About Kayah State

 KAYAH STATE Until just a few years ago, all Kayah State in eastern Myanmar was closed to foreign tourists. But following the nationwide election in 2010, and with ceasefire agreements now in place, the state’s capital Loikaw – as well as much of surrounding area – has been opened to…

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Place to Visit

Things to do in Loikaw

Taung Kwe Pagoda The main religious landmark in Loikaw, a collection of white and gold stupas perched on a limestone crag from which visitors can enjoy excellent views of the town and the surrounding countryside. Kayah State Cultural Museum gives some detail on the tribes of Kayah State, as well as their varying traditional dresses

Outside of Loikaw and Tribal Villages

Kyut Cave Located 15km east of Loikaw and it takes 45 minutes. It is a sprawling     natural limestone cave containing broken wooden boxes which are believed to be coffins from many year ago.  According to local legend, is a home to spirits and ghosts that can bestow miracles upon those who pay  the proper respect,

Travel Tips

Traveler’s Info in Kayah How to get to Kayah? By air: Flights from Yangon to Loikaw will take about an hour. There’s daily by Myanmar National Airlines (www.flymna.com ). By boat: Can travel from Nyaungshwe / Inle Lake to Pekong by boat and it will take about 6 hours, and then take a transfer by

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Festivals in Myanmar