Getting off the beaten track and soaking up a completely different culture can transform your holiday into a truly life-changing experience. Plan your day, head down into the valleys where rice paddies and languidly strolling water buffalo are the order of the day. The natural charm of the Myanmar way of life is all yours here and you can enjoy the agricultural setting and enjoy the clean mountain air.
Budding botanist on the other hand will want to take a trip out into the mountains and soak up the rare orchids. The biggest prize is of course the “black orchid,” which is justly famed throughout the world both for its scarcity and its extraordinary beauty.
Putao is considered to be one of the most remote places in Myanmar. It's the perfect place to escape the road more traveled to get a feel for the Kachin province and its wonderful people.