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  • Mount Phonyin Razi
  • One of our guides at Phonyin Razi Base Camp
  • Climbing Phonyin Razi
  • Burmese guides on Phonyin Razi
  • Golden Swedagon Pagoda temple in Yangon
  • View from Mandalay Hill
  • Mandalay Palace and Fort surrounded by moat

Mount Phonyin Razi

After your arrival to Yangon we fly north to Kachin State and after one night in a guesthouse in Putao we drive to the road head. From there we start our trek through local villages and forest, after five days we reach Phonyin Razi Base Camp. From Base Camp at 3,650m we climb across open snow slopes to the summit of Phonyin Razi at 4,282m. The summit has a wonderful view of Himalayan peaks in Burma and it is possible to see Assam in India too.

We take four days to trek out to the road head and then drive back to Putao. We have an extra day in Putao after the trek to explore the local area to Machabaw and Mulashidi with their beautiful suspension bridges. From Putau we fly to Mandalay and after a day sightseeing we fly back to Yangon.




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Trip Details

  • Destination: Burma
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 16 days from Yangon
  • Leadership: Western-Led
  • Minimum Group Size: 5 people
  • Cost: 2018 -£2,995 (US$3,895) 2019 -£2,995 (US$3,895)
    What does this include?
What does this include

Price includes:

  • Internal flight from Yangon to Putao and at the end of the trek from Putao to Mandalay and onto Yangon
  • All transfers including airport collections
  • One day sightseeing in Yangon with guide and private vehicle
  • Twin share room at Hotel in Yangon and Mandalay.
  • Breakfast only in Yangon and Mandalay, all meals included while on trek
  • Twin share tents while on trek
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, tents, Western and Sherpa guides, porters and cook
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921).
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Burma Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Yangon
  • Travel & trekking insurance
  • Burma visa for 30 days
  • Lunch and evening meals in Yangon and Mandalay
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
Trip Grade Demanding

Trip Grade Demanding

Suitability:  a good choice for regular hill walkers, high level of fitness required.

1) Walking times: average 6 to 8 hours walking per day (with several longer days up to 12 hours) for up to 14 days with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,500m.

3) Terrain: for some of the time following well-travelled trails although also likely to encounter rough and rocky sections. There may be significant amount of ascent and descent.

4) Remoteness: often in more remote areas and normally a longer distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city.

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Trip Dates

  • April 26th to 10th 2018
  • March 25th to April 9th 2019

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive Yangon 
  • Day 2Fly to Putao 
  • Day 3By jeep to upper Shangaung and trek to Wasandum village 
  • Day 4Trek to Ziyadum village 
  • Day 5Trek to Camp 1 
  • Day 6Trek to Camp 3 
  • Day 7Trek to Phonyin Razi Base Camp 
  • Day 8Summit day on Phonyin Razi 
  • Day 9Trek to Camp 2 
  • Day 10Trek to Ziyadum village 
  • Day 11Trek to Wasandum village 
  • Day 12Return trek to Shangaung, return jeep/truck to Putao 
  • Day 13Excursion Machanbaw & Mulashidi 
  • Day 14Fly to Mandalay and sightseeing 
  • Day 15Fly to Yangon 
  • Day 16Fly home 
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