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Kyaing-Tong

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Kyaing-Tong lies on loe undulating ground, not far from the Thai border. Situated in the eastern Shan state and about 450 kilo meters from the capital of Shan state, Taunggyi and 176 kilo meters from Tachileik. It is very famous for its scenic beauty and many different ethic tribes who lives around Kyaing-Tong. Many villages of various ethnic groups are Gon, Lwe, Li, Lwelah, Thai Nay, Shan, Li Shaw, Li Su, Palaung, Akha. These villages became a major tourist attractions for trekkers who can stay around at least two or three days in Kyaing-Tong. Also another places of interest are colourful central market, a pleasant looking Naung Tong lake, monasteries in Shan style and traditional lacquer ware works.

 

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