One Night Stop Mountain View & Counryside Trekking in Pindaya

Overview

Pindaya Trekking tour is one of the best trekking tours in Myanmar. It is designed for some travelers who want to visit colorful hill ethnic villages for a short trekking trip when they are in Pindaya already. In this tour, you will be in tribal villages to see Palaung, Pao and Shan people who live on the hill. Sightseeing in the villages, trekking among the vegetable farm and forest mountain are the main attractions of this trip. All of the villages are situated on the high altitude and most of the trekking times are among the forest hills, you will get nice weather and unit trekking along the trip. We do recommend this tour for all travelers who have trekking experiences or not. In our experiences, even if it is your first time trekking trip, you will enjoy it so much.

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Tour Highlights

  • Trek to Taungyoo tribe & Danu tribe Villages
  • Tea Plantations, crab apple tree, chive area, coffee plant, Danu living Style with traditional style
  • Local made bamboo hat and potato chips
  • Tea break and Lunch at Danu Family House, Dinner and overnight at Monastery
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Itinerary

1

Let’s enjoy our one Night Stop Mountain View & Countryside Trekking (See Kyat Inn Village) with amazing excitement .

We will start our trekking trip by picking you up from the Heho airport or hotel in Inle or hotel in Kalaw. Drive to the starting point in Pindaya by car which will take for 1 hour & 30 minutes. Early morning, walk to the market and buy all the provision for your forthcoming 2 days trek. This morning, start walking to the village about 1 hour by passing through mangoes, some crab apple trees and other seasonal crops arrive to the Danu Village of Tha Yet Kone Village, where villagers are making hand-made Bamboo Hat. Continue to walk up the hill by crossing some tea plantation and some crab apple trees through some local farm and enjoy the beautiful panoramic view over Pindaya Town and small lake, about 30 minutes arrive to Kyae Dwe Kone Village where Danu people are producing potato chips. The villages are situated on the hill and surrounding by big Bamboo forest. You can be curious about how they make chips.

Then walking down the hill about 1:30 minutes by passing through some tea plantation, coffee plant and overlooking a picturesquare lake and Shwe Oo Min Cave arrive to Htwe Ni, village of the Danu tribe and stop for a simple lunch.You will pass through the farming where the Danu cultivates cheroot, tea plantations, mangoes on the hillsides. The track crosses the valley floor before climbing very steeply again about 2 hours to another Danu village of See Kyat Inn. Stop for simple dinner (local cooking) and accommodation at a monastery in the village.

Remark: Supplement Cost for overnight at the local house 4 USD per person.

2

Simple breakfast. This morning, enjoy your walk through the hills. The path leads through several villages (1 hour to Taung Paw Gyi) where they produce Shan Tea in the traditional way. You will see the drying tea leaves and pass through the tea plantations. From the hills are great views on the surrounding Shan plateau. Your day will end where you will be dropped off back the Heho airport or hotel in Inle or hotel inKalaw.

Important Note:

Please note that you will have to buy the extra light food and soft drinks for the whole trip already in Pindaya. In the villages when you walk through, you cannot buy anything. There is no shop, restaurant, phone etc. Visitors will sleep in either private houses (local!) or monasteries. Please note, that everybody is sleeping in one and the same room and there is absolutely no privacy. Man and woman have to sleep separately! There are no showers or bathrooms and you have to wash yourself together with the other people (with a sarong). Monastery stay will be simple and basic.

Trekking in during raining season or after a rain shower due to high humidity, the soil (which is like clay) can become very slippery. It is advisable to always walk with trekking stick.

For the trekking tour the following items are essential:

  • good walking shoes
  • warm jacket and cloths (nights can be very chilly)
  • sarong and towels
  • first aid kit
  • trekking Stick
  • mosquito repellent
  • mosquito net

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