Day 01 : Mandalay – Kalaw
In the morning transfer to the bus station and take a local express bus to Kalaw. On arrival at (about 3:00 pm) Kalaw, you can take the taxi on your own (or), even the walking is possible to find your hotel easily (you will be advised exact address and phone No.).
In the evening you will have a time for your exploration in Kalaw. It located in the hill station of Shan State, with a laid back atmosphere, refreshing climate, and scenic views. At Kalaw's heart is its market, where villagers from the surrounding hills come to sell their products.
Overnight at hotel in Kalaw
Day 02: Kalaw trekking to Inle
Early morning we drive to Lamine village (base camp), to start our two days trekking to Inle lake with local guide. The bus will take our luggages directly to the hotel in Nyaung Shwe. All walkers set out from the village and our local guide will introduce you to the villagers along the way and will show you the local way of life. You will stop at Pin Nwe and Paw Ke’, Pa Oh Tribe villages and continue to Khone Hla, Da Nu Village for lunch. Three more hours brings us to Pettu Pauk, Pa Oh tribe village where we will have home stay or overnight at monastery. Today you will have totally about 20 km walk already.
Day 03: trekking – Inle
Early morning we start again our trekking about 3.5 hrs to get Indein village. We will visit several villages lived in by the Inthar and Pao tribes, and pass through cheroot leaf and ginger plantations. Indein village, famous for its significant small group of pagodas is a photographic highlight with its busy riverside, and its many ancient and modern pagodas littering the hillside as far as the eye can see. We then travel by boat to stay overnight at hotel in Nyaung Shwe
Day 04: Inle – Indein
At the morning our tour guide will lead you to the jetty to take a boat ride and visit to Inle lake, a very special environment, lovely and atmospheric inle lake and leg rower boat fisherman. Visit PhaungDawOopagoda, a famous principal shrines with five Buddha images which become the stone shape by the sheer volume of gold leaf applied by devotees. Producing gold and silver ware is a long tradition of Local people here around Inle lake. And also you can visit weaving from lotus fibers, cheroot making etc. Today you will learn the work of many traditional handicrafts and the ways of life there in Inle lake on your private boat. Overnight at hotel in Nyaung Shwe
Day 05: Inle departure
Airport transfer to Heho will be arranged by Myanmar Upper Land.
Today is departure day and depending on your request where you have to head again from Inle, Shan State. We will provide the appropriate proposal for your flight ticket booking (or) if you would like to continue with other short packages from us.