Northern Myanmar


The watershed of mighty Ayeyarwady river, (1350 miles) and the golden covered Chin Dwin river (594 miles) are started from the northern part of Myanmar . The Himalaya ranges are also covered some part of northern part of the leveling. And also covered with rain forest. The natural resource such as Timber, Jade, gold, and biodiversities are very rich in this area. The botanist researcher Dr F Kingdon Ward was the first discoverer of this region in botanical research. The Japanese mountain hiker Mr. Takashi O Zaki and Mr Nama Gyun Sein of the local Rawan tribe are the first conquerers of 5885 mile high snow-capped mountain, Mt Khakaborazi (the highest mountain in south east Asia) recently in 1996. The Tarong tribe (3′ 26”) height Myanmar pygmy people live at the northern part of Myanmar at base of Mt. Khakaborazi (Tarong village). They are now suffered less of their generation. Only four persons of pure Tarong remain at present. This is the last frontier tribes for researchers of Anthropology.

The areas are covered with this green forest, clean flowing river, the beautiful simple tribes and nature conservation parks, the uniqueness of those areas.

Putao Region

Always the cozy breeze is passing the Putao city. The most northern city of the country is at the base of Mt Khakaborazi and Mt Phonganrazi expedition. Mulashidee suspension bridge, lovely located at Malikha river’s bank, Machanbaw city. The most venerable pagoda of the state Kaung Hmu Lone, and the trekking to the regional tribes villages and the most attractions of the region. (Looking the snow-capped mountain from Putao in the clear weather days in the paradise of the region). As rich of Flora and Fauna it is good for researcher of biodiversity; Rawan, Lisu, Azi, Zaiwa, these Hill tribes live in the region.

Myitkyina Region

The capital of the Kachin state, located at the west bank of mighty Ayerwaddy. (This is the main administration city of the state.) Phakant jade mine, and Indawgyi lake are day drive from Myitkyina. The famous the natural resource areas and the beautiful nature area. (The Ayerwaddy confluence is started from 26 miles north of Myitkyina) can be reached by train and water wayfrom Yangon and Mandalay .
Jeanphaw, Lisu, Kukkii, Lachik, Lawaw Hill tribes peoples live in this area. Many gate way to nabour cling by means of border trade, pitaung Wildlife sanctuary is reached with 2 hours drive for Myitkyina its famous for elephant conservation. The Kachin manaw festival of held in Myitkyina anually. Kachin races and tribes are gathering on this occasions for their new year.

Kathar Area


Myitkyina to Bamaw, Bamaw to Katha by water way along the Ayerwaddy river is the paradise trip for bird watching. The migrate birds and the resident Himalaya birds are always welcoming the visitors. The first defile near Talawgyi and 2 nd defile near Shwekyin are really exacting to travel on the Ayerwaddy river. Ayerwaddy dolphins are attractive to travelers along this part. Katha is forever for this timber products. For 18 th century (colonial time) till to now, The timber extraction in still products.

The Hu Kaung Valley Tiger Reserve and Environs


One day drive from Myitkyina. Tanaing town is the main station for the reserve. (This is the world biggest tiger reserve (5958 sq miles) which was established by finest department and wildlife conservation society (USA base). Some Virgin forests are still located in the Valley. The local Naga tribes people Lisu, Kachin tribes people Khamti, Shan people live around this Valley. As rich in the forest resource, natural resource and biodiversity, gold mine, jade mine and forest products extraction is the main products of their areas. Sloughing with the elephant for cultivation in the unique of this areas. The world famous Ledo road (from India to China ) is passing through this Hu Kaung Valley.

Indawgyi Lake

Inn Chit Thu Tourism Group Bike, Indawgyi
Inn Chit Thu Tourism Group Bike, Indawgyi

Indawgyi Lake is located at Moenyin township. This is the largest Lake in Myanmar (214.67 sq miles ). The water covered lake areas on (100 sq miles) 1000 to 4000 of mountains are surrounded the lake. It is established as wildlife sanctuary in 1999. The ancient pagoda called Shwe Myitzu pagoda is located in the lake since 137 years ago. It is famous for its local festival. It is good for researcher of birds, fishes, mammals, forest and peleobiologist.

People and the Geba Land

There has existed all along, social intercourse between the Geba and other nationals life the Shan and the Pa Os in the north and the Bamar in the plains since the days of Myanmar Kings. Their simple life style of peace and harmony with nature and mankind is most enviable. They lived in the eastern skyline of Taung Oo, in serene splendor of the eastern Yoma, the home and the heartland of Kayin tribes. Over the land of Geba is raw and rugged but resplendent with natural beauty. The land is seemingly a wilderness of jungle and mountain, so inhospitable in looks. But to the Geba it is a wonderful land in spite of its wildness.