Myanmar - Eastern Myanmar (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Eastern Myanmar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar guide-book.

Travellers to eastern Myanmar get the chance to experience both beautiful Inle Lake and some of the finest trekking in the country. There’s the intriguing opportunity of getting right off the tourist trail in areas that see very few foreigners.

  • drift around the backwaters, markets, ruined stupas and monasteries of Inle Lake
  • maps
  • base yourself in the temperate former hill station of Kalaw and trek to surrounding villages, or all the way to Inle Lake or Pindaya
  • transport
  • come face-to-face with Tai and traditional hill-peoples cultures in Kyaingtong, an attractive and little-seen city in eastern Shan State
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Inle Lake & Around, Nyaungshwe, Taunggyi, Pindaya, Kalaw, Thazi, Border Areas, Kyaingtong (Kengtung), Mong La, Tachileik, Kayah State, Loikaw.

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