Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Tour Route: Yangon – Keng Tung – Yangon
Tour Type: Trekking, Adventure & Discovery, Nature, Landscape
Tour Highlights: Wan Pauk, Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, Hwe Lon, Lone Tree Hill Mong Kwan region
Experience this Kyaing Tong Hill Tribe Trekking Tour With:
- Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, and profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
- Drivers: polite, friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
- Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window
- Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
- Accommodation: various types of accommodation are available, from 5-star hotels, 4-star hotels in the best location, good value 3-star hotels, to boutique hotels reflect the style of the region
Day 1: Yangon – Keng Tung
Day 2: Keng Tung & Villages
Day 3: Keng Tung Trekking
Day4: Keng Tung – Yangon
Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation!
Day 1: Yangon – Kengtung
Flight from Yangon to Kengtung. On arriving in Kengtung, you will be transferred to New Kengtung. The city is known for its trekking program to a number of villages where many colorful ethnic tribes have lived for decades and are untouched by tourism.
In the afternoon will be your tour of Kengtung, a pleasant city nestled in the mountain valley of Shan state that has retained most of its traditional Shan architectural grandeur. Next up visit Wan Pauk, a village of the red-clothed Palaung tribe, famous for their silver and lacquered waistbands.
Continue your journey with a visit to the striking Maha Myat Muni Pagoda and the hot spring is a must. Overnight at the hotel in Kyaing Tong.
Day 2: Kengtung & Villages
Start in the morning by strolling through the bustling local market within observing the peddling of wares by the minority hill tribes in their colorful traditional costumes. Follow your guide with a trek to Hwe Lon, a minority village named Akha where you can learn their customs and habits through interacting with the friendly villagers.
After lunch, discover a tribe named Ann, known for its black dress and teeth stained black from chewing betel nuts. A stop at Lone Tree Hill will offer you a breathtakingly panoramic view of Kengtung. Overnight in Kengtung.
Day 3: Kengtung – Trekking
Today, continue your tour with a further exploration of the hill tribes as we scale the rugged terrain on local pick-ups to four neighboring Akha villages, one of which combines three religions. After lunchtime, trips to Loi, Li-Shaw, and Khun villages in the Mong Kwan region will deepen your knowledge of these distinctive and rich hill tribe customs and traditions. Overnight in Kengtung.
Day 4: Kengtung – Yangon
Enjoy the day at your own leisure. If possible, you may have a chance to witness the Shan lacquerware production and the buffaloes trading at the water buffalo market held twice weekly.
After that, back to the Kengtung Airport for your departure flight to Yangon. We hope that you love the itinerary we design for this 4-day Myamar trekking to Keng Tung. Thank you for making your trip with Go Myanmar Tours.