Putao is the northernmost town of Kachin State, surrounded by snow-capped mountains. The place is famous for bird-lovers and rare orchids, which grow naturally on the tall trees and mountains. Hkakabo Razi and other snow-capped mountains are seen from Putao, which is also a base town for hiking to Hkakabo Razi Mountain, a part of Himalaya.
Myitkyina is the capital of Kachin state and administration town of the region which is situated at the northern part of Myanmar. Most of the population are ethnic Kachins who believe in Christianity. Myitkyina is an attractive place as the starting point for trips to Kachin Myanmar villages in the area. Ayeyarwaddy Myit Sone (the confluent of Mai Kha and M Mai Kha) is a tourist attraction place of the region and very famous place for its beauty of the nature.
As it is placed in a flat valley, climate is hot in the dry season and heavily rainy during the monsoon.
Bhamo (ba-maw) lies 186 km south of Myikyina and within 65 km of the border with Yunnan Province, China. It was a trading post with China up to 19th century. Bhamo is the highest navigable point of the northern part of mighty Ayeyarwady River. The town itself is charming and blessed with quality accommodation in Myanmar.