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Myanmar Trekking 8Days 7Nights

CATEGORY Classic Adventure
DURATION 8 days 7 nights

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You will explore a beautiful Myanmar from Yangon city with Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda and Shwedagon Pagoda to Inle Lake with the local houses and other beauties of the marine areas. During the tour, we will halt at Kalaw - a former British hill station with the mix of local style and colonial style houses, and influenced by Indian and Nepalese cultures - you will be offered some local dishes to make it clear. Before head to Inle Lake, we take a trek from Htee Tein to learn about the daily life in the countryside in Myanmar. Continue a deep trek to beautiful Pindaya to explore off beaten track of the most beautiful views.


Yangon Pindaya Inle Lake

DAY 01: Yangon Arrival

Welcome to Yangon! Upon arrival your Guide and driver will be waiting to greet you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in.

This afternoon take a short sight-seeing tour of the city. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes it one of the most fascinating and authentic cities of Southeast Asia.

Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel to embark on this half day of sightseeing. First we’ll visit Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, home to a 70-meter long reclining Buddha. A visit to Kyaukhtatgyi provides a great overview of Buddhism with murals depicting the life of Buddha, the feet of the statue carved with traditional symbols and often many locals gathering to pay homage and pray.
Continue to Modern Tea Shop for a chance to experience an integral part of Burmese life: drinking tea! Select from an array of snacks and enjoy a coffee or tea as you sit amid businessmen, friends and families who gather at the tea shop to socialize or conduct business. The tea shop is also unique in the way they prepare the tea, so be sure to have your camera ready. (Note: tea and snacks included).

Next your guided tour goes to Kandawagyi Park, one of central Yangon’s greenest spots. Here you will see the glittering Karaweik barge, a replica of the royal barge, and the vast lake with views of Shwedagon in the background. Depending on the day of your visit Kandawgyi may be busy with local families who come here on the weekend to relax in the fresh air.

From here, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Although the origins of the pagoda are unclear, it is believed that the original structure was built in the 11th century then renovated several times until taking its current shape in the 15th century. The 8-sided central stupa is 90 meters tall and gilded with gold leaf and is surrounded by 64 smaller stupas and your guide will show you around the massive complex, explaining why this temple is so revered. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa and the city skyline from this vantage point.

Overnight in Yangon
Meal included on this day: Dinner

Day 02: Yangon - Heho - Bike to Pindaya

This morning transfer to the Yangon Airport for your flight to Heho, in the middle of the Shan State.

Upon arrival, a short 45 minute drive takes us along a busy road to Aungban. Our bikes and helmets will be waiting here and after a bike fitting and route briefing, we’ll set off for Pindaya. The road is around 40-50 kilometres of rolling hills passing through farms and villages. You’ll have a chance to meet and interact with the Pa-Oh people along the way as well as the farmers in their fields.
Arrive in Pindaya mid-day and have lunch at a local restaurant.

Then check in to your hotel and have a chance to freshen up. Around 15.00 we will depart to visit the Pindaya Caves, a multi-chambered cave filled with hundreds of Buddha Statues. The elevated location also offers great views of Pindaya, its lake and the surrounding hills. Afterwards we will stop in a local shop making paper umbrellas, using traditional techniques famous in the Shan State.

Overnight in Pindaya
Meal included on this day: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 03: Trekking (Pindaya - Htut Ni - Si Kya

Your trekking adventure begins this morning with a hike from Pindaya to Yasakyi. The 4.5 hour trek passes through Htut Ni and Si Kya Inn Village.

This area is mainly inhabited by the Palaung hilltribe, animist people who are thought to be the earliest inhabitants of Myanmar. They still follow the same traditional lifestyle and earn a living by cultivating seasonal crops as well as growing the leaves used to produce the ubiquitous Burmese cigar and the cheroot.

There is plenty of opportunity to visit traditional villages on the way and interact with the local people, learning more about their customs and lifestyles.

Lunch at local village on the way (lunch box)

In Yasakyi you will enjoy a freshly prepared dinner and spend the night in either a homestay or a village monastery. (Mattress, bed sheets and blanket will be provided. Accommodation is basic but it is a unique experience.)

