Eastern Part of Myanmar

 

 

  • Kyaing Tong is known for its scenic beauty and many colorful ethnic tribes.
  • Situated in the eastern Shan State and it’s about an hour flight from Heho and by land 452 km from Inle lake, and 176 km from north of the border town of Tachileik opposite   Mae Sai( Thailand ).
  • And it’s 56  miles away from MongLar, a Chinese border town.
  • There are many villages of various ethnic tribes residing around Kyaing Tong.
  • Their tribal dances and their way of living on these mountainous regions around Kyaing Tong are recommended to observe in the dry season since the rainy season is very heavy in this area.
  • The tour can start from Yangon or Heho or Mandalay and  a stay of 2 to 3 nights is recommended.
  • A trip includes trekking to tribal villages, and therefore one has to be in good physical condition.
  • Although a trip to Kyaing Tong must be regarded as an adventure tour, the area is of great interest for visitors interested in experiencing a completely different side of Myanmar.