Tour Name & Code: 2 Days / 1 Night Homestay Pindaya - Taung Myint Gyi - Pindaya Trekking Route, Pindaya (TRT-P05)
Tour Basic: Private
Validity: 01 October 2009 - 30 September 2010
Overview: An uphill trekking tour around Pindaya small town with a night stop at Taung Myint Gyi Palaung Hilltribes Village. One can observe real native ways of hilltribes' culture, religious type, green tea cultivation and plantations. >> see detail itinerary
Starting In: Pindaya
Distance & duration of Trek: 22-25 km - 9 to 11 hours in 2 days
Finish In: Pindaya
Tour Type: Nature, Cultural, Pa Laung Ethnic Groups, Religious, Scenery
Day-01: Pindaya - Htu Dal Yae - Ya Gyi - Taung Myint Gyi (Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, morning (08:00) am depart from the hotel. After 30 minute climb up trek you will reach to the Pindaya Cave. Continue trekking for two hours including hill up climb of 50' slope to reach Htu Dal Yae Vilalge. On the way you will cross a small mountain where you can feel the picturesque panoramic view. After lunch, proceed to Ya Gyi Village for about one hour trek by crossing the cabbage and garlic gardens. After one more hour trek, you will reach to Taung Myint Gyi (Palaung Hill Tribes) Village. One can climb up the mountain nearby the village if you wish. Overnight at the monastery.
Day-02: Taung Myint Gyi - Myin Dwin - Min Tain Bin - Pindaya (Breakfast / Lunch)
After breakfast, depart back from Taung Myint Gyi Village at (08:00) am to Pindaya. After 30 minutes trek down, you will arrive to Myin Dwin Village. Then, proceed for another 30 minutes to reach Min Tain Bin Village which is located on the junction of Pindaya-Mandalay road. The car will pick you up to transfer back to Pindaya.
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.