Located about 456 km from Taunggyi, Keng Tung is home to many ethnic tribes such as Wa, Shan, Akha and Lahu. The people here are very friendly and hospitable. They always welcome you by a smile on their face. You will feel interested as if you are losing in a colorful world with various traditional dress and handicraft.
|Day 1||Yangon arrival and city tour||Yangon arrival, sightsee with Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Karaweik Royal...||N/A|
|Day 2||Yangon - Keng Tung||Fly to Keng Tung, visit MahaMyat Muni Pagoda, Shan lacquer ware,...||B|
|Day 3||Akha and Luhu village||Visit Water Buffalo Market, Ho Kyin Akha tribe village, Na Phi Phank...||B|
|Day 4||Loimwe village||Visit Akha village, Loimwe, stop at local villages to explore the...||B|
|Day 5||Keng Tung - Yangon||Fly back to Yangon, visit to Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha...||B|
|Day 6||Yangon Shopping and Departure||Visit Bogyoke Market if available, departure||B|
Yangon arrival, sightsee with Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Karaweik Royal Hall, Sule Pagoda, streets of colonial buildings, Chinatown
Arrival Yangon, our experienced guide will meet you warmly at the airport and transfer to hotel. After check in at hotel, start to commence Yangon city tour. Tour starts by visiting Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, a colossal reclining Buddha; Karaweik Royal Hall barge on the royal Kan Daw Gyi lake with photo opportunity; Yangon city center featuring Sule Pagoda, streets of colonial buildings, downtown Chinatown with its distinct streets fruit market and other main boulevards of Yangon downtown. Tour ends at the world heritage site Shwedagon Pagoda,watch the golden dome spectacularly lit up by the magical sunset.
Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Fly to Keng Tung, visit MahaMyat Muni Pagoda, Shan lacquer ware, Standing Buddha Image, Hot Spa, Akha centre village and R.C.M church, Sunset on the One Tree Hill
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for Keng Tung (or Kyaing Tung). Check in to hotel and sightsee in Kyaing Tung starts with MahaMyat Muni Pagoda, housing Mandalay Style Buddha image. Proceed to Shan lacquer ware, then visit Standing Buddha Image, Hot Spa, Akha centre village and R.C.M church. Sunset on the One Tree Hill where a lone, 245 years old Kanyin-byu (DipterocarpusSpp) tree stands. And then come back to the pottery village "Yan Gone" to observe the handicraft earthen pots of Shan tribe.
Stay overnight in Keng Tung.
Visit Water Buffalo Market, Ho Kyin Akha tribe village, Na Phi Phank village, Phata Akha village and Pang Ma Phai, Khun Village, see traditional Lahu Knives made by Lahu blacksmith
Morning visit to Water Buffalo Market where buyers and sellers stand around seemingly doing nothing but Keng Tung (or Kyaing Tong) for Taunggyi on the southern side of the town. Drive to "Ho Kyin" villages, typical Akha tribe village. From here continue for another 30 minutes to Na Phi Phank village, where Lahu and Akha tribes living together. From there walk to PhataAkha village and "Pang Ma Phai" Akha tribe village to learn more about their daily life. Come back to the car to go MongZine (Khun Village) to see traditional Lahu Knives made by Lahu blacksmith. On the way back to hotel visit Joe Phyu "Wavillage".
Overnight at hotel in Keng Tung.
Visit Akha village, Loimwe, stop at local villages to explore the native village life
After breakfast drive to "Akha village" 9km north-east of Kyaing Tung. Proceed to "Loimwe", 33km away from Kyaing Tung. Loimwe which literally translated means "mistv mountain" is at an altitude of over 1,600 meters above see-level. It commandemagnincant view of the surrounding area and enjoys a temperate climate. Once an outpost of the Britist there remain many Colonial buildings and also a Catholic Churches. The main attraction along the way is the scenery on the ascent to Loimwe, which passes through forests, tarraced rice fields. On the way to Loimwe you will have several stops to visit different villages. Wan Lun Shan village, walk and explore the native village life; Ho LupAkha village where you can see the traditional
Akha tribes with their colorful dresses; Nang Cho Wa village and PanwaiLahu village on the left and right side or the road. Late afternoon you will be back in Keng Tung.
Overnight at hotel in Keng Tung.
Fly back to Yangon, visit to Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi) and Royal White Elephant camp
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Keng Tung airport for flight back to Yangon. On the way visit to Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi) and Royal White Elephant camp.
Overnight in Yangon.
Visit Bogyoke Market if available, departure
After breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Visit Bogyoke (Scott) Market (Close on Monday & Public Holidays) fill with arts and handicrafts, fashion and jewelry. Airport transfers and concludes tour.
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