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Yangon - Kyaing Tong (Akha, Lahu and Palaung Tribes) - Yangon

Tour Code: MKS - 15


yangon-23Day 01: Yangon arrival & sightseeing  (by car)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by Minn Kyan Sitt Travels representative and our tour guide. Check in to hotel. Yangon sightseeing includes; . Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, Kandawgyi Lake which is closed to the city center and is a good place for a walk. This lake is most attractive at sunset when the glittering Shwedagon is reflected in its calm water. And visit colonial style buildings surrounding  Mahabandula Park. Then drive to stroll through a narrow street of ChinaTown including the short visit to TaoTemple. Then, shortly before sunset, the 107 meters high golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda will glitter in the soft light of the early evening. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

kyaing-tong-01Day 02: Yangon – Kyaing Tong  (by car & flight)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for flight to the Kyaing Tong. Arrival in Kyaing Tong, starts with the Maha Myat Muni pagoda, housing Mandalay style Buddha image. Proceed to Shan Tourists who are fond of lacquer ware can purchase desirable lacquer ware of high quality. Then, visit image (the place where Kyaing Tong was founded about one thousand year ago) , Hot spa, Akha R.C.M church. Sunset on the lone tree Hill where a lone, 245 years old Kanyin byu and come back village “Yan Gone” to observe the handicraft eastern pots of Shan Tribe. Overnight at Hotel in Kyaing Tong.

kyaing-tong-02Day 03: Kyaing Tong Sightseeing  (by car)

After breakfast at hotel, take the car about 45 minutes for a hiking tour into the Pin Tauk area. Lush forest with a view to the plain rice fields looking like a huge, green patchwork blanket. Visit the village Enn tribes. Some are haptized, some tribes still animists. The Enn are an ethnic group which tourist particularly interesting labeling them the “Blank Teeth”. The walk is not difficult and can be done slow the higher slopes. They have distinctively different costumes and beliefs from the other tribes. It will take hours to visit the villages.Take lunch at Pin Tauk water-fall. After that, proceed to Wang Kang village and we could see the traditional liquor production and then if we have time, we can start to Wan Ha village to see the Tiles production but we could see in November to April. Late afternoon, come back to the hotel and overnight in Kyaing Tong.

kyaing-tong-03Day 04: Akha – Lahu – Palaung (by car)

After breakfast at hotel, drive approx. 45 min to Kong Ma (Akha) village, there is hiking 3 hours to Lahu Shi (KWI)villages. Black Lahu and Red Lahu are the Trekking through forests. Valleys and gorges is very fascinating. After, you come back from Lahushi then start to Wan Pauk (Palaung) tribe are Silver (Palaungs.) A branch of the same tribe, locally called Gold Palung lives in Northern Shan State. After that, return back to Hotel in Kyaing Tong.

kyaing-tong-04Day 05: Kyaing Tong - Yangon (by car & flight)

After breakfast at hotel, morning visit to central market which bustles daily from 6:00 to 11:00 am  and transfer to the Kyaing Tong Domestic Airport for Yangon trip. And arrive in Yangon and take relax. Overnight hotel in Yangon.

yangon-02Day 06: Yangon sightseeing & Departure   (by car)

After breakfast at hotel, shopping at Bogyoke (or) Scott Market a famous shopping center to enjoy display of Myanmar handicraft (Note: Market is closed on Mondays and Public Holidays). And proceed to visit Kaba Aye (World peace) Pagoda, it was also known as the " World Peace Pagoda" and Mahapasana Cave, where the sixth Buddhist synod took place. On the way visit to Kyauktawgyi Pagoda also known as Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Labamuni Buddha Image at Minn Dhamma Hill, there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants are kept. And then transfer to Yangon International Airprot for Departure.





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