Duration: 4 Days
Destinations: Yangon Kengtung
Description: Three-day journey to the east of Myanmar will give you different feelings about people and scenes of this beautiful country. Be considered as one of the remote areas of Myanmar and famous for its minorities and majorities as well as temples and colonial buildings, Kyaingtong now is one of the tourist attractions of ShanState. Many interesting things are waiting …
Highlights of this tour
- Explore the area of Kyaingtong with various minorities and colorful traditional attire
- Enjoy the beauty of green hills and forest of the ShanMountain range
- Meet the friendly locals and visit their old wooden houses
- Experience a day of a local
Day 1 : Yangon – Kyaingtong
Activities : Arrive in Kyaingtong, explore the site with Mahamyatmuni Buddha image, Wat Jong Kham Pagoda, and other prominent sites as well as colorful clothes of the minorities…
Meal : N/A
Itinerary : An early morning flight will take us to Kyaingtong, the principle city of Keng Tung which is located east of ShanState. Upon arrival, we will have a city tour around Kyaingtong and its colonial buildings and temples. Walking on the streets, you can see many people of different religions, from Buddhism, Christian and Animism with colorful clothing. Spend whole morning visiting the most prominent sites of Kyaingtong including Mahamyatmuni Buddha image, the most impressive Wat Jong Kham Pagoda and its gilded Buddha. Complete the day in the sunset of Shan monasteries in the downtown and R.C.M church.
Day 2 : Kyaingtong
Activities : Visit the central market, Ho Chin Village with wooden houses and colorful clothes
Meal : Breakfast
Itinerary : We will open our second day in Kyaingtong by visiting the central market where you can see the colorful vendors and various types of foods such as vegetable, fruits and clothing. Then, join in an excursion to Ho Chin Village to meet the Akha and Lahu, visit their wooden houses and experience their daily life. Return to Kyaingtong after sunset.
Day 3 : Kyaingtong
Activities : Visit the water-buffalo market, Pin Tauk villages of the Akha and Enn, trekking on the ShanMountain range and enjoy the panoramic views.
Meal : Breakfast, Dinner
Itinerary : The third day of our tour in Kyaingtong, we will visit the water-buffalo market then approach the Pin Tauk villages of the Akha and Enn. Watching the locals in colorful traditional attires before trekking up the Shan mountain range and enjoying the beauty of the surrounding views with hills and green forest. The rest of the time, you can visit the old houses of the tribes or continue taking photos of the hills and forests. In the evening, back to Kyaingtong and enjoy delicious dinner.
Day 4 : Kyaingtong – Yangon
Activities : Travel around the central market before leaving
Meal : Breakfast
Itinerary : The last day in Kyaingtong, we will spend whole morning in the central market, meet the locals in colorful attires and may buy foods or traditional clothing. We will travel around the central market till afternoon when a flight will take you back to Yangon and end the tour.