Useful Tips for Kachin State
Specialist Subject: Kachin State
- Both Package Tours and Foreign Independent Travellers (FIT) are allowed to travel to Myitkyina by plane or train.
- Both Package Tours and Foreign Independent Travellers are allowed to Hopin, Mohnyin and Mogaung by train and from there to Indawgyi by motor vehicle. For travel by motor vehicle to Hopin, Mohnyin, Mogaung areas. Prior permission is, required and only when permission is granted can travel be allowed.
- Both Package Tours and Foreign Independent Travellers (FIT) are allowed to travel to Jinghkrang, Myistone, Waingmaw and Washaung in the surrounding areas of Myitkyina.
- Only Package Tours are allowed to Putao by plane. For FITs who wish to travel to Putao, they must contact licensed travel agencies in Myanmar and travel only as a Package Tour.
- Travel as Package Tour to Khakaborazi located Putao, Naungmon and Pan Nam Din Townships require prior permission.
- For travel to Putao area as stated above, detail itinerary is to be submitted well advance to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
- Package Tours and FITs are allowed to travel to Bamaw by plane and by ship. For travel by motor vehicle, prior permission is required.