This tour offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the cultures of the some of the many ethnic groups in Myanmar. You will trek through Danu, Pa-O, Palaung, and Taung Yo villages along the way, while at the same time taking in the extraordinary scenery.Highlights: • 2-day trekking tour in Shan State • Visit local ethnic minority villages • Try local fishing methods in Indein Village • Visit to Inle Lake
A two-day one-night trek in Myanmar’s Shan State. Located in the remote mountainous area of Shan State, a cool 900 meters above sea level, gorgeous Inle Lake is one of the ‘must-see’ sights in Myanmar. As Myanmar’s’ second largest lake its enchanting tranquil waters stretch over 220sq meters and are boarded by the 2,000-meter-high Shan Mountains. Home to a rich diversity of ethnic groups and cultures the lakes festivals, unique floating gardens, markets, temples and stilt houses offer an authentic insight into local Burmese culture. With a pick up from your hotel in Kalaw, you will commence your trek in Kalaw, with our experienced guide, trekking through the Shan mountains. On the first day, we go across local village near Inle Lake to try fishing in a traditional manner alongside the villagers.Our overnight is spend at either a monastery or homestay, where you will be provided with a bed and with an authentic Shan meal – homecooked and some of the best in the region.On the second day we will continue out trek across the mountains and lanes till Indein Village, where we will take a boat to Nyaung Shwe.Itinerary:Day 01: KALAW – HTI THEIN VILLAGETransfer to Aung Ban & Drive to Baw Nin Gone, From Baw Nin Gone walk 20 minutes down to Doon village. Walk about 2 hours to Paw Kae Village. About 30 minutes walk to Kong Hla and lunch stop. On the way you can see the plantation of paddy field and garlic plant. After lunch you can visit into the village and take some photos. After lunch, 2 hours walk to Pat Tu Pauk village and then proceed to Hti Thein Village about 1 hour for night stop.Accommodation at Local House.Meals included: Simple Picnic Lunch on rote.Day 02: HTI THEIN VILLAGE – INLE LAKE (Than Taung or Indaing)Morning(7.00am) depart from Hti Thein and walk to Kyaung Su village for about 2 ½ hours, and then continue to Ngote Village about 1 hour. And Walk to Than Taung about 2 hours and lunch stop there. Or Walk to Kyaung Su village for about 1 hour and continue to Than Kha Mauk, another 1 hour walk. From Than Kha Mauk, we enjoy a pleasant stroll down to the lake. We arrive at Indaing, at the western end of the Lake. Direct transfer to your Hotel in Inle Lake by boat.Light lunch on the way.Meals included: Breakfast, LunchItinerary is subject to changes depending on flights, road conditions and availability of rooms. A Supplement for changes might apply.