Absolutely experience entire area from Inle Lake to Kalaw and Loikaw- home of long neck people. The 6 days packages is choice for those who love outdoor activities and get to know real life of Myanmar. The journey is bit tough with long and bumpy drive on the country-side road or some part drive cross the jungle. Contact our travel consultant for more details and the best offers.
Start City : Heho
Visit Cities: Heho – Kalaw – Pyin Yar Village - Loikaw - Phae Khone – Inle Lake
Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request
Extendable with optional tours from Heho
PRIVATE TOUR COST: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
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Explore Inle lake, one of the most photogenic place of Myanmar
Get closer with local people through trekking trip in Kalaw
Soak up verdant hills, unique local tribes’ life and cuisine culture in Loikaw
Discover authentic locals’ life and amazing ruins in Shan State
Day 1: Heho Arrival – Kalaw
Upon arrival, you are welcomed by our tour guide and driver. Now we transfer to hotel in Kalaw. Along the way, you will enjoy the tranquil scenic of the green natural beauty, combining the exotic life of ethnic minorities and pine plantations. Check-in and discover the town or relax on your interests.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw
Day 2: Kalaw – Pyin Yar Village
After breakfast at hotel, we departure from Kalaw for a short drive to the junction of trekking way. After a 2h30 walk you arrive Hin Khar gone village. On the way you see the garlic & paddy field. In the afternoon, continue our trekking to Myin Sai Gone village, proceed to Pyin Thar village. It’s time to visit to some villages, observe the activities of cultivation and take pictures of beautiful scenery. Overnight at Pyin Thar village.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Homestay in Pyin Thar Village
Day 3: Kalaw – Loikaw
After local breakfast, we leave Pyin Thar for a short walk to Lu Pyin village. You head to Taung Gyi Shay village at the foot of the mountain. Due to the traveling time, we have chances to see the seasonal fields of potatoes, garlic… The last trekking stop is Myin Ma Hti village with the long cave in the mountain. Explore the cave with the inside ancient stupas and pagodas. Now the car is ready to give you a drive to Loikaw.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Loikaw
Day 4: Loikaw – trekking
Breakfast at hotel. Today we travel to Pemasong village. Here we get ready for the trek from Pemasong to Rang Ku village. En route, local guides will show various edible plants and herbal medicines which are used by community members in their ‘jungle larder’. Enjoy a pack lunch at jungle picnic. After lunch, we continue trekking to Rang Ku Hamlet where we meet the famous long necked women. It is also the interesting time interacting with Kayan people, discover the tradition and culture including performance of Kayan Traditional Music. After sightseeing in Rang Ku, we drive back to your hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel in Loikaw
Day 5: Loikaw – Phae Khone – Inle Lake
This morning, visit Pa Kyae San Pya where you observe the local life and an authentic market. Lunch at local restaurant and continue in the direction of Phae Khone. Now we take a boat to Inle Lake, situated at a height of 970 meters and covers an area of 72 square kilometers. The lake is considered one of the most beautiful places in Burma. On its banks live the Intha, population known to make fishing with lobster traps on board small boats which are governed by rowing standing with his leg; The Lake is also known for the floating gardens and numerous pagodas and monasteries that are located on its shores. Arrival at the hotel. Check-in and enjoy our time at leisure.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
Day 6: Inle Lake Discovery – Departure
After breakfast at resort, we take you to the boat trip at Phaungdawoo Pagoda, which is believed as the holiest pagoda of Inle Lake. Now we go to Ngaphechaung monastery – an impressive wooden monastery over the lake. The monastery is also called “jumping cat pagoda” as in the past, the cats were trained to jump through the hoops. The next stop is Nam Pan village where we visit the cotton and lotus weaving factory, cigar making houses…; the sites will provide you with the interesting time interacting with the Intha people. In the afternoon, transfer to Heho for your onward flights.
Good bye & Bon Voyage!
Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal travel insurance
Myanmar Visa (more at www.burmatravel.com/visa/).