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Northern Burma

Visit Northern Burma


Kachin State, Burma's northernmost state, is a region that has remained largely untouched due to the powerful geographical barrier of the Himalayas to the north. It's a world of hidden villages, trickling tributaries, sheer cliffs, rich forests and impossibly beautiful landscapes: a perfect base from which to explore some of Burma's most remote and rarely seen countryside.


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Where to go in Northern Burma


With a population of around 150,000, Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State has been a strategic domestic and international trading post for centuries.


Putao is the gateway to the Burmese Himalayas, a region overlooked by the silent giants of the mountains, where the icy waters of the Nam Lang River make their way through thick forests.

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U Bein Bridge near Mandalay

Myanmar (Burma) – A Traveller’s Guide

Regularly topping people's lists of dream destinations, Myanmar (Burma) is one of the world's most exciting destinations. It has recently opened its doors to more accessible forms of tourism, meaning you can enjoy this evocative, mysterious country easier than before.

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