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Keng Tung Myanmar
View of Keng tung

Get transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Kentung. (You can start the trip from Thailand at the Mae Sai border of Chiang Rai with a 4 hour vehicle transfer to Keng Tung).
Located in the far eastern part of Myanmar in the Shan State, this little charming town nestled in a sleepy valley surrounded by picturesque landscape of undulating hills and green mountains. The town is great gateway for wonderful trekking opportunities to discover untouched surroundings that is home to a great variety colorful ethnic tribes who retain very well their unique lifestyle.

In the afternoon you will take a guided tour to explore around this pleasant town. Enjoy sightseeing of some Shan architectural grandeurs in town and get to visit a little village of Palaung tribe nearby where you have chance to witness locals daily life with their unique customs, culture and appearance.
Remainder of the day is at your leisure. It is nice to take a leisurely walk around the scenic Nong Tung Lake, enjoy the laidback beauty of the town with the feel of traditional Shan atmosphere. 

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private vehicle
Internal flight
Sightseeing Keng Tung
tribal village visit
Hotel in keng tung
Akha people Keng Tung Myanmar
hill tribe people Keng Tung Myanmar

After breakfast, take a morning visit to the bustling local market where you see hill tribe people in colorful costumes from surrounding hills and mountains gather for exchanging and selling their goods. Strolling through, enjoy fascinating sights and sounds, get for you some wonderful shots and perhaps try some local tastes.
Later, take a wonderful trek along little tracks through hills and forests to an Akha minority village where you meet and interact with villagers, hear interesting anecdotes about them and get insights into their typical lifestyle and traditions. The people of Akha is known for their dress with colorful patterns and elaborated headwear made of aluminum or silver.
After lunch and a short break, continue your trek to a village of the Enn tribe. Also known as Ann or Eng, this minority group of people is unique to Kengtung region and is one of the most traditional ethnic groups found in Myanmar. They are known for their typical black dress, elongated ears with large earrings and black stained teeth rooted from their tradition of chewing betel nuts. Later of the day, enjoy the panoramic view of Kengtung and picturesque at sunset form the top of the Lone Tree Hill.
Back to the hotel and evening is at your leisure.

Summary of inclusions

Keng Tung trek
hill tribe villages explore
support truck
Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel in keng tung
Hill tribe village Keng Tung, Myanmar
Hill tribe people in Keng Tung, Myanmar

Take a further exploration of the land and hill tribe villages of Keng Tung with another full day trekking through breathtaking landscape of undulating hills, rugged mountains, streams, forest and charming villages nested among the beautiful nature. 
Today you will enjoy your visits to some other villages of Akha, Loi, Li Shu and Khun people those feature distinctive customs and traditions. Spend time to talk with locals, learn about their life and get for you wonderful experience.
Back to the hotel in the late afternoon and remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Summary of inclusions

transportation
trekking keng tung
hill tribe villages explore
support truck
Breakfast & lunch
Hotel in keng tung

Enjoy your at leisure and perhaps make a visit to buffalo market that held twice a week or a Shan lacquer workshop to observe the production of a special craft in Shan area.
Get transferred to the airport for flight to Yangon. Trip ends!

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private airport transfer
Internal flight
Breakfast

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PRICE & TERMS

PRICING IN US DOLLAR FOR PRIVATE TRIP PER PERSON BASED ON TWIN/ DOUBLE SHARING:

Number of Persons 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 8 9 - 10 11 - 12 13 - 15 Single supp
Price Please contact us for best price upon your travel date, number of travelers and specific needs

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Transportation on tour by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Water & cold tissue in car
  • Government taxes & Service charges

Exclusion

  • Other services than mentioned
  • Visa & International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips, Travel insurance
  • Bank transfer fee if any

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IMPORTANT NOTES

Tour itinerary: This tour itinerary can be tailored to meet your travel time frame, style, budget and expectation the best

Tour price: Travel Authentic Asia focus on quality and affordable package prices with the best value. The price is based on number of traveler taking the trip, the accommodation category you wish to stay, the mode of transportation, meals provided….

Payment: A deposit of 30% of total price is needed to initiate the tour booking after the itinerary is finalized. The balance for the trip is due 15 days prior to your arrival.

Arrival and departure flights: You are advised to make your own booking for international flights from/back your home country. This allows you to determine better the travel time frame, budget and to deal with insurance claim when needed. Travel Authentic Asia team will base on your flight schedule to work out the best itinerary for you or/and to modify the itinerary to get it matches.

Travel documents: You must carry a valid passport and have obtained all of the appropriate visas, permits and certificates for the countries in which you will visit during your trip. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the correct visas, permits and certificates for your trip. Travel Authentic Asia accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the failure of clients to obtain appropriate documentation.

Travel insurance: It is your responsibility to get your own international travel insurance and read the insurance policy before you travel and ensure that the insurance scheme provides with the requisite level of cover. Insurance should cover personal accident and medical expenses, evacuation and repatriation, baggage loss, and cancellation or curtailment of vacation. In some cases, travelers may have pre-existing medical conditions which their travel insurance company will not cover.
Other than local travel insurance(s) included in sightseeing tickets at sites, Travel Authentic Asia does not provide any kind of travel insurance on the trip except required and paid separately from the tour price.

 
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