Malikha Lodge

Location: Rural Burma (Myanmar) | Burma

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

The exclusive Malikha Lodge is a world away from everything, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, enveloped by emerald forests and perched above the sweeping Nam Lang River. Its rustic-luxe charm is evident from the moment you set foot in the main lodge – the hotel was designed by Aman resort architect Jean-Michel Gathy – with sumptuous touches like teak furnishings and cosy fireplaces.
Perfect forCouples and families looking to retreat to an off-the-beaten-track location in a remote luxury lodge
In the knowThe wood-burning fire in your room is lit by staff every morning, keeping you cosy throughout the day.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Lodge
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Peace & Quiet

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

In the idyllic and remote northern Kachin State, a 15-minute drive from Putao town.

Rooms at Malikha Lodge

The thatched bungalow-style rooms are exquisitely designed with vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fires and spacious living areas – an enticing, deep-sinking teak bathtub at the centre. Enhancing the feeling of utter serenity and seclusion are the verandas, with their views of rice terraces and the snow-capped mountains in the distance.

Food & Drink

The restaurant serves a wide selection of local and international cuisines, including plenty of vegetarian options. There is also a fantastic Italian restaurant on site.


Indulge in a soothing massage treatment or reviving bath in the Spa Bungalow, surrounded by the bamboo forest. You'll be well-looked after at the Malikha Lodge; the wood-burning fire in your room is lit by staff every morning, keeping you cosy throughout the day.

Activities at Malikha Lodge

Tear yourself away from the luxurious lodge to take advantage of the great outdoors: whether that’s gliding down the Malikha River on a cruise, going for elephant treks, mountain biking or visiting a local tribal village.

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Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

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Hotel location

Malikha Lodge is accessible via Putao Airport, in the Himalayan foothills, from Yangon or Mandalay.

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