Tour Name & Code: Half Day Trekking Tour to PANE HNE PIN Village, Kalaw (TRT-KL01)
Tour Basic: Private
Validity: 01 October 2009 - 30 September 2010
Overview: About 2 and half hours up hill trekking tour to a village named Pane-hne-pin (jack fruit tree in English) located north west of Kalaw - a hill station. One can fee the beautiful scenery of the mountain and the plantations on the way and observe the living way of Palaung Hiltribes. >> see detail itinerary
Starting In: Kalaw
Distance & duration of Trek: 8 km - 2 and half hours for return
Finish In: Kalaw
Tour Type: Nature, Cultural, Pa Laung Ethnic Groups, Religious, Scenery
Pick-up at your hotel in Kalaw, drive to the northwest and stop at junction A. From here take footpath to the right. The road and trails goes through beautiful scenery. After approx. 1 ½ hrs you will arrive PANE HNE PIN, a Palaung Tribal Village. They make their living from farming and hunting. They live in long houses, sharing with 4-5 families. From Pane Hne Pin (after lunch) you have to walk another half hour to the View Point, where you will enjoy a panoramic view over Kalaw area. Then return to Pane Hne Pin. From there you have to walk for another ½ hr to reach junction B, where the care is waiting for you to go back to Kalaw .
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 Kalaw.