Myanmar - Northern Myanmar (Chapter)
This is the Northern Myanmar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar (Burma) guidebook.
Savour the cool evenings and crisp nights of Lashio or Pyin Oo Lwin. Perfect weather for hiking from Hsipaw to timeless Palaung and Shan hill villages. Alternatively, ride the mighty, mesmerising Ayeyarwady River for a lazy week between Myitkyina and Mandalay.
- jump ship at Shwegu to discover the town’s historic island monastery and forest of mini-pagodas
- investigate the ancient pottery traditions of Kyaukmyaung
- restaurants & accommodation
- walk in the footsteps of George Orwell in sleepy riverside Katha
Coverage includes: Myitkyina & the Upper Ayeyarwady, Bhamo (Banmaw) & around, Katha & around, Kyaukmyaung & around, Shwebo & around, Pyin Oo Lwin & around, Kyaukme, Hsipaw & around, Lashio & around, the Far North.
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