Tour Code: IGT-MAM-06
Duration: 7Days/ 6Nights
Designed by Helen (Ms) – Email: helen@indochinagrandtour
* Please find detailed information about tour by click on the tabs: “Brief & Price” – “Detail Itinerary”
Day 01: Arrival Yangon
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in. The tour sightseeing includes visit the old colonial-style city center with the gilded SULE PAGODA, strand road and Yangon Jetty by Car. And 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, continue to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, 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.
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon airport for domestic flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho, directly proceed to Pindaya. Its famous for its extensive limestone caves overlooking the Pindaya Lake and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images of about 8000 and picturesque Boutaloke Lake. The visitors can see many big banyan trees lined up at the base of the Pindaya Hill with a Danu village. Late afternoon, 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.
Day 03: Kalaw – Loikaw ( By Car )
After breakfast, drive to Loikaw about 05 hours on the way can see some crops field, and enroute stop at Pin Laung village. Arrive at Loikaw, enjoy panoramic and sunset view from hill of Taungkwe Zeti, famous land mark of the area. Overnight in Loikaw.
Day 04: Loikaw (Long Neck Women Home)
After breakfast, the tour sightseeing for others interesting palace with local market and you can observe traditional ways of life of Kayah national races and the area’s landmark like Ngwe Daung Dam, Sunboon Padaung village, Htay Thama Dawsawbi Kayah village, and others villages to see most unusual Kayah tribes ladies wearing brass rings around their extra ordinary long neck, Kayah traditional weaving industry and wonderful ritual flagstaffs of Nat (spirit) worshipers and visit Kayah state museum. Overnight in Loikaw.
Day 05: Loikaw – Phekhone ( By car )-Inle Lake ( by boat )
After breakfast, visit Pohperyone teaching monastery where about 500 monks are studying and continue drive to Phekhone town about (01:30 hr) and then proceed by boat through Phekhone Lake encompassed by breathtaking and refreshing landscape along the creek.
And along the route, visit Tha Khaung relic pagoda, other ancient religious monuments and ways of life of Shan, Pa O and Intha national races in Sagar village. Then, proceed to Lotus weaving at Kyaingkham village about (01:30 hr), and proceed to Inle. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 06: Inle Lake (By Boat)
After breakfast, the tour sightseeing 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 jumping cats monastery ,Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda,silk weaving village of Inpawkhon,cheroot making and other cottage industries. Overnight at Inle Hotel.
~Have a nice trip~