Golden Triangle Area - Kyaing Tong
Golden Triangle Area is an area which is the border of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos. In recent years, more and more areas have been deemed safe for tourist. An interesting old colonial town Kyaing Tong lies 456km from Taung gyi , 163km from Tachileik opposite Mae Sai (Thailand),90km from Mong lar, a Chinese border town.Kyaing Tong was only opened to foreign visitors since 1993.There will be English speaking local guide who brings you to discover the costumes and tradition of minorities Khun, Wa, Lahu, Lisu, Palaung, Akhi, Akha, which populate the region since they migrated from Laos, and from Yunnan.Kyaing Tong is also known as for colorful tribes. Kyaing Tong can be reached by road or by plane from Tachileik (border with Thailand –Me Sai). By road it may take 4 hours. It can be reached by plane from Yangon, Mandalay and Heho.