Go to Hsipaw to experience one of the best railway journeys in the World.
Before reaching this small town in Northern Myanmar, the train crosses a steel bridge that spans the massive and very picturesque Goteik Gorge.
The town itself is an excellent place to get a feel of rural Burma and go on nature treks.
Mandalay to Hsipaw train, in Myanmar
Sunset Hill in Hsipaw, Greater Mandalay, Myanmar
Gokteik Gorge Bridge on the Mandalay to Hsipaw train in Myanmar
View of the Goteik Gorge aboard the Mandalay to Hsipaw train in Greater Mandalay, Myanmar
Local scene on the train ride from Mandalay to Hsipaw, in Myanmar
Mandalay to Hsipaw train in Myanmar
Old woman selling chilli at the morning market, in Hsipaw, Myanmar
Monk apprentice on morning alms, in Hsipaw, Greater Mandalay, Myanmar
Apprentice monks at the morning market, in Hsipaw, Greater Mandalay, Myanmar
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