Overnight in Yasakyi
Meal included on this day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Trekking

After breakfast, resume trekking to Htin Shuu Gone. Along the way you will pass through several hilltribe villages such as Lin Lay Inn, Me Ne Taung and Pin Sein Pin which are inhabited by the Pa-O people.

The Pa-O are noted by their unique dress with the men and women donning long black pants and black shirts, the women wearing a colorful turban and large earrings.

Upon arrival, there is plenty of time to walk around the village and its surroundings, learning more about the local lifestyles.
Lunch at local village on the way (lunch box) and dinner is served in Htin Shuu Gone village. spend the night in either a homestay or a village monastery.(Mattress, bed sheets and blanket will be provided. Accommodation is basic but it is a unique experience.)

Overnight in Mwe Daw Village
Meal included on this day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Trekking

Wake up this morning for your final day of trekking, descending down to Pindaya. The day’s trek is short but enjoyable and we’ll spend time interacting with the farmers and villagers along the way.

Today’s villages include Htin Shu Gone and Tuang Baw Gyi. You’ll stop for a picnic lunch before reaching the town centre.

After checking in to your hotel and freshening up, head out for a celebratory dinner at Green Tea. Green Tea is a fabulous restaurant overlooking Pindaya Lake and serving a range of Burmese, Shan and Danu dishes.

Overnight in Pindaya
Meal included on this day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06: Pindaya - Inle Lake

After breakfast, visit the Pindaya Caves, a multi-chambered cave filled with hundreds of Buddha Statues.Then transfer to Taunggyi (1.5 hour drive) where your bikes will be waiting.

We’ll first visit the local market and have lunch at Aye Thar Yar Restaurant, a lovely restaurant at a local winery with views over the surrounding hills. From here it’s a beautiful ride to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway town to Inle Lake.

Along the way you’ll pass by local farms growing oranges, sweet corn and other items and have the opportunity to learn about the culture, tradition and lifestyle of the Shan people. We’ll stop en route as well at the small town of Ayetharyar (1 hour) before continuing on to Nyaung Shwe (1.5 hours). Then a short transfer takes us to our lakeside hotel where there is time to freshen up before watching the sun set over the water.

Overnight in Inle Lake
Meal included on this day: Breakfast and Lunch


Day 07: Inle Lake - Yangon

This morning we set off early to see the lake’s morning market.

The market rotates its location around the lake’s villages in a 5 day rhythm and is visited by lake inhabitants and surrounding hill tribes who come to sell and trade their wares. (Note: market is daily except on dark moon day and full moon day- depending on location we may need to reverse the itinerary on this day).

Pass villages built on stilts over the lake, inhabited by the local Intha people.  Observe the leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Continue to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary, which contains five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaf.  We’ll have lunch on the lake (Inthar Lay Restaurant or similar) before transferring to Nyaung Shwe jetty to transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon.

Overnight in Yangon
Meal included on this day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 08: Yangon - Departure

This morning we set off by bike to Yangon’s outskirts for a half-day biking through the rural areas.

The route covers around 30 kilometers and is a great way to finish a journey in Myanmar, observing the lifestyles and cultures of the Burmese people. Return to Yangon for lunch (White Rice Restaurant or similar) and a chance to freshen up before transferring to the Airport for your international flight.

Meal included on this day: Breakfast and Lunch


  • Accommodation for 8nights accommodation a shared Double room with daily breakfast
  • English speaking STATION guides in the trip (different guides in each places)
  • 4 domestic flights Yangon-Mandalay-NyaungU(Bagan)-Heho-Yangon with Air Mandalay, Asian Wings or Air Bagan including insurance surcharges & current fuel surcharge
  • Porter fees at airports
  • Sunset Cruise in Bagan
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • Horse cart tour in Bagan
  • Private local boat for Inle Lake and Indein excursions
  • Entrance fees for the visits


  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Meals other than mentioned (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D = dinner)  
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar 
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • International airport departure tax Yangon (USD 10/pax at present)
  • Any other items not mentioned

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