- 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".
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.