Kyaing Tong Hill Tribes Trek – 4 Days

The eastern Shan State and particularly environs of Keng Tung has perhaps the richest diversity of ethnic minorities in all Myanmar. Many communities still maintain their unique characteristics, traditions and beliefs.

Keng Tung or Kyaing Tong as some call it is the perfect hub for treks and hikes to regions hill tribe villages. For the time being the only accommodations are in town so you will enjoy daily outings to different ethnic minorities villages. The treks and hikes duration and distance are adapted to guests fitness level and desired challenge.


  •  Tribal villages of North Eastern Shan state
  •  Kyaing Tong town
  •  Local festivals
  •  Meeting locals


Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Trip type: Hiking tour, adventure
Destinations: Kyaing Tong (Keng Tung)
Grading: Easy to moderate. Suitable for all ages
Price: Contact our sales team
Departures: Daily on private basis
Starts: in Kyaing Tong
Ends: in Kyaing Tong

kyaing tong hill tribes trek DAY 1 > ARRIVE AND EXPLORE KYAING TONG

Arrive to KyaingTong and transfer to your hotel. This afternoon wonder around the town and lake and get a feel of Kyaing Tong. Pass by the Saobwa Shan chieftains house and visit the old Wat Pha Jao Lung temple and the Khun Shan monastery of Wat Zom Kham considered the most beautiful in town.

Meals included:            –
Overnight stay:             Hotel in Kyaing Tong

Kyaing tong Hill tribes trek


This morning visit the bustling Kyaing Tong main market where colorful minority people come for trading. Continue with approx. 1 ½ hours drive to Loi Mwe, a town situated on a mountain plateau. On the way we stop at Wa village of Naung Cho known as the birth place of one of the earliest ethnic tribes of Shan country. In Loi Moi visit the Old Catholic church built by the Italian mission early in the 19th century and see some of the colonial houses built as summer residences during the British colonial era. Then drive to Ho Latt, Akha village. Continue on foot to the villages of the surrounding region and visit the unique Akha and Pang Wai Lahu ethnic minorities in a comfortable pace. The walking hours can last to 2 to 6 hours depending on the number of villages visited. In the afternoon, drive back to Kyaing Tong.

Meals included:            Breakfast at hotel
Overnight stay:             Hotel in Kyaing Tong

Kyaing Tong Hill Tribes Trek


After breakfast embark on drive to Wan Nyat village about one and half hours north of Keng Tong. Trekking to villages in Wan Nyet surroundings, visit old Shan monastery bamboo forest and scenic landscape. Return back to Kyiang Tong town late afternoon.

Meals included:            Breakfast at hotel, packed lunch
Overnight stay:             Hotel in Kyaing Tong



kyaing tong hill tribes trek


Morning time to visit noodle makers shop and lone tree hill before transfer to airport to connect to your flight.

Meals included:            Breakfast at hotel                         




Keng Tung Princess 2-3*
Conveniently located family owned Keng Tung Princess hotel is located near the main market / bazaar area. For many years it was the best hotel in town and is still hanging on to old legacy. With friendly service and informal atmosphere and comfortable rooms the hotel is good choice individual and group travelers.
Amazing Kyaing Tong 3*
The largest and best hotel in town overlooking the Nang Tong Lake. Amazing Kyaing Tong hotel is former government hotel which has been upgraded and renovated recently and is currently managed by Amazing hotel group. The hotel offers comfortable rooms and spacious dining facilities.
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  • Transfers & tours with English speaking local guide
  • Entrance fees & travel permits
  • Drinking water and cool towels
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Accommodation

Not included:

  • Visa to Myanmar
  • Domestic airfare
  • Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance (Please refer to Terms & Conditions)
  • Tips & gratuities at your discretion


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