Duration
9 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2

Wellness Over Shan Mountain

  • Overview

What's included

Destination
Inle Lake , Kalaw , Pindaya , Yangon Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Yangon
Return Location
Yangon
Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Accommodation in single twin share room
  • Current Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
  • Local knowledgeable guide in most part of tour
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Unlimited bottled water
Price does not include
  • All meals included
  • Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Medical insurance and Travel Insurance
  • Other International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Visa arrangements

Take your chance to enjoy a variety of cooking classes, traditional massage, spa treatment and wellness in absolute Burmese style. Many stunning and magnificient views of Shan hills ‘are awaiting for you to discover as well. And, last but not least, immerse yourself in the unique culture, Inle’s charming villages, temples and monasteries which this lake has been well-known for.

Highlights
• Indulge your inner explore with meditation class at Kalaw
• Visit to the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda and revel in a stunning sunrise at OSi Mountain
• Explore the nature and some original villages and enjoy local workshop like Shan Paper and Unbrellas
• Enjoy the knoe ride through the Inle’s famous floating gardens and villages

Service Level     :  Comfort Service

“Simple and clean Hotels; comfortable private transport”

Travel Style        : Refreshing Spirit

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Physical RatingStrenuous (4/5) 
Minimum Age    : 4+

 

Transportation

Yangon Sightseeing  by Private Car 

Yangon – Heho – Yangon by Flight

Kalaw Sightsseeign bu Private Car 

Kalaw to Inle ( Via Pindaya )  by Priavte Car 

Inle Sightseign by Private Boat

  • Full Itinerary
  • Day 1 - Meal ( / / )
  • Day 2 -Meal (B / / )
  • Day 3 - Meal (B/ / )
  • Day 4 - Meal (B L / D)
  • Day 5 - Meal (B/ L/D )
  • Day 6 - Meal (B/L/D)
  • Day 7 - Meal (B/L / )
  • Day 8 - Meal ( / / )
  • Day 9 - Meal (B/ / )
Day 1 - Meal ( / / )

Welcome Yangon

Following your arrival in Yangon, you can expect a premium service with our personal meet and greet with a professional driver to assist you with your luggage and ensure your safe arrival to your comfortable Yangon hotel.

Check in, meet your guide and enjoy learning about your customised travel plan over the next 8 days.

T0day is free to relax and rejuvenate at the hotel, or explore this fascinating city at your leisure.

Overnight at your comfortable Yangon hotel.

Day 2 -Meal (B / / )

Yangon

Welcome to the bustling colonial city of Yangon!

 

Whether you're here exploring for the first time, or just curious to learn about the history, join us this morning and immerse yourself in the city's culture on an educational walking tour.

We will kick off our adventures in Chinatown where we can enjoy an array of cultural and religious landmarks before moving on to the fascinating Little India and beautiful Jewish synagogue.

Immerse yourself in the stories of an experienced guide as you stroll down the infamous Strand Road and along the scenic Yangon River.

Soak up the colonial architecture and learn about the octagonal Sule Pagoda, Emmanuel Church and the relaxing Maha Bundula Garden.  Marvel at the history and beauty of the local Muslim mosques and Hindu temples and enjoy asking questions and having conversations about Burmese life.

Day 3 - Meal (B/ / )

Welcome to Kalaw

Yangon airport to Heho airport (1 hr 30 mins)

Hopefully you’ve had another restful night’s sleep because after breakfast at the hotel, we will be making a comfortable transfer to Yangon airport and boarding a flight to Heho airport.

Upon your arrival to the airport at Heho, you can expect a first-class service with a personalised welcome from your expert guide and a comfortable onward transfer to Kalaw.

Kalaw is a former colonial British hill station, with local and colonial style houses. Its high altitude means that the weather is cool and fresh throughout the year.

Check-in and take a leisurely walk around this beautiful town.

Day 4 - Meal (B L / D)

Kalaw

Wake up this morning and start your day the right way with a 20 minutes meditation class followed by a healthy hotel breakfast.

 

After revitalizing with food and drink, join a meditation group for 30 minutes before relaxation.

 

Following a local lunch, enjoy an afternoon free at your leisure. After snap enjoy afternoon meditation and herbal tea.

 

This evening there is the opportunity to take part in a 1-hour evening meditation before enjoying a traditional Shan dinner at your comfortable hotel.

 

Day 5 - Meal (B/ L/D )

Kalaw

After a relaxing night’s sleep your tour will start at 05:30 am. We will pick you up at your hotel in Kalaw ready for an excursion by Tuk-tuk (three-wheeled motorcycle).

Enjoy an unforgettable Burmese sunrise over the O Si Mountain before heading back to the hotel for a short rest of about 1-2 hours. Enjoy a healthy hotel breakfast.

After that start your day the right way with a one-hour meditation class.

Following local lunch there will be the opportunity to join a further 1-hour meditation class for optimal spiritual clarity.

After revitalizing with food and drink, join a meditation group for 1 hour.

This evening there is the opportunity to take part in a 1-hour evening meditation before relaxation.

Day 6 - Meal (B/L/D)

Kalaw

Awaken your spiritual senses with a morning meditation class followed by a balanced and nutritional breakfast to balance the mind and body.

Following breakfast there will be the opportunity to join a further 1-hour meditation class for optimal spiritual clarity. 

