vietnam tours packages

Extension to the Golden Triangle
(3 days/2 nights trip from Heho)

In the middle of the Golden Triangle, a crossroads of migration from China, South Kengtung, one of the most beautiful towns in Shan state, is the gateway to a region populated by ethnic hill Wa, Akha, Lahu ... This extension including trekking or easy ballades far from the beaten tracks is approachable to every person who can
normally move.

Brief itinerary:    

Day 1: Heho – flight to Kentung
Day 2: Kentung
Day 3: Kentung – flight to Heho.

Detailled itinerary:

Day 1: Heho – flight to Kentung
From Heho, take a flight to Kengtung. Arrival in Kengtung, which was only opened to foreign visitors since 1993. There will be a local guide who pick you up. Discover the costumes and traditions of minorities Khun, Wa, Ann, Lahu, Lisu, Palaung, Akhe, Akha which populate the region since they migrated from  Laos and from Yunnan in different epochs. Surrounded by some rice crops, they settled near rivers and on steep slopes of hills covered by forests that surround Kengtung. They have only natural resources for live: picking, peach, hunt and some animals of low courtyard. They live in autarky to the rhythm of sometimes primitive traditions
Road departure your guide for the village Ann de Ho Lung who is stuck on a small hill and the "village of Wan Sai where the Akhe women carry colorful “longhis”. Lunch and dinner in a local restaurant. Night at the hotel.

Day 2: KENTUNG
Start visiting the buffalo market with your guide on a car. Then drive to the village called "Wanpauk" - village in eastern Shan State in the East of Myanmar where the women wear the red longhis surrounded by hoops in bamboo or in silver. Hiking in the hills covered with dense vegetation to reach the villages fixed on mountainside with the Ann teeth stained black and the beautiful Akha headdresses and embroidered clothes. Discovery of waterfalls from Pine Tauk surrounded by jungles and back to Kengtung. Walking by the Naugtaung lake and enjoy sunset over the city from Lone Tree Hill where the vestiges of the old fortifications of Kengtung remain. Lunch and dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Kentung – flight to Heho  
Visit the big market of Kengtung where you can see all the minorities who cross. The Akhas sell grubs of grilled insect that very appreciated by the local population. The barter is still accepted in this region. You have free time to visit Kentung, the ancient capital Shan founded in 1243.

Kengtung is home to an interesting collection of temples and monasteries quite different: at Zom Khan, Wat In and Wat Ho Khong, the Maha Myat Muni Pagoda and visit a craft plant of lacquer traditional Shan. Lunch and dinner in a local restaurant. Transfer to the airport of Kengtung, flight to Heho.
End of your trip.

Tour price
(Price per person in US $)
Valid till 30th September 2017

Hotel category

Group
of 2

Group
of 3- 5

Group
of 6- 9

Group
of 10-15

Group
of 16-19

Group more than 20

Sgl
Sup

Standard

1040

935

880

825

787

776

60

Note: Supplement will be added to the price of the trip during Christmas and New Year period (from the 24 of December 2016 to the 05th of January 2017), and also during the Tet Holiday from the 27th of January to 05th February 2017

Name of city/ List of hotels

Standard

Kentung

Princess Hotel**
(Superior Room)

 

The price is included:

The price is excluded:

- Transfer with air-condition private car
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation based on twin sharing room including breakfast
- Lunch and dinner in the local restaurants as per program
- Entrance fees and excursions according to program

- International flights, airport taxes.
- Visa Fees & Travels insurance                                                     
- Drinks, tips and any personal expenses
- Supplement for single room
- Drinks, tips and any personal expenses
- Other services not mentioned in the program.
-
Visa Fees & Travels insurance  
-  Thecostsof photos inthePagoda                                                             - Other services are not mentioned above including

 

Additional Remarks:
Itinerary is subject to change depending on the confirmed flights, road conditions, and room availability.
Hotels listed in above might not be upto standard of your expectation, especially in the remote area where limitation of accommodation.
Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increases and USD currency fluctuations.

Observations:

The proposed trip has been tailored with great and professional care for your group only, and per your request such as the number of participants, the holiday period, the category of hotels ect. Your trip will be definitive after your confirmation and your deposit.

The hotels mentioned in the above list is for your reference only, They can be replaced by another hotel of similar quality and rating, in case the hotels are fully booked or have any “force majeurs”.
Please note that check-in time is from 14 pm and latest check-out time is at 12 am.

Domestic flights are provided by the local airline of the country you visit. The flight times may be changed without prior notice. Mandarin Road VOYAGE can not be liable for these force majers.

In general, all information in this document are only valid at the time when we make the trip for you. It can be changed for reasons beyond the control of Mandarin Road VOYAGES, such as : acts of God, acts of government, war (whether declared or not), threat of war, other hostilities, terrorist activity, civil strife, strikes, riots, fire, thefts, epidemics, quarantine or medical regulations, natural and nuclear disaster, medical or customs regulations, technical or administrative problems with transport, change or cancellation of International or domestic air/ train/ boat. We’ll inform you as soon as possible.

For your safety:
Health: No vaccinations are required. However, we advise you to update your vaccinations classics (diphtheria, tetanus, typhoid, polio, hepatitis). Appropriate antimalarial treatment may be necessary. Please seek advice from your doctor. Remember to go to the dentist before your trip.  Please read carefully GENERAL INFORMATION on our website.

Food/ Water: The Vietnamese cuisine is healthy, copious and fine. Westerners will find common ground with their daily food, but also typical Asian tastes.
For water, we recomment you buy bottled water (mineral water or purified). Please note that the tap water in hotels is not always drinkable.

However, please rest assured that we’ll make your trip wonderful and satisfactory.

Have a nice trip with Mandarin Road !