Eastern Myanmar

Eastern Myanmar is a region in Myanmar. The Shan people in Myanmar are the same as the Dai people in China's Yunnan Province. The Shan people are one of the largest minority groups in Myanmar.
Popular destinations: Inle Lake, Hsipaw and Tachileik

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Inle Lake is a shallow lake in the middle of Myanmar, southeast of Mandalay.

Hsipaw is a town in Shan State in Eastern Myanmar. Every day, a train makes it laborious way up from Mandalay, via steep hills and a breathtaking gorge, to Hsipaw.

Tachileik is in Shan State, Eastern Myanmar, on the border with Thailand. Although just 5 m across the river from Mae Sai, the northernmost town in Thailand, Tachileik is in a whole different world.

Kalaw is a hill station in Myanmar, at 1,320 metres above sea level.


Taunggyi is the capital of Shan State in Eastern Myanmar. Wherever you are in Myanmar, you can buy an express ticket to Taunggyi easily at car tickets sale centers, usually in markets.

Loikaw is the capital of the Kayan state in Eastern Myanmar close to the Thai border.

Kyaukme or Kyauk Me is a surprisingly bustling small town in Shan State in Eastern Myanmar.

Namshan is a village in Northern Shan State in Myanmar. Namshan is in the area where the Golden Palaung people live.

Kengtung is a town in Shan State, Eastern Myanmar. Best way is by bus from Tachilek, or shared taxi from Tachilek.
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