Enjoy a relaxing local lunch at the resort before opting in to join a further 1-hour meditation session and some free time to relax this afternoon.

Pamper yourself with traditional Burmese spa treatments before enjoying a comfortable night sleep at the hotel.

Day 7 - Meal (B/L / )

Explore Pindaya and transfer to Inle Lake

Enjoy a hearty breakfast because your trip of a lifetime continues at 08.00am.

Sit back and relax as we embark on a scenic drive through Shan State. First stop will be at Pindaya before continuing on to Inle Lake. The route is stunning, and there will be time to stop for photos along the way.

Upon arrival, we will visit the Pindaya Market, a typical rural market selling an array of food and dried goods.

After taking some time to enjoy the market we will continue on to a local farm for an interactive cooking demonstration. Here we will have the unique opportunity to learn about the local ingredients used in some of the regional cuisine (Danu, Shan and Pa-Oh) and the techniques used to cook these tasty signature dishes of Shan State. We will also have the chance to visit a small plantation where herbs and other ingredients are being grown.

After cooking, we will sit down to enjoy a delicious lunch of our freshly prepared dishes.

After lunch, we will head to the Pindaya Caves to explore this incredible complex. The multi-chambered cave system is filled with hundreds of Buddha statues and is a popular pilgrimage spot for locals.

After taking some time to explore the fascinating caves, we will visit a local workshop where beautiful umbrellas and paper are crafted from the mulberry tree. This is one of the few areas in Myanmar still practicing this fast disappearing craft.

Afterwards we will take a comfortable transfer to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake.

Overnight in Nyaung Shwe or Inle Lake.

Day 8 - Meal ( / / )

: A Day at Inle Lake

Today the sightseeing begins at 08:00am when we will prepare to embark on an unforgettable day trip around Inle Lake.

This morning we will start with a visit to the market, which rotates locations on a 5-day basis (note: there are no markets on full moon or dark moon days). This daily market attracts people from all over the lake’s shores who gather to buy and sell their various products. In one day, it is possible to see Pa-Oh, Inthar and Shan people all in their traditional outfits. Wander through the stalls and listen to the guide’s explanation of local produce and goods that are sold there for a wonderfully immersive experience.

After spending some time at the market, we will continue our journey across the lake, passing through villages with stilted houses, and floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Along the way we will see the famous leg-rowing fishermen who steer their boats with incredible balance.

Afterwards, we will head to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary. Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda contains five sacred Buddha images and houses several royal barges that are used during the pagoda’s annual festival.

We will then proceed to the village of Inpawkhone where we will have the opportunity to observe the traditional silk-weaving techniques of Inthar people. Inpawkhone is also known for weaving with the stems of lotus flowers, a time-consuming process that results in high quality materials famous throughout the country. We can also visit a cheroot factory where local Burmese cigars are rolled by hand.

We will visit  the fascinating Inthar Boat Factory. Here we will learn more about the history and culture of the lake’s indigenous people. After that enjoy a delicious Shan lunch.

After we are refreshed, we will continue our afternoon adventures with a canoe ride through the floating gardens and famous floating villages. We will arrive in Pauk Par village where we will meet the Intha inhabitants and the women in traditional dress. One of the most famous attractions at Inle Lake, Pauk par village is home to over 200 cottages, most of them made from bamboo.

We will continue our journey through the northern part of the village including Hsun Daw Gyi Phaung (Royal Barge), the main streets and kindergarten before travelling through the eastern and southern parts of the village. In the southern part of the village we will pass the primary school and Myanmar’s only floating posting box (be sure to send a postcard to your loved ones!) In the middle part of the village we will enjoy pig farms, small fish farms and even wooden cabinet making. We will finish of the canoe trip back at the Ngwe Zin Yaw cheroot workshop.

The afternoon will be free for you to enjoy at your own leisure. Continue sightseeing on the lake, take a stroll through one of the lakeside villages, or return to the hotel to relax.

Overnight in Nyaung Shwe or Inle Lake.

Day 9 - Meal (B/ / )

Departing Heho

Heho airport to Yangon airport (1 hour)

Wake up this morning and enjoy some free time. Relax or explore before a farewell and your transfer back to Heho airport for our flight back to Yangon airport.

Our professional driver will meet you at the airport to assist with your baggage and drop you off at your desired hotel or help you prepare for your onward journey.

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  • Accommodation Details Info
Accommodation

2 nights at Yangon Hotel ,4 night at Yangon  hotel,2 nights at inle hotel and

Yangon Accommodation

 

Best Western China Town Yangon Hotel

Inclusion

  • Breakfast
  • Free wi-fi in all rooms

Popular facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Gym

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Mini bar

 

Accommodation

2 nights at Yangon hostel,1 night at Tha Hton hotel,2 nights at Mawlamyine hotel and 2 nights at Hpa-An hotel

Kalaw Accommodation

 

Kalaw Princess Hotel 

Inclusion

  • Breakfast
  • Free wi-fi in all rooms

Popular facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Spa

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Mini bar

 

Accommodation

 

Paramount Inle Hotel 

Inclusion

  • Breakfast
  • Free wi-fi in all rooms

Popular facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Front desk (24 hours)

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Mini bar

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Wellness Over Shan Mountain

Duration
9 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2

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