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Myitkyina and Kachin State

3 Days | 2 Nights

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Myitkyina and Kachin State
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Our Asia Senses representative will come to pick up you at your hotel in Yangon/Mandalay, then transfer to the airport to catch the domestic flight to Myitkyina. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by your local guide and driver. They will provide you a transfer to your hotel for check in.

Start our Myitkyina sightseeing tour with a visit to Su Taung Pyi Pagoda, one of best well-known pagodas in Myitkyina. In the pagoda, you will see Shwe Thar Lyaung Buddha, a reclining Buddha which was donated by a Japanese war veteran.

Afterward, take a 1.5 hour drive to the peaceful Myit Sone town which is 38 kilometres from Myitkyina. This town is located on the confluence of the Maykha and Malikha River where these rivers join to form the Irrawaddy River. The area is widely recognized for its ecological value and is described by prominent conservation organizations as one of the world's eight hotspots of biodiversity.

Have your lunch at a local restaurant in Myit Sone. In the afternoon, take a boat trip along the waterways while enjoying the natural beauty of these river and observing the daily life of local people.

In the late afternoon, be transferred back to Myitkyina. Overnight in Myitkyina.
Following the breakfast, we will visit a traditional looming workshop near Nyaung Pin Gyi ward. Here, you can watch the steps to make traditional Kachin costumes with intricate designs and patterns. After that, we head to the peaceful town of Waing Maw via Bala Min Htin Bridge of Irrawaddy River. En route, make a stop to visit Hnant Myin Kha village which is famous for its beautiful flower field and picturesque scenery. Upon arrival at Waing Maw village, visit a blacksmith workshop where Dao, traditional Kachin swords are made. These swords are traditional weapon of the head hunter tribe of Kachin.

Have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we proceed to Wa Shaung village which is 32 km far from Waing Maw. On the way, we will visit some more tribal villages to better understand about local life. Upon arrival Wa Shaung village, walk around the village and enjoy the pristine natural scenery.

In the early evening, your driver will transfer you back to Myitkyina. Overnight in Myitkyina.
Breakfast & Lunch
This morning, you will visit Myitkyina’s morning market which is located by the river. Observe the daily activities of this colourful market. Before transferring to the airport for the domestic flight to Yangon/Mandalay, you will make some stops to take the photos or buy souvenir for your friends and family.

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