Kengtung(Kyaingtong), the second biggest city in Shan State, the capital of the Golden Triangle, set against a picturesque mountain backdrop. Further afield, there is also plenty to explore in the surrounding area, including Wa, Shan, Akha and Lahu tribal villages. A truly pleasant destination surrounded by impressive scenery and numerous traditional hill tribes’ villages and a paradise for mountain and trekking lovers!
Flight from Yangon to Kengtung. Upon arrival at Kengtung airport transfer to your hotel and we will have the rest of the day to explore the small town. The afternoon tour of pleasant Kengtung city nestled in the mountain, an interesting town with various cultural influences, particularly Burmese and Thai. Visit Wan Pauk, a village of the red clothed Palaung tribe, famous for their silver and lacquered waistbands. A visit to the striking Maha Myat Muni Pagoda is a must. Overnight in Kengtung.
Have an early breakfast and depart for, to take in the serene mountainous surroundings and to meet the local villagers. Several hill tribes inhabit the mountains surrounding the town : The Ann, Lahu, Akha tribes, we will visit 3 different hill tribe villages today.
Set out in a different direction to local tribal villages,
where only few foreigners go. Expect to walk a bit more today and be rewarded
by beautiful scenery and authentic hill tribe villages.
Return to Kengtung at the end of the day.
Start early in the morning and visit busy market with endless colorful stands, unfamiliar food, insects, meat and veggies, crazily lively and fascinating huge market. Walk the town roads and backstreets, pass the magical temples, see the British colonial architecture and embrace life in this remote corner of Myanmar, until departure to airport to fly back to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon airport transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
You can combine this tour with other tour packages.
This tour can be arrange if you are coming from Thailand Chiang Mai/ Mae Sai & Tachileik [Myanmar] border to Kengtung. It’s about 4hr drive from Tachileik to Kengtung.
This private tour can be arranged from a single traveler, couple, family and group tour. Prices vary according to the hotel range, the number of people in the group, the level of services required and overall arrangements. Please do feel free to contact us to discuss your individual needs.