Loikaw, located in Kayah state, is a rewarding destination for those who are excited to visit a new, local destination, and a homeland of long-necked women. It has a fascinating culture, welcoming people and impressive natural scenery. Collective community-based tourism has been well settled in the area. What truly set Loikaw apart is the endearing warmth of the people, their sense of humor, and passion to share their rituals, arts, crafts, and music. Travelers who are interested in culture can visit animist temples, meet local musicians playing unique bamboo instruments and try on a local costume. Active travelers can enjoy forest trekking accompanied by local tour guides. Loikaw is easily accessible from Inle Lake.