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4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE

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4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE

Itinerary: 4 Days/3 Nights

Activities: Kengtung Trekking

 

DAY 1: YANGON – KENGTUNG

DAY 2 – KENGTUNG & VILLAGES
DAY 3 – KENGTUNG – TREKKING
DAY 4 – KENGTUNG – YANGON


Itinerary

Itinerary in details:

 

DAY 1: YANGON – KENGTUNG
Flight from Yangon to Kengtung. Upon your arrival in Kengtung, you will be transferred to New Kengtung. The city is known for its trekking program to villages of many colorful ethnic tribes which for decades have been untouched by tourism. In the afternoon, you tour of Kengtung, a pleasant city nestled in the mountain valley of Shan state which has retain most of its traditional Shan architectural grandeur. Visit Wan Pauk, a village of the red clothed Palaung tribe, famous for their silver and lacquered waistbands. A visit to the striking Maha Myat Muni Pagoda and hot spring is a must.
Overnight at Hotel in Kengtung

 

DAY 2 – KENGTUNG & VILLAGES
In the morning, stroll through the bustling local market and observe the peddling of wares by the minority hill tribes in their colorful traditional costumes. We will then bring you on a trek to Hwe Lon, an Akha minority village where you can interact with the villagers to learn their customs and habits. After lunch, discover the Ann minority tribe known for its black dress and teeth stained black from chewing betel nuts. A stop at Lone Tree Hill will offer you a panoramic view of Kengtung.
Overnight in Kengtung.

 

DAY 3 – KENGTUNG – TREKKING
Today, we will take you on a further exploration of the hill tribes as we scale the rugged terrain on local pock-ups to four neighboring Akha villages, one of which combining three religions. In the afternoon, trips to Loi, Li Shaw and Khun villages in the Mong Kwan region will deepen your insight of these distinctive and rich hill tribe customs and traditions.
Overnight in Kengtung.

 

DAY 4 – KENGTUNG – YANGON
Enjoy the day at your own leisure. If possible, we will bring you to witness Shan lacquer ware production and the trading of buffaloes at the water buffalo market held twice weekly. Transfer to the Kengtung Airport for your departure flight to Yangon.


Inclusions

• Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room.
• Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned car as specified in the itinerary above
• Travel by private, air-conditioned car with an experienced, safe driver.
• The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary except leisure time
• Lunches and dinners, as specified, in the programme
• Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
• Porter charges at airport or jetty
• Water and refreshing towels on touring days


Exclusions

• International flight tickets and airport tax.
• Visas
• Other meals not mentioned.
• Drinks, gratuities, tips and personal expenses.
• Insurance.


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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Thursday, 01 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Friday, 02 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Saturday, 03 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Sunday, 04 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Monday, 05 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Tuesday, 06 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Wednesday, 07 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Thursday, 08 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights
Friday, 09 October 2020 4 DAYS, KENGTUNG MINORITY VILLAGE 5 days/4 nights