5-Day The Shan Experience

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 5 Days

English    Heho, Pindaya, Kalaw, Inle Lake

tour highlights

  • Hiking up the hills and explore the villages around Pindaya and Kalaw
  • Hiking from Kalaw to Myin Ma Hti cave
  • Experience the authentic train ride from Kalaw to Shwe Nyaung
  • Take an authentic boat tour in Inle Lake and Indaing
  • Hiking to eastern shore and enjoy wine tasting while watching the breath-taking sunset
  • Picnic dinner on the Shan hills

tour details

Experience the Shan train ride, hiking in the villages and picnic dinner on the hill overlooking stunning view of the Inle Lake. The country side in the Shan State offers the most stunning pictures. In every season, the colours of the fields are different and the farmers doing their work offer great photo opportunities. Meeting the local tribal people and observing their typical ways of life are simply amazing.

Why choose this tour?

  • Experience of exciting hiking adventure on the colourful Shan plateau around Pindaya, Kalaw and Inle Lake
  • Observing the abundant cultures, traditions and tribal ways of life throughout your journey
  • A beautiful private boat trip in and around Inle Lake and Indaing

customise the tour

  • Purchase local products for souvenirs at the workshops
  • Unlimited photos opportunity throughout the trip


  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car/coach as detailed in our itinerary
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner)
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the programme
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking locally-stationed guides
  • Boat trips as specified
  • Train ride Kalaw to Shwe Nyaung
  • Wine tasting and picnic dinner in Nyaung Shwe
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Accommodation at hotels as above mentioned or similar
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Domestic airfare
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • 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
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
  • (Peak season in general is between 15 December to 15 January and 13-17 April
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)


  • Hotel prices for packages are quoted bases on hotels as mentioned or similar. Higher or lower categories can be requested and the price will be adjusted. The hotels featured in the package tour are subject to availabilities at the time of booking.
  • Meals at respective hotels are also included in the hotel prices if the itineraries mention lunch or dinner at hotel.
  • Additional charges during Festive Season: Christmas, New Year and the Water festival period may apply.
  • Supplements for compulsory Gala Dinners will be advised at the time of booking.
  • All hotels have special booking and deposit conditions and will be indicated at the time of booking. Nonrefundable deposits may be required.
Tour code: PKHCTSEB

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