Myit Kyi Na

MYIT KYI NA

Myitkyina ( “ Myitkyi “ means “ Big River “ & “ na “ means “ near” , Myitkyina is the city nearby Big River ) is the capital city of Kachin State in the Northern Part of Myanmar. It is the northern most railway terminal, 919 miles from Yangon and 487 miles from Mandalay. Visitors can tour the Myit Sone , the confluence of Maikha and Malikha Streams. Ayeyarwady, the most useful river in Myanmar has its source from this confluence and flows 1325 miles ( 2170 Km ) throughout the country. The water over here is crystal clear. Myitkyina is home to Kachin ethnic people such as Kachin , Jinghpaw , Lisu , Lashi , Burmar , Indian & Chinese with population of 306,949 in 2014. The panoramic view of Myit Sone with the unspoiled beauty of nature is beyond the expression of words and will definitely be a fine attraction to tourists. Myitkyina can be reached by road , rail , river and air. Different tribes of national races live in harmony with their own cultures , customs , dialects , dances and lifestyles. The overland trade route to India and China and World War II supply line to China along the Ledo Road pass through Myitkyina. For mountaineering enthusiasts , expeditions to Mount Khaka Bo Razi and Mount Gam Lan Razi would be an adventure. Kachin Manaw Festival celebrates at Myitkyina at every January.

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Bhamo

Bhamo ( sometimes spelling as Bhamaw ) is the city of Kachin State in the northernmost part of Myanmar , located 186 km (116 mi) south from Myitkyina , the capital city of the state of Kachin. It is on the Ayeyarwaddy River. It is a gate way town to go to China as It lies within 65 km (40 miles ) of the border with Yunnan Province , China. it was the east outpost of the country to against Kumintang who came down from Yunnan of China in 1956.
At the moment , only chance to reach there is by flight from Myitkyina or Mandalay & by boat from Katha. Bhamo is a trading center which for many years was an important meeting-point on the way to and from China.
Tourist attraction sites are Shwe Kyee Nar pagoda ( Golden Crow Pagoda ) , Maha Theindawgyi Pagoda , Chan Thar Ya Pagoda , Thein Hpa Hill , 470 meters long Bamboo Bridge , Chinese Joss , Biggest Stone Camp and St.Patrick’s Cathederal Church.
The population of 135,877 consists of Chinese and Shan , with Kachin peoples in the hills around the town.

Katha

Katha is the small riverside town in the Sagaing Division & it is located at the western bank of Great Ayeyarwady River & it was model for Kyauktada in George Orwell’s novel “ Burmese Days “.
Katha is 12 hours by rail north of Mandalay through the railroad junction town of Naba which is 23 km (14 mi) to the west of Katha. A small branch of railway runs east from Naba to Katha. Katha can also be reached by ferries that run on the Ayeyarwaddy River between the upstream town of Bhamo down to Mandalay. There is also direct bus service from Mandalay to Katha, but it is a bumpy ride.
In 1926 and 1927 , Katha was briefly home to British colonial police officer , Eric Blair ( known by his pen name , George Orwell ).
Tourist attraction sites in Katha are George Orwell’s house , Deputy Commissioner’s Home , Fire station , Kan Thar Tennis Club that is constructed in 1923 , St. Paul’s Anglican Church , Government Anglo Vernacular High Scholl ( 1925 ) , British club & Nat Pauk Elephant Camp.
Although Orwell modified the plan of the town a little, it’s possible to seek out several of the colonial buildings that played a part either in the novel or in Orwell’s life in the town.

Indawgyi lake

Indawgyi lake is one of biggest inland lakes in Southeast Asia & it’s the largest lake in Myanmar & it’s in the Mohnyin township of Kachin State.

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