Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in.
The tour sightseeing start for visit to the old colonial-style city center with city hall, the gilded SULE PAGODA and Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car (if time permit, you can observe and take a rest for drinking tea or coffee at Colonial building Strand Hotel (5 star hotel) and then continue visit Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, is the most popular market (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and where you can buy luxury item, handicrafts, food stuff, clothing, jewelry, fashion and consumer goods.
At afternoon, the tour visit to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha and continue visit to Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop and world famous Shwedagon Pagoda.
Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Overnight at Yangon. (-/-/-)
After breakfast at hotel, start the trip to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda known as “Golden Rock” round about 04 hours from Yangon.
Arrive at Kingpun Base Camp at the fond of the hills; from there take open truck car to Yahtay Taung. Then, continue the journey up to the Golden Rock on foot.
On the way, you can see many pilgrims who have walked from the very base of the mountain. Porters will be available to assist anyone who wishes help, and a "sedan chair" conveyance is available for those who do not wish to walk.)
The sacred boulder covered by gold leaf is balance precariously on the very edge of cliff and enjoy sunset from this unforgettable site. The 9000 candle lighting festival is also a popular among the events in Myanmar. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo.(B/-/-)
Early morning you can take a nice sunrise photo from mountain top. Breakfast at hotel; take open truck car to Kingpun Base Camp. Then, our car will drive by road for 80 km to an ancient capital, Bago.
The tour can visit Shwe tha lyaung Reclining Buddha (55 meters long), having a history over 1000 years old; the nearby Monastic Education Center; Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, Kalyani Sima (Ordination Hall), 28 Meter high huge image of Kyaikpun Pagoda and the place of King Bayinnaung are some of the places of interest.
Late afternoon, continue drive to Yangon, visiting the Allied War Memorial Cemetery near Htaukkyan has 27, 000 tombstones of Allied soldiers who lost their lives in Myanmar during the World War II.
The cemetery is peaceful and beautiful tended and also visit a local woven bamboo factory. Then, transfer to Yangon hotel and overnight.(B/-/-)
Early morning, transfer to Yangon domestic airport for fly to Heho. Upon arrival at Heho, drive by road to Kalaw.
Kalaw is a former colonial British hill station on the western edge of the Shan Plateau in Myanmar and it is cool during the day and cold at night. There are many hiking trails amid gnarled pines and bamboo groves.
Palaung Tribe Village is also famous for trekking and a narrow valley where the Palaung cultivate cheroot, tea, damsons and mangoes on the hill.
At evening, transfer to hotel and overnight at Kalaw.(B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel, the tour drive to Elephant camp in Magwe village, Arrival at camp, 05 minutes walk to get Light refreshment; continue to the river where elephant bath and you can join in feeding and bathing the elephants.
Then, you can observe elephant families down in the valley with their bamboo houses. Exploration of the forest area on elephant back, opportunity to see butterflies, birds and orchids around our conservation area. Lunch at elephant camp and then you are free to explore the surrounding area with our local trekking guide.
You are also welcome to join us by planting regional trees from our nursery in our forest recovery efforts. Returning to main camp by foot (10-20 mins) and drive back to Kalaw. Overnight in Kalaw.(B/L/-)
After breakfast at hotel, a beautiful morning in kalaw, we start our trekking through beautiful pine forest with great views of paddy fields and spotted villages in the valley.
It is going to be cold, it is 1400 meters above sea level. After one and half hour walk we arrive to Lutpyin village, a small village of Taungyo tribes. They live on rice and vegetable farms. And then an hour walk to Shapin village , where we are going to have lunch in a village family house of Danu Tribes. Danu tribes are very friendly and hospitable people.
After Lunch, continue our journey through thick pine forest on the top of the mountain ridge and suddenly open to the vast grass land on the long mountain range. We pass through chili farms, rice plantations, Potato fields and beautiful bright yellow Season fields.
It will be two and half hours walk to Kyauk su village, where we will stay in one of the family home of Pa-O Tribes.
Enjoy the sunset by watching people walking back to village with their buffalos and smokes on the top of their roofs.(B/L/D)
Wake up with the sound of village life and have a delicious breakfast cooked by local traditional chef.
Continue our journey for 1:30 hours to Nan Daing village, Pa-O tribes village of over 700 population, where market happen every five days and it is a great opportunity for us to see colorful local market.
Have local tea in the market and walk 2 hours to Htito village, have lunch at the old wooden monastery with ancient Buddha statues in a peaceful environment. Rest for some time and trek to Pattu village of Pa-O tribes for 2:30 hours , along the way you will pass through never ending rice terraces and beautiful limestone cliffs with karsts topography.
Enjoy the livery rive that flow into the inle lake, where village buffalos stay in water on hot noon times. Walk for 30 minutes to Htitain Monastery of Pa-O tribes and stay overnight. Witness the Buddhist Monks Life in a monastery. (B/L/D)
Wake up by the Monks chanting in early morning. Enjoy the peacefulness while having breakfast and get ready for next 4:30 hours walk through villages of Pa-O tribes, mostly descending down to inle lake. Dnjoy the great view of inle lake from top of the mountains.
Arrive to Than Daung village and have lunch and take a relaxing boat ride into the big lake. Late afternoon, proceed to Inle Hotel and overnight at hotel.(B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip for visit In Dein in the south of the Inle Lake. From the middle of the lake, continue down a small canal leading to the village of In Dein, a recently opened area in Shan State.
After a walk around the village, passing a local school, take the covered stairway to the beautiful Alaung Sitthou area where ancient stupas are partly covered by vegetation. From here there is a magnificent view over the lake.
At afternoon, the tour continues visit for magical Inle Lake, which is located 1328 meters above sea level and 22 km long and 11 km wide.
Highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables.
Besides the enjoyment of the scenery we can also visit the Cats village house, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon,cheroot making and other cottage industries. Return to hotel and overnight in Inle Lake.(B/-/-)