This short trip to Myanmar’s lesser-known mountain areas starts in Pindaya with a visit to Pindaya Caves which is famous for 8000 thousands of gilded Buddha statues, then take a look at a Shan umbrella workshop. The next day will be a mixture of trekking and sightseeing when you meet friendly people of tribal villages in Kalaw hill.
- Get to know main local industry in a Shan umbrella workshop
Be amazed by thousands of Buddha statues in Pindaya cave\
Hill trekking through tribal villages & plantations of Kalaw
||Visit Pindaya biggest limestone cave, Shan umbrella workshop, drive...
||Trek over Kalaw hill plantation, visit tribal villages, seasonal crops
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, dinner
Hotel (2 nights),
- 01-night hotel accommodation with breakfast
Private transports in air-conditioned vehicle
Water & tissues on coach
Local English-speaking guide
Our personal assistance
- International & domestic flights
Visa application & fees
Meals, drinks not mentioned
Entrance fee in Pindaya
Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
Situated high up above a nice village with small lake, Pindaya limestone caves are worthwhile a visit as a must sight to behold. Deep in the hillsides, looking like an ordinary temple from the outside, the caves contain over 8000 precious Buddhas statues of various styles and shapes making from plenty of materials such as alabaster, teak, marble, stone, bronze, lacquer, cement and gold. Finding your way through the maze and getting surprised by all the suddens that you can’t imagine until there. And soon, a feeling of calmness will take over your mind when you gaze upon the serene faces of the Buddhas.
At the end of the amazing discovery and getting outside the cave, don’t miss out the exceptional opportunies to take the superb photos with a marvelous view over the scenic countryside surrounded.
Take part in an epic trek in Kalaw or there is no better ways to not only discover the amazing landscape but also get an insight into the real cultural life with our experienced trekking local guide, who is always open to any of your question on Burmese life.
Situated on the eastern edge of Shan Plateau, Kalaw is a picturesque hilltown dotted with tribal villages - an ideal destination for adventurous spirits to grab a hold of beautiful nature settings as well as breathe the ethnic lives.
Starting your trek from the centre of town after breakfast, you will gradually sneak your way up towards the elevated plains above Kalaw and target to indigenous Shan village of Pein Hne Pin. Every part in the trekking route is an amazing discovery of changing landscape that will blow you away when going through: mountain, valley, plantations, etc.