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Overview

  • Day 1: Arrive Kengtung
  • Day 2: Kengtung
  • Day 3: Kengtung
  • Day 4: Depart Kengtung

Full Itinerary

[*Notes]

- This itinerary is a privately guided tour, designed just to show you what is possible.
- We can tailor this trip, it's inclusions and the accommodations, to meet your requirements, budget, and interests.

Arrive Kengtung

Arrive in Kengtung, Myanmar’s gateway to the Golden Triangle. Meet your guide and transfer to hotel. Visit Lane Tree Hill for panoramic views over Kengtung. The town, often compared to Chiang Mai 50 years ago, is a treasure trove of traditional architecture with old style houses and their intricately designed wooden balconies so characteristic of Shan architecture. After visiting a local Shan lacquer ware factory, visit Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, the holiest in Kengtung.

Overnight in Kengtung


Kengtung

After breakfast at the hotel a full day excursion to explore the many and still very traditional ethnic minority communities of the Golden Triangle area. A 45–minute drive from Kengtung is Wam Pauk, the home of the red–clothed Palaung tribe. An easy trek of 15 minutes leads to Hwe Lon, a village of the Akha people. Continue walking to Koum Ma, a Wa tribe village. Stop for lunch at Pin Tauk Waterfall near a Lahu village.

In the afternoon meet with the elusive Ann minority. Return to Kengtung.

Overnight in Kengtung
Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)


Kengtung

Leave the hotel after breakfast to visit the Mong Kwan area by 4–wheel drive pick–up truck. Stop at the hill top Hwe Kwai village belonging to the Loi tribe. Observe the daily life of colourfully dressed Li Shaw people and the unique Wan Kwan mud houses. After a picnic lunch watch a traditional Lan Woan dance performance in Loi Lone village with beautiful Khun girls, in full traditional costume. Return to Kengtung.

Overnight in Kengtung
Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)



Depart Kengtung

Leave the hotel after breakfast for a walk around Kengtung Market, the meeting point for many hill tribe people. Continue to Yan–Gone village and visit a traditional pottery workshop. Continue to Bo Lang a village of the Ann minority and Wan Sai, an Akha community.
In the afternoon transfer to Kengtung Airport for onward flight.

Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

Useful Information

This tour is built upon our firsthand knowledge & experience, offering you the best choices available. The price of this trip varies depending on the number of people in your party, dates of departure, and availability of ground services. Please click on REQUEST A FREE QUOTE (above) and supply the required information, enabling us to send you your personalized quote within 24 hours!

Note: Amendments CAN be made to this tour to suite your requirements.

What’s Included?

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Private Vehicles and Drivers
  • Private English Speaking Guides (Other languages if available, upon request)
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes

What’s Not Included?

  • Your International Flights to and from Myanmar
  • Myanmar entry Visa Fees (contact us for further information)
  • Personal Expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Any bank fees or charges at your end

  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Tips for guides and drivers