- 4 Days - Kyaing Tone
Kyaing Tong, city of the eastern Shan state
- Diverse Shan ethnic and way of life
- Authentic nature based journey
- By flight from Mandalay
- By flight to Heho or Yangon / by road to Tachileik then exit to Maesai
- Thailand border
Transfer to Mandalay airport flying to Kyaing Tong. Transfer to your hotel. Visit Wan Pauk Village at outside Kyaing Tone by car. The Palaung tribe locally known as Silver Palaung is residing there. On the way back, visit lone tree hill where a 260 years old Kanyin-byu (Diptero carpus Spp) tree stands. Dinner at restaurant.
Breakfast at hotel, take the car about 45 minutes for a hiking tour into the Pin Tauk area. Lush mixed monsoon forest with a view to the paddy fields looks like a huge, green patchwork blanket. Visit the villages of Akha and Enn tribes. Some are Baptized, some tribes still animists. The Enn are an ethnic group which tourists have found particularly interesting labeling them the "Black Teeth". The walk is not difficult and can be done slowly. They live on the higher slopes. They have distinctively different costumes and beliefs from the other tribes. It will take about 4-hours to visit the villages. Take lunch at Pin Tauk water-fall. Late afternoon, come back to Kyaing Tong.
Breakfast at hotel. Day excursion to Lwe tribe villages. Drive about 2 hrs on the road to Maila, a border town at the Chinese Border. From there it will take a ½hours hike to Wan Nyut village, one of the Loi tribe villages. The Loi preferring to live in a huge long houses, including at least 5 families. Before visiting the Loi there is an old monastery, a very beautiful one and very different form the other monasteries. One hour from there is another Loi village (Wan Seng). Scenery is beautiful and hiking is not difficult. Return to Kyaing Tong
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit Kyaing Tong city : Maha Myat Muni pagoda, Wat Zon Kham monastery of Khun Shan, Shan Lacquer wear factory. Then proceed to Heho by flight.
Note: The above ready made programme is subject to change or alters or substitution with or without prior notice due to the factors such as weather, road transport condition, other unforeseen event(s), clients personal nature and etc.
Please take note for your information that the tour leader and guide can adjust the time of all excursions and it depends on the interest of the clients upon the sightseeing and also on the condition of destination carriers.