Myitkyina, the capital city of Kachin state in the Northern part of Myanmar. The Kachin are one of the largest minority groups in Myanmar. Most Have converted to Christianity although animism is still practiced. Orientation tour of Myitkyina, set in a flat and very fertile valley where slash and burn agriculture is widely practiced. Fruits and vegetables are in abundance in the region. Myit-Sone, 45 km north of the city to observe the confluence of the Mekha and Melikha rivers, the origin point of Myanmar longest river, the Irrawaddy.