Myitkyina is the capital city of Kachin State which is situated 5 hours by car north of Bamaw at the Irrawady River. Myitkyinar is famous for its abundance of fruits. While the town itself is not very interesting, it offers a good starting point for visits into the many Kachin Villages. Visitors can tour the confluence (Myitsone) of Malikha and Maykha rivers, the source of Irrawady River.

Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary

Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary: Established in 1999 and situated in Mohnyin Township of Kachin state. Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary is the largest inland lake in Southeast Asia and covers an area of 299.32 square miles. It rains all the year round at the lake with an annual average rainfall of 1440mm.

Indawgyi Lake

Indawgyi Lake: Myanmar’s biggest natural lake, is situated in the Moegaung area in the Myitkyina district of Kachin State. The Lake is 16 miles long (North-South) and 7-miles wide (East-West), with a total lake area of 80 square miles.