The Shan hills surrounding Kyaingtong are home to a variety of ethnic tribes including Khun, Ann, Wa, Shan, Akha, Palaung and Lahu villages. Drive through scenic countryside and rice fields and be invited into the home of the village Shaman, who’ll offer tea and a recital of the tribe’s traditional music.

Highlights:

+ Explore Yangon, sightseeing to Wan Pauk the village of the red clothed Palaung

+ Trekking to see AKha with silver headdress & Ann tribes black teeth.

+ Visiting Akha’s different villages on Hokyin mountain & discover the culture of ethnic minorities, see daily life of people there

+ Discover the BogyokeAung San (Scott) Market) – the most popular market in her

GROUP SIZE AND PRICE PER PERSON

Group size
Valid from 1 Nov 2018 – 30 April 2019
Price per person in USD in party of
2
3-5
6-9
10-14
15-19
20+
Sgl-Sup
Superior

$1204

$1027

$814

$732

$704

$677

$157

First Class

$1241

$1064

$851

$769

$743

$716

$194

 

Group size
Valid from 1 May – 30 Sep 2019
Price per person in USD in party of
2
3-5
6-9
10-14
15-19
20+
Sgl-Sup
Superior

$1180

$1002

$790

$707

$678

$652

$140

First Class

$1214

$1037

$823

$740

$713

$686

$175

 

1

Day 1: Arrival Yangon (-/-/-)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in.

If time permit, the tour visit to the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset.

Overnight in Yangon.

2

Day 2: Yangon - Kyaing Tong (By Flight – 1030:1130 hrs) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, fly to Kyaing Tong. Arrival, transfer to hotel and afternoon sightseeing Wan-Pauk, the village of the red clothed Palaung with silver and lacquered waist-bands. And evening walk through around the Naung Tong Lake and take a brief stop at My Cup Beer station.

Overnight at hotel.

3

Day 3: Trekking Akha & Ann Tribes (B/L/-)

Today morning starts with a visit by car to Kyaing Tong North direction, Pin Tauk Area Pon Ping village, then trekking to see Akha with silver headdress & Ann tribes with black teeth. Picnic lunch at trekking village and a brief stop to see Wan Kan villagers making Sake’ Rice Wine in traditional process and Wan Lau village’s hand-making “Saa-pulp” Shan Paper Works.

Return to hotel and overnight.

4

Day 4: Hiking & Explore Hill Tribes (B/L/-)

Breakfast at hotel, one hour drive out of Kyaing Tong to south-east direction on Tachileik road, car park at Pan-Vwai village and start walk upwards to visit Akha’s 4 different villages on Hokyin mountain where they stay together in different religion and you can observe the culture of ethnic minorities and daily life of people there. Enjoy for the stunning views of the surrounding hills and Kyaing Tong.

Return to hotel and overnight.

5

Day 5: Kyaing Tong - Yangon (By Flight – 0815:0945 hrs) (B/-/-)

Fly back to Yangon. Arrival Yangon, visit to BogyokeAung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods. Afternoon, leisure time at hotel and overnight.

6

Day 6: Yangon Departure (B/-/-)

Morning leisure or walk around near hotel before transfer to Yangon international airport for departure.

Cities Hotels List Room Type
Category 3-stars hotel

Yangon

Hotel Grand United Ahlone Branch

Superior City View

Kyaing Tong

Princess Hotel Kyaing Tong

Superior

First Class / 4-stars hotel

Yangon

Summit Park View Hotel

Superior

Kyaing Tong

Amazing Keng Tong Resort

Deluxe

INCLUDED

Hotel accommodation with twin/double sharing room base included breakfast

Transportation with private air-conditioned car.

Entrance Fee

Domestic Flight with airport tax “Yangon-Kyaing Tong-Yangon”

English Speaking Stationed Guide for each place

Hiking/Trekking Guide

02-Lunch as per mentioned in program

02 Drinking Water & 02 Wet Towel on sightseeing

Service charges included

EXCLUDE

Insurance, Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel

Online Visa Fee for Myanmar : USD 50.00 p/pax

Visa stamp fee at related Myanmar Embassy.

Other services not mentioned in the including

International flight from/to Myanmar.

Personal expenses such as beverages, telephone calls, and laundarys service, mini bar, etc

EXPERT’s Pick:

In Kyaing Tong during the winter months, it can be quite cold and warm clothing is required. Hotels do not have heating. The weather during March and April can be hazy. The winter months are sunny, but cold at night, and fresh in the morning.

Notes for Trekking/Hiking

You are advised to carry a small day pack, torch light and sun protection.

For Hiking – good solid walking shoes with walking sticks are recommended.

Please note that villages change and roads can suffer damage in the rainy season and exact itinerary is subject to change.

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