekking per day  

Rafting Distance:                   Average 5 to 6 hours on raft per days

Availability:                           October – May

Best season for Rafting:        October – February(hight level of water)

Namlang River (Highlight)

Namlang river is descend from snow capped mountains through the lush and green forest, deep canyons which present splendid views of nature’s work and also one of the main tributary of Malikha river which comprise the Great Ayeyarwaddy.

Day 01   (Putao 451 meters)

Just as you arrive at the Putao airport, your guide will greet and transfer you to Putao Guest house. After refreshment, your guide will take you to explore the scenic beauty of Putao, formally known as Fort Hertz and its ethnic groups’ living style by walking in and around the town. The town itself lies on small plane hill and is the most peaceful in northern Myanmar. Being isolated area, the region is rich in biodiversity-flora and fauna and it’s the least visited area by the tourist.

Day 02 (Putao-upper Shangaung- Mt Shangaung 1460 meters- Wasandum 860 meters)

After your breakfast is taken, you will start driving a country road of 17 km to upper Shangaung, and all the way through you will see people traveling on bull locked carts or on motor bikes,local houses and paddy fields. After being dropped off at Shangaung village, you will start climbing up the winding trail of Mt.Shangaung of 1,460 m will be a great  challenging for you. But as you get to the peak you will have the panoramic view of Putao valley and your lunch will be served there. From the summit while the descending trail will lead you to Wasandum, a beautiful Rawang village at 860 m, you may encounter with hornbills and gibbons. You may go down to Namro creek (5 minute walk from the village) to get washed up  after you have checked in the local house.(approx.-6 hrs trek, 1 hr drive)

Day 03  Wasandam – River camp (Rafting along Namlang river)

You will be awoken at first light by the village cocks crowing  repeatedly, which is the vital alarm for the villagers.After breakfast,walkdown to Namro creek and reach to starting point  for rafting. Before we leave, listen to well experienced river  guide’s brief and demo with a practice. Enjoy the nature beauty of flora and fauna along the both side of icy creek while paddling down through the valley of Namlang by touching the chill water in cascading creek and pass one of the frontier lisu village called Namzae where you can see 3400 m high Mt, Loncrumadin snow-capped mountain which is just on the right side of the creek. Stop for Lunch on river bank and paddle down till we reach to river camp where we will stay overnight in tent on sandy beach.

Day 04 River camp – Putao (Rafting /Car)

Left the wilderness behind and returning to the clutches of human civilization. Today is your final destination of rafting through the more challenge and more enjoyable level of rapids, by passing the huge boulders and some waterfall in more gorge and narrow valley of deep canyons by listening your river guide’s very often commends. Lunch will be on convenience spectacular river bank and forward to Mulasidi village which is your ending point and you will be transfer to Putao by car. Overnight at Putao Guest House. 

Day 05  (Putao – Airport for departure)

As you get up, you should not forget to visit local market to explore the local products and to buy some souvenirs for your dear ones. I strongly recommend that you should buy lovely tea cups crafted from bamboo and try the taste of local organic fruits. Depending on the flight arrival, your guide will transfer you to the airport by jeep for onward departure.  And our service will end up seeing you off at the terminal. (15 minutes driving)

Included Services:

-Ground Transportation in Putao

-Accommodation in Putao Guest House (on arrival and one night before departure)

-Full board meal, safe drinking water

-Escorted English language leader, Cook and Porters

 

Excluded Services:

-Domestic airfare

-Insurance

-Expenditure on personal nature such as laundry, beverages, gratitude to Guide and Porters.

 

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