Kyaing Tong

Kyaing Tong

Kyaing tong view
Kyaing Tong woman picture

The most scenic town in the Shan State, Kyaing Tong lies about midway between the Thanlwin River and Mekong River valleys. It is situated 456 kilometers northeast of Taunggyi and 163 kilometers north of the border town of Tachilek opposite Mae Sai, (Thailand). It is 56 miles away from Mong Lar, a Chinese border town. Kyaing Tong means “Walled City of Tong” and Tong is a reference to the kingdom’s mythical founder, a hermit named Tungkalasi. Historic center for the state’s Khun culture, the town is surrounded by Wa, Shan, Akha, and Lahu villages. Kyaing Tong is also known for colorful tribes.

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Program Details :

Arrived Kyaing Tong airport and transferred to hotel. Tour highlights include a visit to U Mulein Da’s Shan Lacquerware Works, Wan Pon “Shan” Village and Shan houses, Wa people village and handy made a powdered firearm. Overnight in Kyaing Tong.

Breakfast at Hotel. Visit Yan-Law “Khun” people village, Palaung Village, Kat-Tauk village, Pin-Tauk “Lahu” village. Hiking to see “Akha people and rare “Ann” people. In the afternoon, visit Pin-Tauk Waterfall. Sightseeing around the Naung Tong Lake and take photographs with lake view are the highlights. Overnight in Kyaing Tong.

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Breakfast at Hotel. Morning visit to Kyaing Tong Bazaar and meeting multi hill tribes. Hiking to Hokyin “Akha” people villages. Observing traditional Yan-gone Pottery Work. Visiting RCM Church, former times’ Italian Missionary. Visit Akha Centre Village and Weaving Works where traditional clothes are made before exporting to Thailand. Dancing “Lan Woan” in Loi-Lone village with full-dressed “Khun” beautiful girls. Overnight in Kyaing Tong.

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Day 04; After breakfast at Hotel, free and leisure before transfer to airport for departure. Upon arrival at Heho (or) Yangon airport, transfer to Hotel (or) transit to International departure.


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Service Includes
  • Accommodation with full breakfast
  • All airport transfer & sightseeing (with A/C coach or car)
  • Trekking Guide
  • English speaking stationed guide fee
  • Entrance fee
Service Excludes
  • Visa fees for Myanmar
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Beverages
  • International flights
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Optional Tours
  • Any other item not mentioned in service includes