|Asterism Travels & Tours - Myanmar||A tourist class hotel in Kyaing Tone, a golden triangle town in eastern Shan state|
Back to hotel list - Private Hotel (Kyaing Tone)Private Hotel is situated in a quiet avenue, within walking distance of downtown and is the resort-style hotel in Kyaing Tong (the so-called capital of golden triangle). Currently 7 cottages are located in the 24000 square feet garden. The resort is designed in traditional South-East Asian style and is constructed out of local materials such as teak and pine.
Electricity with back up generator for power failures, water purification system, telephone, car transfer from and to the airport, car and motorcycle rental service, tours and trekking services, laundry service.
The restaurant serves Shan, Myanmar, Thai, Chinese and some western dishes as well as drinks and snacks. 40feet x 35feet lawn is set up for traditional ethnic group dances.
Spacious double bedrooms [12.5 feet x 15 feet] with air-conditioner. The attached bathroom [12.5 feet x 7 feet) is fitted with hot-cold shower and exhaust fan. All bedrooms have windows that open to take advantage of the cool night breeze. All bedrooms have private verandahs for relaxation.
Temperatures: February to June 20 to 35C, June to October 15 to 30C, October to February 5 to 30C.
Highlights : water buffalo market near Kyaing Tong, driving and hiking to hilltribe villages of La-Hu, Akha, Wa, Lwe, Palaung, Shan, and so on. Maung Lar border town between Myanmar and China, Tachileik border town between Myanmar and Thailand, mountain scenery, waterfalls and streams, handicrafts of hilltribe people, their culture.
1 = Kyaing Tong
2 = Maung Lar (90 km from Kyaing Tong - about 3 hours drive)
3 = Loimwe hill reserve
4 = Mong Hpayak
5 = Tachileik (160 km or about 5 hours drive)
6 = Mae Sai (Thailand)
7 = To Taunggyi and Inle lake
M = Mekong river
Kyaing Tong can be reached by domestic flight from Heho, Mandalay, Bagan and Yangon in Myanmar. From Tachileik at Thai-Myanmar border people can travel by road or by flight.
Kyaing Tong to Taunggyi road is still not safe for foreigners because of bad road condition, very long driving, and no proper rest place and accommoddation along the way, etc. (Jan 2007).