Kengtung

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Kengtung (Cheingtung, Chiang Tung, Kengtong, Kyaingtong) is a town in Shan State, Eastern Myanmar.

Get in[edit]

Best way is by bus from Tachilek (350 Thai baht), or shared taxi from Tachilek (450 baht/person, 4 people).

Get around[edit]

The town itself is walkable. Motortaxis are 500 kyat.

See[edit]

Hilltribe trekking can be arranged through your guesthouse or through an independent guide. When trekking, don't give children sweets, unless you are prepared to provide toothbrushes as well.

Do[edit]

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Eat[edit]

Shan khow soi-shan noodle soup is the staple of the region. Otherwise, try some local Burmese curry restaurants.

Drink[edit]

Rice whisky is cheap and potent. A Chinese beer costs around 800 kyat.

Sleep[edit]

  • Harry's Guesthouse. Comfortable double beds and hot showers for a reasonable price.

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