Nature is one of the most beautiful things in the world. The Shan State of Myanmar is home to some of the most stunning natural scenery you will ever lay eyes on. From the snow-capped mountains to the deep blue sea, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The state is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, including tigers, elephants, and leopards. If you are looking for a truly unforgettable experience, then you need to visit the Shan State of Myanmar. Nature lovers from all over the world come here to marvel at the breathtaking landscapes and get up close and personal with some of the most amazing animals on the planet. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!
Among three seasons, late winter and early summer would be the best time of visiting Shan state. Because of possessing Humid Subtropical climate which is separated as winter dry season that is from December to March and Winter Wet Season that is from April to November, generally the best time to visit Shan State is from December to March although it may be different according to your destinations. Having many various destinations with different geography and weather, the recommended time may also be different. Since winter wet season starts from April and some regions have heavy raining since April, if your destination is hilly region or heavily raining region, your itinerary can't be fulfilled.
Shan state is accessible by all kinds of transportations except boat or cruise. For planes, there are 14 domestic airports and among them, Heho airport and Keng Tung airport are mostly used. You can also visit by train and the main and most popular track is "going-up line" from Mandalay passing through Pyin-Oo-Lwin, Naung Cho, Gokteik, Nawngpeng, Kyaukme, Hsipaw and leading to Lashio. With car, you can come from most of the cities that there is many direct car lines from major cities of Shan – Taunggyi, Lashio and Keng Tung. When you reach your destinations, there are also some bike or car rental at specific places.