Shan State

Hsipaw Haw Hann


Visiting Hours: 9.00 AM – 12.00 PM 3.00 PM – 5.00 PM


Hsipaw Haw Nann is in Hsipaw, Shan State. You need to cross the bridge near Namtu Road to reach the site. You can fly to Mong Hsat Airport in Shan State from Mandalay or Yangon or any other domestic airport. There is a regular train service from Mandalay to Hsipaw which takes about 11 hours. You can also take the train from Mandalay to Lashio. Buses are available from Mandalay to Hsipaw which leaves Mandalay at 6 AM. It takes about 6 hours.

Hsi Paw Haw Nan was the residential site of the Shan ethic prince – Saw Kya Seng. The history of this place is extremely interesting. You will learn about the love story between the prince and his Australian wife that happened in the early 1960s. Their love story was published with the title “Twilight over Burma: My life as a Shan Princess”. The publication of the book in 2015 caused the tourist attraction to gain immediate attention from more tourists worldwide.

The wife of the prince’s nephew now tells the tale of the couple along with the history of past events. Enjoy a visit here while cherishing a heart-warming love story.


The climate is usually mild, making the place an ideal destination to visit anytime during the year. If you wish to visit the nearby waterfall, then it is best for you to visit during monsoon season to fully enjoy the scenic view.