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Kyaing Tong

Kyaing Tong, Myanmar

Kyaing Tong, the unique and isolated corner of Myanmar and the largest town in eastern Shan State, situated 456 km northest of Taunggyi and 787 m above sea level. Surrounded by Wa, Shan, Akha and Lahu villages, Mountains and remained with decaying colonial style building, Kyaing tong is the most scenic town in Myanmar. This is famous for trekking place in Shan state, also able to oberve the traditional architecture with the old-style houses with wooden balconies so characteristic of Shan architecture ad the different ethnic minority communities of the Golden Triangle like the red clothed Palaung tribe, the Akha people or the Lahu tribe.

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