Kachin State is rich in the unique beauties of Myanmar with its untouched paradise and wildlife, more exciting and challenging trekking, and the colorful culture and tradition of related ethnic groups.

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Kachin State is the third-largest land area of the 14 States and Regions of Myanmar and the capital is Myitkyina. Other notable cities are Mogok, Bhamo, Mohnyin, and Putao. Kachin relates to a group of six ethnicities, the Jingpo, the Rawang, the Lisu, the Zaiwa, the Lashi/Lachik, and the Lawngwaw/Maru. According to the census of 2014, 1689441 population have lived, and the most religions are Christianity and animism, and also the Buddhists. Jingpho ethnic language is widely used and the second is the Maru language. Kachin state played a key part in the signing of the Myanmar independence treaty (Panglong Agreement) and was a major trading center based on agriculture and trade with China including Jade.

Why you should visit here?

  1. Kachin State is known for its interesting history, ethnic culture, natural resources, and breathtaking scenery.
  2. The most beautiful snow-capped mountain of Myanmar, Mt Phonyin Razi is towered 14050 ft (4282 meters) above the sea and offers exciting and challenging trekking opportunities with the unexplored wildernesses.
  3. The home of migratory birds, Indawgyi Lake is the largest in Southeast Asia and was recognized as ASEAN Heritage Park in 2003. The Kachin people celebrate the annual Manaw Festival in the middle of January every year takes a week in tribal customes.
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As there are a bunch of cool hangout places in Myitkyina where one can head to with their friends, family or gang. If you have been dealing with the same question, then your troubles end right here. This article will tell you about the best spot in Myitkyina where you can spend some joyful time with your loved ones.

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Restaurants in Kachin, Myanmar are definitely worth exploring! The food is fantastic, and the variety of dishes on offer is really impressive. Whether you're looking for something traditional or something more modern, you're sure to find it in Kachin. One of the great things about eating out in Kachin is that you can often find restaurants with outdoor seating. This is perfect for taking in the sights and sounds of the city while enjoying a delicious meal.

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Nature & Environment

Myanmar is a country of incredible natural beauty, and Kachin State is one of its most scenic regions. With its mountains, rivers, and forests, Kachin State is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and experience the peace and tranquility of nature. Whether you're hiking through the forests, rafting down the river, or simply enjoying a picnic in one of the many beautiful parks, Kachin State has something to offer everyone who loves nature. So if you're looking for a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors, be sure to add Kachin State to your list of must-visit destinations.

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How to get there

Kachin State is served by Bhamo Airport, Myitkyina Airport, Putao Airport, Myanmar Airways International, and Air KBZ fly from Yangon to Myitkyina 6 times a week. And the railroad will take 21-30 hours from Myitkyina and Mandalay. During the rainy season, there are floods and landslides, In the dry season (October and June), Myitkyina to Bhamaw road can be used.

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Surrounding Regions

Located at the sea level of 4,712 feet, Taunggyi is one of the hilly regions and home of numerous ethnics. It is the capital city of Shan State and is famous for its annual fire balloon festival which is held every November about 10 days. Possessing many scenic destinations and having cool weather make the city attractive and diverse. It is also surrounded by many spectacular destinations like Kakku, home of thousand ancient pagodas, Inlay, the region which is famous for picturesque Inle lake, its unique culture and living style, Pindaya, the countryside which is famous for its ancient limestone caves and so on. Moreover, because of colorful dwellers, not only its destination and weather but also various traditional dishes and local foods are the trademark of Taunggyi.

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Sagaing Region is a hidden gem in Myanmar that is rich in history and culture. It is home to the Sagaing Kingdom, which was the capital of the Kingdom. The region is also home to numerous Buddhist monasteries and pagodas that are located on hills and parallel to the river. Therefore, Sagaing Region is a must-visit for anyone who wants to experience the true culture and history of Myanmar.