Putao Trekking House comprises with young, energetic and well experienced personnel, who can ensure you your holiday with us will be about adventure, excitement, and a journey through the natural beauty and cultural diversity of some of the planet’s last remote areas. You will be traveling with the very knowledgeable, local leaders who possess exceptional quality in experience of their own environment and culture. All of our expedition leaders possess proper training on survival in the wildness, mountain activities and IRC level II..
Our Head Leaders:
Sai Kyaw Thu Htway:
Sai has been leading adventure based program such as bird watching, botanical survey, wildlife safari for several years especially in the Putao region. Possess excellent organizational skill dealing with native and experience in the wildness. His passion in wildlife and bird makes him a real nature lover and wouldn't be any happier then being in the wildness.
Nan Kathi Khaing:
Nan probably is the only woman who has done the most wildness expeditions in the region. Having been to most of the peak in the region. Possess excellent organizational skill dealing with native and experience in the wildness. People often request her for their specific leader due to her in-depth knowledge on the mountains and kindness.
Native guide belong to Lisu tribe, relatively new to leading the trip but his passion on adventure activities has been paving his way to be a great leader. Possess excellent organizational skill dealing with native and experience in the wildness.
Myo Thein Yu:
Myo has been leading our expeditions for several years now. His enthusiasm of nature and wildness makes him a great leader having a great experience in various activities such as botanical survey, fishing and wildness expeditions.
Our Raft Team:
Our rafting expeditions, whether on the easy Mula/Malikha river, moderate Namlang river or the ever challenging and adventurous Maykha
river, are staffed by experienced raft guide and
support professionals. Our style of operation is
unique using “state of the art” equipment.
Our Support team:
Native guide belong to Lisu tribe, used to be hunter but transformed in to local leader. Yaw Set probably is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable local leader you may find in this region. Having been to all the treks in the area and possess a great leading role amongst the ethnic group in the area.
Minrum @ Athaylay
Every one calls him Athaylay as he has small build body but extremely strong and talented. Athaylay has been helping as cook and general staff in our expedition since last several years. Freshly complete several trainings such as cooking, bakery and other
wildness survival training etc and more then ready to lead out future expeditions.
Native guide belong to Rawang tribe, used to be
hunter but transformed in to local leader.
Despite of his young age Phone Zee possess a
great deal of experienced and local knowledge in
terms of dealing with difficult situation like
torrent rainfall, landslide case etc. Having
been to all the treks in the area and possess a
great leading role amongst the ethnic group in
Belong to Rawang tribe, Simrum has been with us for more then 5 years and has shown a great deal of interest and leadership dealing with rest of the porters and cooks. Like Phone Zee, Simrum also possess a great deal of experienced and local knowledge in terms of dealing with difficult situation.
Belong to Rawang tribe, Teerum also look after our Wasandum guesthouse. Teerum
has been with us for more then 5 years and has
shown a great deal of interest and leadership
dealing with other local staff.
Our Signature Leader:
Yun Ngaing Yin @ Ah Yin
Ko Ar Yin is a native guide belong to Rawang tribe, born in the village lies deep with in the Hkakaborazi National Park and grown up in the region playing in the Hkakaborazi glacier. Possess first hand experience in white water rafting in the region rugged rivers. Expert in fishing especially in iced water. Ar Yin has been leading most of our rugged expeditions through Hkakaborazi
Namah Gyan Sein
The only local ever to conquered Mt. Hkakaborazi 5889 meter along with celebrated Japanese mountaineer Takashi Ozaki. Tibetan by clan, born in Tahaungdum village and grown up in the region playing in the Hkakaborazi glacier. Based in Dahawndum (bottom of the Mt. Hkakaborazi) and leads some of our special signature trips along with Ah Yin mostly of our rugged expeditions through Hkakaborazi
Thet Htun is very enthusiastic in wildness and adventure activities. Joined Hiking and Mountaineering Association in 1983 and currently acting as instructor. Having special training certificate from ENSA - Chamonex Alpine Mountaineering School (France), Thet Htun become one of the most experienced Trekking leader in the industry and was among the first group to conquer Mt. Hkakaborazi in 1996.