How to travel to Hsipaw?

How to travel to Hsipaw?
Hsipaw town is located in the northern Shan state. You can travel to Hsipaw by bus or by train or by plane. You can travel to Hsipaw by express bus or Van from Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan or Inle Lake directly. You can also travel from Mandalay or Pyin Oo Lwin by train. The nearest international airport is Mandalay, the domestic airport is located in Lashio city which is 2 hrs away from north east of Hsipaw.

Travel by Express bus ( only evening bus) from ;
Yangon – Hsipaw ( 13 Hrs)
Inle Lake – Hsipaw (12 Hrs)
Mandalay – Hsipaw (6 Hrs)
Bagan – Hsipaw (10 Hrs)

Travel by train from (only morning train) ;
Mandalay – Hsipaw (14 Hrs)
Pyin Oo Lwin – Hsipaw ( 7 Hrs)

**The Train**
If you travel by train, it will be slower than the bus but it is very beautiful scenery and breathtaking rail-way bridge that you will enjoy along the journey. The train is old colony train and the hisotorical beautiful via-duct Gotheik bridge which is more than 100 years old. It is one of the hight light part along your journey. It is a must for travellers to take the train when you return home back from Hsipaw.

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