Tour Name & Code: 3 Nights Homestay Pindaya - Myin Kha - Kalaw Trekking Route, Pindaya (TRT-P07)
Tour Basic: Private
Validity: 01 October 2009 - 30 September 2010
Overview: Three nights homestay trekking from Pindaya to Kalaw with the night stops at Taung Myint Gyi Palaung Hilltribes Village, Kyaung Soe Gone Pa-o Village and Thaye Umin (ghost tunnel) 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: about 65 km - 20 hours in 4 days
Finish In: Kalaw
Tour Type: Nature, Cultural, Palaung, Danu and Pa-o Ethnic Groups, Religious, Scenery
Day-01: Pindaya - Htu Ni - See Kya Inn - Taung Myint Gyi (Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, morning (08:00) am depart from the hotel. After one hour trek you will reach to Htut Ni (Danu Hill Tribes) Village. Continue trekking for one and half hour including hill up climb of 50' slope to reach See Kya Inn before crossing a small mountain. After lunch, proceed to Taung Myint Gyi (Palaung Hill Tribes) Village for about two and half hour trek. 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 - Kyaung Soe Gone (Breakfast / Lunch)
After breakfast, depart from Taung Myint Gyi Village at (08:00) am to Myin Dwin Village for about 20 minutes walk. Then, proceed to Min Tain (Pao Hill Tribes) Village for another one hour trek. You will pass the cheroot leaf plantations on the way. If we can hire a bullock cart, one can go to Min Tain Bin Village which take about one hour. Then, proceed to Tat Port for 15 minutes walk. Then you will reach to Kyaung Soe Gone after one and half hour trek passing through the paddy fields where you will be having lunch at a local house. Overnight at Hmwe Daw Monastery located on the top of a hill.
Day-03: Kyaung Soe Gone - Thit Yar Pin - Kyone - Kalaw (Breakfast / Lunch)
After breakfast, depart from Kyaung Soe Gone Village at (08:00) am to Thit Yar Bin Village for about 20 minutes trek. Later after two hour and half hours continuous trek you will arrive to Naung Ye Village where you will have your lunch. After lunch, trek across a small mountain for about one hour to reach Tha Ye Oo Hmin cave which is deposited with many stupa and pagodas. Then, proceed to Na Wah Taung Village. On the way, you can see the cheroot leaf plantations. Overnight at Na Wah Taung Monastery.
Day-04: Kyaung Soe Gone - Thit Yar Pin - Kyone - Kalaw (Breakfast / Lunch)
After breakfast, depart from Na Wah Taung Village at (08:00) am to Myi Ka (Pao Hill Tribes) Village by crossing some mountains and a forest for about two and half hour trek where your car will be waiting at Myin Ka Monastery to transfer you to Kalaw or Heho.
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.