Tour Name & Code: Home-stay overnight trek from Kalaw to Myin Ma Htin Mountain (TRT-KL07)
Tour Basic: Private
Validity: 01 October 2009 - 30 September 2010
Overview: An overnight home-stay mountain trekking to Myin Ma Hti Mountain passing through the beautiful picturesque mountain sides and the gardens of tea leaf and cheroot leaf plantations. >> see detail itinerary
Starting In: Kalaw
Distance & duration of Trek: 20 km - about 8 hours for one way
Finish In: Kalaw
Tour Type: Nature, Cultural, Palaung Ethnic Groups, Religious, Scenery
Day-01: After breakfast, morning (08:00) am depart from hotel to the junction of trekking route which is located about 10 minutes drive by car (5 km). Trek across the rain forest and reservoir about 30 minutes one can see the variety of tropical birds along. And, you will reach to Hin Khar Gone (Palaung Hill Tribes) Village after 2 more hours trek. One the way one will pass through the cheroot leaf, tea leaf and orange gardens. After lunch, continue trek to Myin Sai Gone Village for about one and half hour which is located close to Myin Taik railway station. Then, walk for another 45 minutes to reach Pyin Thar where you will be overnight at the monastery.
Day-02: After breakfast, depart from Pyin Thar Village at (08:00) am to Lu Pyin Village for 30 minutes walk. After 45 minutes trek, you will arrive to Taung Gyi Shay Village located at the foot of a mountain by passing the garlic and potato gardens. Then, proceed to Myin Ma Hti Village located on the mountain for another one and half hour trek.You can visit the lime stone cave deposited with ancient stupa and pagodas. Then, the car will pick you up near the mountain to transfer back to 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.