Place to visit in North Eastern Myanmar

Places to Visit : North Eastern Myanmar

 

  • Kalaw
  • Kalaw is situated in Shan State, Myanmar. Kalaw is a popular hill station of Myanmar. It is a peaceful and quiet place. At an altitude of 1320 metres it's also pleasantly cool and a good place for hiking and amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged mountain scenery.

  • Pindaya
  • Pindaya, a three hour drive from Helo is a city located in the hills of the Shan State, the largest area within Myanmar. The cave is noted for its 9000 Buddha statues, but is also a bustling market town located on a small lake.

  • Nyaung Shwe
  • Nyaungshwe is a small town at the northern end of the Inlay Lake. There are many Major attractions......

  • Inle Lake
  • Inle Lake is 22km long and about 11km wide. The lake is at 1328 metres above sea level. Inle is one of the most popular tourist destination in the Shan State.

  • Taunggyi
  • Taunggyi is the capital city of Shan State. Shan State is the largest state in Myanmar and hence Taunggyi is an important city of trade. It is 1430 meters above sea level. Taunggyi meaning "The huge mountain" in Myanmar.

  • Kakku
  • The Kakku relic pagoda of the southern Shan state, which only recently has become one of the most visited places in the Shan State. It is situated near Mway Taw Village, Kakku village tract, Taunggyi township, under the administration of special region 6, About 25 KM away from Taunggyi, the Capital of Shan State.

  • Aungban
  • Aungban is located at 4219ft (1286m) above sealevel,38 miles (61km) away from Taunggyi and 6 miles (10km) away from Kalaw. Aungban is an important town for farmers because it is a junction of Pindaya, Kalaw, Taunggyi.

  • Hopone
  • Ho Pone is believed to be an ancient town and the residents are mainly Shan and Pa-O. It is located 12 miles (19km) away from Taunggyi on the way to Hten San Cave. The most famous religious site is the Shwechanthar Pagoda and Ho Pone pond is also a beautiful spot.

  • Kyaing Tong
  • Kyaing Tong is about 456km from Taunggyi, the capital city of Shan State. Kyaing Tong is inhabited by ethnic tribes such as Wa, Shan, Akha and Lahu. Kyaing is full of temples, colonial buildings, lakes and is the most scenic town in Shan State. Kyaing Tong also carries the definition of "Walled City of Tung".

  • Tachileik
  • Tachilek is the easternmost town in the country and enjoys the fame of anchoring the Myanmar end of the Golden Triangle, a term which made its entry into print during the Vietnam war.

  • Lashio
  • Lashio is in a mountain basin at 855 meters. The weather is wet, since clouds may form and deliver rain just about any time of the year. Lashio is basically divided into Lashio Gyi and Lashio Lay districts.

  • Muse
  • Muse is located 247 miles (398km) far from Mandalay, a small town on the bank of the Shwe-li River. Muse is the main border gateway of Myanmar and China. There are many car lines from Mandalay to Muse.

  • Myitkyina
  • Myitkyina is the Capital city of Kachin State. The town is situated in a flat valley that becomes extremely hot in the hot season and very rainy during the monsoon. There is an abundance of fruit in this state.

  • Putao
  • Putao is a town far north of the Kachin State. Putao is close to the Hkakaborazi Mountain, the highest mountain in Myanmar. Hkakaborazi means snowcapped year round. It is 5889 meters high.

  • Loikaw
  • Loikaw has a population of about 11,000 and it is the capital of Kayah State in Myanmar. It is located near the State’s northern tip, at an elevation of 1200 meters.

  • Thipaw
  • Thipaw also known as Hsipaw, is a well know town in Shan State, Myanmar. It is 200km or about 124 miles northeast of Mandalay, lying at 1370ft (418m) above sea level. There are several interesting sites around the Dokhtawaddi River, very peaceful and quiet.







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