5 Days / 4 Nights trekking in Keng tung is day return combination tour of soft trekking and hill tribal sightseeing. It will be on the Shan mountain rang. This tour is suitable for any traveler who wants to visit colorful hill ethnic villages by easy trekking. In this tour, you will be all different tribal village around Keng Tung. Sightseeing in the villages to see different colorful tribes, trekking among the vegetable farm and visit some historical monuments are the main attraction of this trip. All of the villages are situated on the high altitude and most of the trekking times are on the hills, you will get nice weather and unite trekking along the trip. We do recommend this tour for all travelers who have good trekking experiences or not. Even it is your first time for trekking, you will enjoy the trip too much.
Tour Code : MT : 007 Grade : Walking and Soft Trekking Trip Duration : 5 days / 4 nights Duration on trek 4 and half days trekking Max. Altitude : 3000 ft Average trekking hour per day and distance: It will be about 3 to 4 walking and trekking hours and 5 to 7 miles per day. Recommend max group site : 12Pax Fitness : This trekking trip is recommended for any traveler who has experience in trekking or not. So you should be healthy and fit for 4 day soft trekking. Time for the trip: From October to April are recommended, the best time will be on November, December, January and February. Weather Info: November to April will be hot in the day time but it will be cold in the morning and late evening. It will be 25oC- 30oC at day time and 5oC to 10oC at night time normally. June to September will be rain. Accommodation: 4-night accommodations will be a hotel in Keng Tung. Bathrooms/shower on trek: At the hotel. Meals info: You can buy all meals at local. Lunch box is recommended for whole day trekking.
Day 1. Yangon-Kyaingtong
The morning flight to Kyaingtong is the opening of the day tour program which has some extensions to explore the authentic cultures of colorful ethnic groups – all settled in Eastern Shan State. Different religions, mainly Buddhism, Christianity and animism, and upland people wearing traditional costumes paint the city to become lovely. Some tour highlights are interesting: Mahamyatmuni Buddha Image, the most impressive Wat Jom Kham Pagoda and Shan monasteries in the down town and R.C.M church.
Day 2. Kyaingtong
A short morning sightseeing at the central market to observe the colorful tribes who come and see their home products, such as vegetables and fruits, starts the full day tour programs. An excursion, after the observation at the market, to Ho Chin Village will offer an insight into Akha and Lahu tribes, animists lived on the hillside, as in their ways of life and traditional houses. The return to Kyaingtong is the end of the day course.
Day 3. Kyaingtong
Water-buffalo market is the first of the day line-up and then approach toward Pin Tauk villages of Akha and Enn tribes, mostly animists usually worn black traditional costumes. The trek is along the small trail lush forest hill enjoying the beautiful scenery of Shan Mountain range. A visit to traditional houses while spending your time with the upland people there touches you a new knowledge. It won’t stop here that, on the way back, another pleasure will hit us in the time of sightseeing of Palaung tribes in their red costumes with silver rings on their body in Wan Pauk Village. Have enjoyable dinner will be in Kyaingtong.
Day 4. Kyaingtong
Loi tribes, living in some villages having ancient and their own ethos, is good to be observed. Two and a half hour scenic driving takes you to get there to discover it. One thing worthy to mention is that all the relatives in each village live in a long hut together, mostly six or seven families. Life there depends upon forest to make their living by hunting and as the religion animism is still held by all the villagers. Authentic cultures of those Loi tribes can fuel the flame of your interest while touring. Go and see some more villages of mountain tribes on the way back to hotel. A free evening is smooth with delicious dinner and pleased night stay in Kyaingtong.
Day 5. Kyaingtong- Yangon
The morning visit to the central market to observe the way of life of the people in the upland and their handmade colorful dress and local products is operated as the start of the program. Being closed with China, Thailand and Lao as situated in the border, Kyaingtong is a central trading town of eastern Shan State. Afternoon flight back to Yangon.
Tour package price :
Based on twin share accommodation in united state dollars.
Tour cost per pax based on USD 1 2 3 4 5 6 MT : 007 930 615 515 450 400 370
All of the above mention pricing will validity form 1st Oct, 2018 to 31st May, 2019. This pricing is just only for your private tour.
- A local guide who speaks English & local language and had been many times to your destination
- All accommodation as mention in the detail itinerary
- Only breakfast
- All transportation for transfer and sightseeing
- Free drinking water throughout the trip
What’s not included
- Travel insurance
- Domestic flight
- All meals as mention in detail itinerary
- Visa fees
- All beverages
- Tips for your leaders and porters
Flight exclusive trekking holidays:
We show only flight exclusive package rate on this website based on our experiences. Some of our clients want to buy the air ticket on their own or from their local agent. On the other site, they want to take flight from their preferred destinations; Yangon, Mandalay, Heho or other. We offer the best airfare rate just for our clients.
Accommodation at village houses
We do arrange to make night stops just only at a hotel in Keng Tung.
All the prices mention on our website are correct at the time of mention. And also, the prices may be vary without any notice. But we never change any pricing after making the confirmation of the tour. For our partner and tour operators, we never change the prices of contract.
Important notes for the booking procedure of your trekking trip
We would like to request all of our clients to book this tour at least 90 days prior or more to your arrival date to Myanmar. Less than 90 days will be on request and subject to available of our professional tour leader and accommodation.
Increasing tourist arrival in Myanmar, you will need to book your tour and flight tickets in advance as early as you can.
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