April 2, 2016 adminjar

Proposal for 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 1 Arrive at Putao Airport

Arrival at Putao Airport and transfer to Malikha Lodge in time for lunch.
We may offer the massage to you in the afternoon and it can be taken in the comfort of your own bungalow. Dinner and drinks at the main lodge in front of our open fireplaces and accommodation at Malikha Lodge, Putao.
Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Hiking through Tribal Villages – Full Day

Breakfast. A full day’s hiking through the different tribal villages – Lisu, Rawang and Shan. Hiking through these villages is a unique way to meet local people and view their daily lives. You may meet a hunter who will invite you to try out his crossbow by shooting a grapefruit nailed to a tree in his front garden, be invited to have a cup of tea at a local Christian church, view Buddhist Stupas and a Shan monastery along the way, meet an old war veteran and admire his 1942 medals. Across the plains from the villages a picnic lunch is served by a duck filled pond under the shade of bamboo groves as village life passes by. Hike on through further villages and across suspension bridges to Machanbaw where Malikha Lodge’s jeep awaits with an eski of cool beer for the drive back to the Lodge. Dinner and accommodation at Malikha Lodge, Putao.

Day 3 Malikha Rafting and Cruise – Full Day

Breakfast. This full day excursion combines gentle rafting from Mulashidi suspension bridge by the Lodge down the Nam Lang to join Malikha river, through its scenic river gorge to our picnic spot. A picnic lunch is prepared in a spectacular riverside beach inside the gorge. From there we venture downstream in Malikha Lodge’s own long boat on the Malikha River through forested hills and past white river beaches, where villagers may often be seen panning for gold until our arrival at the picturesque village of Manchanbaw. After a short stroll through the village return by vehicle to Malikha Lodge in time for sunset. Dinner and accommodation at Malikha Lodge, Putao.
Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Cultural and Traditional visits

Breakfast. Guests at Malikha Lodge will have the opportunity to experience and learn about life in Mulashidi village and the Putao Valley and view some of the cottage industries and visit the Wildlife Conservation Society Museum. For early birds there is also the chance to visit Putao market, to try a steaming bowl of Shan noodles for breakfast and to practice your haggling skills over spectacular Rawang village headman woven hats, colourful longhis and fine baskets. Lunch at Malikha Lodge.

Trek or Bike Adventure – Half Day
In the afternoon, we have many bike routes to follow with our guides from the Lodge – we discuss and arrange these upon our guests’ arrival dependent on their level of fitness and special interests. Returning to the Lodge in the evening to a huge, hot bath in our fabulous teak bathtubs and/or a massage from our own spa staff in Bungalow is a very welcome treat. The last evening we invite our guests to a hosted group dinner in the Main Lodge. Accommodation at Malikha Lodge, Putao.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Nam Khan Village to Gon Mu Lon pagoda walk

Breakfast. We may offer you a full day walking tour to Gon Mu Lon pagoda pass through Nam Khan Village. A picnic lunch is prepared in the shade of bamboo groves as village life passes by. Dinner and accommodation at Malikha Lodge, Putao.
Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Lisu Explorer (Two Day – One Night Hiking Trip)

Early breakfast. We may organize to do your necessary shopping for the tour at Putao market together with your tour guide and hike from Putao to Nam Htu Ku village on the way enjoy snow capped mountains between Myanmar and Indian border cross though paddies and jungle on the way visit two Lisu villages. Enjoy lunch on the way. The rest of the afternoon at leisure until visiting evening market at Nam Htu Ku village, candle lit market and stay overnight in a village house or tent at Nam Htu Ku village. (6hrs hiking)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Lisu Explorer (Two Day – One Night Hiking Trip)

After breakfast, visiting Nam Htu Ku village and study the way of Lisu life on the hike back to Malikha Lodge. Enjoy lunch on the way hike back through jungle. Dinner and accommodation at Malikha Lodge, Putao. (5 hrs hiking)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Depart Putao

After a final leisurely breakfast at Malikha Lodge, check out and transfer to Putao Airport to connect with your onwards flight in the direction of Mandalay and Yangon.
Breakfast

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