|Asterism Travels & Tours - Myanmar||Kyegaung Myanmar-China border at Muse, Ruli|
Kyegaung border check point between China's Yunnan and Myanmar's Shan state. Shwe Li or Yuli river flows between Muse (Shan state) and Ruli (Yunnan) towns.
Foreign tourists can ask their Myanmar travel agent or tour operator to apply for a permit for them to travel across this border. Up to 2004 the permit application needs documents such as passport copies, travel itinerary, photos. Tourists need to carry photos and passport copies, and have to travel with a Myanmar guide inside Shan state.
Road distances from Mandalay to Muse (border check point to Yunan province of China)
Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin = 42 miles (67 km)
Pyin Oo Lwin - Naung Cho = 34 miles (54 km)
Naung Cho - Kyauk Me = 44 miles (70 km)
Kyauk Me - Hsipaw = 20 miles (32 km)
Hsipaw - Lashio = 35 miles (56 km)
Lashio - Thein Ni = 32 miles (51 km)
Thein Ni - Kuk Khaing = 16 miles (26 km)
Kuk Khaing - Nam Fu Car = 29 miles (46 km)
Nam Fu Car - MoneYu = 28 miles (45 km) --Border Security Special Force check point
MoneYu - Muse = 8 miles (13 km)
Photos and information from Yangon to Muse driving trip in Nov/Dec 2001