Tour Name & Code: Half Day Trekking Tour to Alemyaung Village, Lake Inle (TRT-I01)
Tour Basic: Private
Validity: 01 Oct 2009 - 30 September 2010
Overview: About 2 hrs return trek to a small meditation monastery named Taw Ya Monastery located on the hill near Alemyaung Village on the eastern bank of Lake Inle. One can fee the amazing scenery of Lake Inle once reach to the top of the hill. >> see detail itinerary
Starting In: Inle Lake
Distance & duration of Trek: 8 km - 2 hours for return
Alemyaung Village is at the eastern bank of Inle Lake . It is at the bank of GIC (II) Hotel. After 30 minutes walk we can see the paddy field, some sugar cane plantation, garlic, onion leek plantation. At "Kunchankon" village you can see their way of life most of the villagers are Shan and Intha. After a few minutes walk from the village, you can trek to Taw Ya Monastery on the small mountain. It takes about one hour to get there. On the way you can see Shan, Inthas, Pa-Oh villages and a lot of seasonal plantation. When you reach at the top of the mountain, there is a small meditation monastery (Taw Ya Monastery) and see a beautiful scenery of Inle Lake. After sightseeing return back your hotel.
Visa: A Valid visa is required to enter Myanmar for all the nationalities. Visa can be apply at the Myanmar Embassies in abroad All the tourist visas are valid for 28 days and cost avrage of USD 20. Passports must carry a validity of 6 months beyond intended date of departure from Myanmar.
For those who live in the places and countries where the Myanmar Embassies or Consulates are not located, we are able to help you get the pre-approval letter for visa on arrival if you buy the tour services from us. For pre-approval visa it will take about minimum 30 days. After we get the pre-approval letter will email to you with attached file then show this letter to your airline for boarding pass. Visa fee is USD 20 which has to pay directly to Yangon airport immigration and one of our staff will meet and assist you at the airport on arrival.
Things to bring: Light clothes, slippers (please note that you have to take off your shoes at all the pagodas and temples in Myanmar when you enter the compound) and the medicines that you usually take for your health.
Health Precausion: No special precausion is needed
Insurance: Clients should take out medical and travel insurance.
Direction to meeting point: A representative will meet you at your hotel in Nyaungshwe or Lake Inle.