Situated in the north of Myitkyina, the capital city of Kachin state, can reach only by air route from Yangon,
Mandalay and Myitkyina. The city surrounded with snow peaked mountains and the weather is cold around the year. Flora and Fauna can be seen
in the forest around Putao. There are also many different ethnic minority tribes in Kachin state. It is the nearest town to the base camp for
Climbing Mt. Khakhaborazi (5889 metres), which is the highest mountain in Myanmar and in Southeast Asia. Putao is the starting point for
Myanmar's most adventurous trekking adventures.Flowing streams and rivulets, straw-roofed houses and fences of pebbles and creek stones
provide a pleasant, pastoral contrast to the scenes and sights of modern cities. The suspension bridges are the typical river crossing in this region.
People of the Rawan, Lisu, Khamti-Shan, Jingphaw and Kachin are represented in the region. This area is famous for its Nature of originated Flora,
especially there are many various kinds of orchids and even the world rarest Black orchids can be found in this area. And for fauna, one of the
rarest animal species, Takin (Budorcas Taxicolor), Red Panda (Ailurus Fulgens), Black Bears, Black Deer, are all endemic to this region. Other
terrestrial species of Monkeys, Boars, Mountain Goats can also seen on this region. Various kinds of Butterflies can be seen in this area on the
month of January. The Butterflies including such as an endangered species can be found, among them are Kaiser, Apollo, Bhutan, Glory and
Birdwings. The trees such as different colors of Rhododendrons, Maple trees and various kinds of Bamboos are also seen in this area.