Muse, a small town on the banks of the Shweli River, is the main border gateway between Myanmar and Yunnan Province (China). Shan State can be divided into Northern Shan State, Southern Shan State and Eastern Shan State. Lashio is the capital of Northern Shan State and Muse is 112 miles (179 km) north of Lashio, border town adjacent to China. Muse, a small town on the banks of the Shweli River, is the main border gateway between Myanmar and Yunnan Province (China). Located 190 km from Lashio, it is a bustling trading center, Muse Motel has modern facilities. Namkham and Kyukoke areNamkham and Kyukoke are the border towns.
In Northern Shan State popular tourist sites are Hsipaw, Lashio, Muse. The Shweli River forms the border between Myanmar's Shan State and China's Yunnan Province at Muse. Lashio is 280 km uphill from Mandalay, it is convenient to travel by car. There has a good accommodation for overnight.
The People's Republic of China borders Myamar from the northern tip to the eastern tip. Border entries are Lwe-ge, Muse, Namkhan, Kyu Koke, Kun-lone and Mongla.