4 days
Duration

Explore Kyaing Tong, Myanmar’s top preserved area which is promised to be one of the best area to enjoy trekking with fascinating mix of culture. From smiling welcome to unique traditions of Kyaing Tong hill tribe, from lush river valley to spectacular mountain vista, from dirt track to exotic town, this tour shows you the best of Kyaing Tong in the most impressive way.

Day 01: Kyaing Tong arrival

Taking a short flight to Kyaing Tong today. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a first glimpse of Kyaing Tong with a visit to Wan Pauk Village which is home to 250 Palaung minorities in their colorful traditional dresses with ornamental silver waist-bands. The Palaung tribe at this village are known as “Silver” Palaungs.

Your tour guide will introduce you the tradition of teeth blackened by chewing betel nuts a beauty characteristic and learn their livelihood that depends on growing paddy and other crops, raising cattle, pigs and chicken, weaving clothes and making different ornaments with silver. Then back to the town to end the day with a visit Maha Myat Muni pagoda or “Wat Pha Jao Lung in Shan” language.

Day 02: Water Buffalo Market and trekking to Villages

After breakfast, we experience the highlights Water Buffalo Market which takes place in the outskirts of the town twice a week.

A scenic drive for 45 minutes to the trekking point will be followed by a trail that leads to “Ho Kyin” villages, a group of typical Akha tribe villages from here we continue for another 30 minutes to Na Phi Phank village, home to Lahu and Akha tribe. Then proceed to more Akha villages namely, Phata village and Pang Ma Phai village to learn more about their daily life. Your driver will await to transfer you to Mong Zine (Khun Village) to see how they make traditional Lahu Knives .Along the way back to hotel, visit en route Joe Phyu village of the Wa tribes. See sundown workers return from the fields.

Day 03: Trekking to Akha, Enn and Lahu villages

Breakfast at your hotel before taking a road trip to Pindauk Village where we start our light trekking. Start climbing to the habitat of Akha and Enn tribe, passing monsoon forest overlooking the valley covered with terraced rice fields looking like a huge, green patchwork blanket. Visit the villages of Enn and Akha minorities and learn more about the beliefs, customs and traditions of the hill tribes – some baptized and some still animists. Enjoy picnic lunch at the Pin Tauk Waterfall before keeping your leg to the villages of the Palaung, Black Lahu and Red Lahu. Return to Kyaing Tong.

This afternoon, embark an excursion to U Mulein Da’s Tai Khun Shan lacquare workshop producing handicraft of high-quality, distinct from the lacquareware made in Bagan and Inle. Then continue to visit Standing Buddha image. Enjoy panoramic view of the city at sunset from the One tree Hill to see a lone, 245 years old Kanyin-byu (Diptero carpus Spp) tree, before calling it a day.

Day 04: Keng Tung – Yangon/ Mandalay/ Heho

After breakfast, make a morning visit to the Central Market of Keng Tung, where many hill tribe villagers, each in their colorful costumes, gather to trade fresh produce and household goods. Check out from hotel and transfer to airport for your onward flight.

Explore Kyaing Tong, Myanmar’s top preserved area which is promised to be one of the best area to enjoy trekking with fascinating mix of culture. From smiling welcome to unique traditions of Kyaing Tong hill tribe, from lush river valley to spectacular mountain vista, from dirt track to exotic town, this tour shows you the best of Kyaing Tong in the most impressive way.

Visitors have the opportunities to go and witnessing heavily forested jungle with wealthy natural world. located a hundred twenty five km north of Putao at an altitude of 1640 toes, 500 meters above sea is the place of job of the Hkakaborazi nationwide Park system. Being depot of botany in northern Burma ( Myanmar ) having an enormous vary of vegetation together with Rhododendron Dendricoala and lots of deferent species of Begonias and so forth. that is the very situation that smartly-known botanist Frank Kingdon Ward has discovered many uncommon species of orchids right through his botanic survey in 1920.

A very powerful factor in regards to the Putao Trekking home, then again, is its proximity to so many adventurous actions and brilliant trails. Putao Trekking home is cozy, well-outfitted, and staffed mainly, whose information of the region is an important boon to visitors.

TRIP IN BRIEF:

Tour type: private tour – can be customized
Trip Duration: 04 days 03 nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / Upon Request
Start: Kyaing Tong   ( Myanmar)                                                    Finish: Kyaing Ton ( Myanmar)
Flights: 00 domestic flights                                                           Activities: trekking/ mountain hiking

BRIEF ITINERARY:

Tour highlights

Day 01: Arrival Kyaing Tong
Day 02: Water Buffalo Market and trekking to Villages
Day 03: Trekking to Akha, Enn and Lahu villages
Day 04: Keng Tung  – Departure
• Explore the hidden area at North frontier of Myanmar
• Visit “Silver” Palaungs at Wan Pauk Villages
• Encounter Palaungs culture with black teeth, colorful dress, silver jewelery
• Visit Water buffalo markets
• Trekking through Lahu, Akha
• Enjoy natural beauty at Pin Tauk water fall and Sunset at One Tree Hill

 

TOUR INCLUSION TOUR EXCLUSION
– Visa arrangement for Myanmar
– English speaking guides.
Other language speaking guide is available upon your request
– Private transfer with air-conditioning
 – Homestay permits and expenses at local house
 – Meals indicated in the itinerary
B= breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner.
– Entrance fees
– Boat trip for Bagan sunset, Mingun
– Hotel rooms based on double/ twin sharing
– Water & tissues
– Visa Stamp
– International Flights
– Tips
– Personal expenses
– Drinks during meals
– Trekking gears ect. are available to hire
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