Yangon – Kalaw – Inle Lake - Yangon - 7 days
Kalaw is a scenic mountainous trekking area in Shan state. This place offers much more than trekking routes to tribal villages, it creates the real feeling of adventure from mountains to lakes. The trail from Kalaw to Inle lake is an outstanding combination of visits to Palaung, Pa-O ethnic minorities habitat and Intha floating life experience.
- Trip Description
Group size 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax Single supp Land Tour/ pp 920 715 650 185 2 Flights/ pp 250 250 250 Total 1,170 965 900 Included
- 2 Domestic Flights
( Yangon - Heho, Heho - Yangon)
- Meals indicated in your itinerary
- Transportation by A/C car per itinerary
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance fees, boat trips & excursions
- Meals and drinks, except those mentioned
- International flights, airport tax
- Tipping and other personal expenses
- Detailed Itinerary
Day 1- Yangon arrival
Our tour guide and driver will welcome you at Yangon airport for the transfer to city centre. Your hotel is centrally located and ideal for an orientation walk to the exotic streets of Yangon. Stay at leisure.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Welcome dinner.
Day 2: Yangon - Kalaw
Located on the mild highland of Shan state, Kalaw exposes a green natural beauty, combining the exotic life of ethnic minorities and pine plantations.
Our guide and driver will meet and greet you at the airport for the transfer to your hotel. Take your time to discover the town or stay at leisure in your comfortable hotel.
Accommodation: hotel in Kalaw.
Day 3- Kalaw – Pyin Yar village
Commence your trekking day to Taryaw village to experience the life of Palaung ethnic minority whose costumes feature bright and saturated colour, with married women wearing cane rings around their waists to indicate marital status. As you walk further, our guide will offer you some break in the viewing point to Shan hills. After lunch, proceeding to Shar Bin village via 2 other villages.
Accommodation: homestay in Pyin Yar village
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4- Pyin Yar village - Htee Thein
The hidden parts of Kalaw is a realm of unique culture and agriculture founded by many tribes who immigrated here from Mongolia and Tibet.
Today, you will spend 3 hours to reach the village of Konlon, where you will have lunch in a local house. After lunch, continue your trek to Pattu Pauk. On the way, you will experience the life Pa-O and Taung Yo tribes.
Accommodation: homestay in Htee Thein village.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5- Htee Thein – Inle Lake
Leaving Htee early in the morning for Indein, known as the home of 400 stupas and ancient hill pagodas. Enjoy the lake view and vegetation from Indein peak.
After lunch, you will enjoy the relaxing time on a motorboat ride to visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famous for its richly gilded five small Buddha images, also is believed the holiest in Inle Lake. The most unique scene of this lake is the one leg rower that appears nowhere in Myanmar.
Stay at leisure in your hotel.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle lake
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6- Inle lake – Yangon
As you wake up with the beautiful sunrise on the lake, the boatman is await to introduce you the Intha life. Start your day with a stop in the boat maker factory, where the traditional painting and teak boat are made. After that, you will discover how local people created the floating vegetation. Proceeding to the silk and cigar factories to know the traditional work of Intha people.
As the boat stops at Nyaung Shwe, our driver will pick you up for the airport back to Yangon.
Once you arrive in this former capital city, stay at leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon
Day 7- Yangon
Have breakfast in the hotel. Embark on a walk from Sule Pagoda to City Hall building, from where you will enjoy the British buildings of Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Transport. Following, you will encounter the exotic food stalls and local markets of Yangon, from where you will proceed to the colorful blending streets of Chinese, Indian and Burmese.
Further, it is time to enjoy some shopping in Bogyoke Aung San market where famous gems, fabric, lacquer ware, wood sculptures… are plentiful and available to bargain.
In the afternoon, take your camera to the biggest pagoda of Yangon- Shwedagon. This pagoda dominates the sky of the city with its sparkling from gold and diamonds, also famed for its long, sacred history. Stay at your own until our driver come to pick you up for the departure flight.