3-Day Hiking: from Kalaw to Indaing

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 3 Days

tour highlights

  • Stay with locals at an authentic homestay
  • Dine on delicious traditional dishes
  • Travel through amazingly peaceful villages, getting a feel for local traditions and customs along the way
  • Admire the stunning scenery from hilltop vistas

tour details

Spend 3 days travelling through gorgeous scenery on this amazing adventure. You’ll start by reaching Myin Daik, where you’ll have the chance to visit a local market where villagers sell flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Then walk to Ywar Pu before arriving at Shan Pin Village. After a rest, walk down to Laming Village where you’ll enjoy dinner and accommodation at a local homestay. The next day, you’ll journey to several local villages. On the way, you will see plantations of chili, potatoes, cabbage and cauliflowers as well as rice fields. After lunch at Kone HlaIn Pattu Pauk, you can see the different kinds of weaving baskets made with bamboo. After visiting a monastery the next day, the last day is spent travelling to several villages before heading down to a picturesque local lake.

Early morning, from the hotel, walk to the market to meet your trekking guide and buy all the provision for your forthcoming 3 days hiking. This morning we enjoy a walk through the hills. First, we walk up and down for about 3 hours to reach Myin Daik, have lunch there. And 30 minutes' walk to railway station and you can see the people are selling flowers, fruits and vegetables. And then walk to Ywar PU about 40 minutes and walk up to Sha Pin Village about 1 hour. After that walk down to Laming Village about 1 hour and we would stay overnight there. Dinner and accommodation at local homestay (a wooden house, outdoor washing area and local squat toilet)
Simple breakfast. Today we have a tough day with steep hikes. From Laming to Paw Kai Village, Pa O Village, have to walk about 3 hours. And then to walk down to Kone Hla, Da Nu Village, about 1 hour. On the way, you can see the plantations of Chili, potatoes, cabbage and cauliflowers and rice fields. Lunch at Kone Hla.
And then one and half hour to Pattu Pauk Village where we stop for tea break. You can see the different kinds of weaving baskets with Bamboo. The whole village they make the extra money from weaving the baskets and then walk to Hti Taing for 40 minutes. You can also observe the life of the villagers. Overnight at Hti Taing. Dinner and accommodation at the Monastery of Hti Taing.
Simple breakfast. This morning we walk to Kyaung Su village for about 1 hour and continue to Than Kha Mauk, another 1 hour walk. From Than Kha Mauk, we enjoy a pleasant stroll down to the lake. We arrive at Indaing, at the western end of the Lake. Light lunch on the way. Here we board our boat and drive to our hotel on the lake.

includes

Our tour prices are inlcuded of:

  • Boat transfer services as detailed in our itinerary
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D= Dinner)
  • Hiking tour with local hiking guide
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Porter
  • Accommodation at local house or monastery
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour

excludes

Not included are:

  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)

notes

Notes:

  • Monasteries do not provide private bedrooms. Sleeping is arranged on mats in the main hall of the monastery. The mats are arranged in hostel dormitory style.
  • The mats provided are slim, and are covered with a blanket only. For this it is advisable to carry your own sleeping bag or thin bedsheet.
  • Pillows are provided
  • for hygienic reason, do carry one pillow case.
  • The sleeping areas are divided for men and women (couples are not allowed to stay together).
  • Washing facilities are outside in open spaced special designated areas. There is no hot water.
  • Most monasteries only have traditional toilets.

    Important to bring along:
  • Good walking shoes
  • Walking stick
  • Warm jacket (nights can be cool and fresh)
  • Sarong for washing
  • Torch light
  • Towels
  • First aid kit
  • Mosquito repellent
Tour code: HEHDI3HKI
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