Tourism

Lashio waterfall has more to offer as a tourist destination

Lashio- Chauk Htat Siint waterfall in Pankhaw village in Lashio has had an increase in the number of visitors recently, yet still faces problems with litter and a lack of facilities.

“It is about 10 miles from Lashio.  As it is an earthen road, no vehicles can access it,” said a local, who visited the waterfall recently.

It is well-known via social media and is now often packed with visitors.

Tourist no-go zones unchanged: ministry

The list of no-go zones for foreigners and tourists will remain unchanged, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.

The Commander-in-Chief's Office and the military-controlled Ministry of Home Affairs sent a directive to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism in December last year about the restricted areas where foreigners' safety cannot be guaranteed.

“The list remains the same. We cannot comment when it will be lifted. I think it will take time,” said Myint Htwe, a senior official from the tourism ministry.

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