PUTAO - The land of snowcapped Mountains Kachin State lies in the Northern part of the Union of Myanmar sharing borders with China in the North and East, Shan State (Myanmar) and Sagaing Division (Myanmar) and India in the West.
Kachin State has diverse attractions PUTAO, is a picturesque town in Kachin State, blessed with the views of the lingering and breathtaking snowcapped mountain ranges.
Where is Hkakaborazi?
Mt. Hkakaborazi is on the northwestern part of the Union of Myanmar near the Indian border. At 5881 metres elevations, it is the highest peak in Southeast Asia and is covered with ice and snow.
The Hkakaborazi National Park was established in 1996 and it covers an area of 1472 sq miles. Some of the world's most endangered butterfly species are found there.
Apart from Mt. Hkakaborazi, there are many other high peaks covered with snow and ice. This northernmost part of Myanmar is full of amazing experience for both domestic and international tourists.
Mt. Phung gan has come to be a popular snow clad peak in Putao District for adventure tourism such as trekking and mountaineering.
Myoma Market Myoma Market in Putao is the right place for local produce vegetables and citrus fruits, herbal leaves and bulbs, honey, exotic orchids, medicinal plants and local handicrafts.
Malikha Suspension Bridge links the twin cities of Putao and Machambaw.
Kaunghmu Lung Pagoda in the twin city of Putao-Machanbaw is historic to all Buddhist devotees.
Mulashidi Bridge will bring the visitors to the citrus orchards.
Rafting down the Maykha
Mulashidi BridgeMaykha and Malika Rivers are the headwaters of River Ayeyarwaddy, popularly known as Myitsone, located 43 km north of Myitkyina.
A team of Kayakers and rafters successfully explored the rivers of Kachin State during February - March 2003. There is no feeling quite like being in the middle of wilderness where every new rapid is a adventure. The canyon is breathtaking; the vertical walls are covered with vines and creepers; waterfall cascade down into the River from the side streams.