5 days trip to Inle lake via Pindaya with overnight trekking and to explore Pindaya cave and unique style of Inle lake. The tour includes flight, transport and tour guide service.
Pindaya Trekking and Inle Lake
Who would love this tour?
Explore Shan state for five days including trekking in Pindaya. Next, you will explore Inle Lake, a peaceful wetland area, surrounded by cultural and historical treasures, observe local industries. A boat trip up one of the streams to Indein. You will cover the highlight of southern Shan State with this journey.
Highlights of the Program
- Short boat excursion trip in Inle Lake
- To see the tradition of leg rower boat fisherman and local life at the Inle Lake area
- Private tour of 5 days four nights with a licensed tour guide
- Experience with the ethnic people and their handicrafts
- Trekking experiences
- Soak up the atmosphere at the Inle Lake
We use smart and clean hotels for our valuable clients to secure in every condition except under some experiential and local activities. If in case, the mentioned hotels are not available on your travel dates with valid reasons, then we will try to maintain alternative hotels which are at the same level.
- Pindaya: 1 night at Global Grace hotel
- Trekking: 1 night at the local village
- Nyaung Shwe: 2 nights at Royal Inle hotel
Anyhow, if you do not satisfy the HOTEL we provide though we fitted the prime one in every destination, you are still welcome to address in advance upon your preferences.
Note: If your travel dates are fallen during X’s Mas and New Year, our tour price can be changed with the prior notice. If you have any more questions please contact us this email (email@example.com).
Destinations in this tour
Day 1Mandalay – Pindaya
In the morning transfer to the airport by car and take the domestic flight to Heho. Welcome by our tour guide at Heho airport and transfer to Pindaya by private car.
Visit Pindaya Cave, a vast cavern where nearly 8,000 Buddha statues are appearing and Shan Parasol workplace, where you can also see how to make the paper in a traditional way to be a locally used umbrella. Walk beside the lake in Pindaya and see the local market where various local tribes are selling and buying things like foods, fruits, vegetables, and other things they need.
Overnight at hotel in Pindaya
Day 2 : Pindaya – Yasakyi trekking
This morning you should be ready for a trekking trip to Yasakyi, (Palaung) village. Firstly you will arrive at Htut Ni (Danu) village after walking about 45 mins and to learn more about the tribe of Danu and their daily life. Then proceed to See Kya Inn (Palaung) village about 1.5 hrs and have your lunch in the village. After a visit to the village and continue to walk to Yasakyi (Palaung) Village for about 2 hrs. On arrival, you have enough time to explore the village. Dinner will be arranged in the village.
Overnight at Yasakyi monastery
Day 3 : Yasakyi – Pindaya – Inle
After breakfast, return walks to Pindaya, and you will trek a different route. It is 1 hrs walk to Me Ne Taung (Paoh) village and visit around. Then proceed walk to Htin Hsu Gone (Danu) community grazing and evergreen scenery with an en-route. After that continue to TapawGyi (Danu) village for about one hr and visit at the monastery. Lunch will be on the way or in the village. Then trek and back to Pindaya. At arrival to Pindaya visit Shwe U Min cave and drive to NaungShwe( Inle).
Overnight at hotel in NyaungShwe
Day 4 : Inle- Indein
Today our guide will lead you to visit Indein, one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the lake. Then back to Inle Lake and explore the lake and its tradition.
You will go to Indein along with the small, foliage-cloaked canal winds through the reeds to the lakeside. You will see incredibly atmospheric despite the crowds. By climbing along the stairway, you can notice so many small Stupas (Zedi) and most construct in the 17th and18th Centuries before reaching to the Shwe Inn TheinPaya. The highlight is to see the local life in the rural village and distinguish Shan-style small Stupas.
You can observe the daily life of the remarkable Rower of local fishermen and ethnic people who inhabit the Inle Lake for centuries and their traditional houses build on stilts. You will also enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the lake cold water and gorgeous scenery. This tour includes PhaungDawOo Pagoda, local handicraft industries such as silver making, silk, cotton, lotus weaving factory, cheroots making, etc. Overnight at hotel in NyaungShwe
Day 5 : Inle– departure
Today is departure day and depending on your request where you have to head again from Inle, Shan State. We will provide the appropriate proposal for your flight ticket booking (or) if you would like to continue with other short packages from us. Airport transfer to Heho will be arranged by Myanmar Upper Land.
Advice: *Depending on your request and where you have to head again from Inle, Shan State we would provide the appropriate proposal for your flight ticket booking (or) if you would like to continue with another short package from us.
include & exclude
What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the tour price.
- Hotel pick up and airport transfer
- 3 nights accommodation with daily breakfast (twin sharing ) and 1 night at the monastery
- 1-way Domestic flight ticket
- Transportation mentioned in itineraries.
- Entrance fees for the visit point
- Meals during trekking days
- English speaking guide service & local trekking guide
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the tour price.
- International Air tickets and airport tax
- Meals and beverages
- Visa fees and arrangements
- other services not mentioned
What is the cancellation policy for this tour?
All cancellations made by travelers will be charged as follows:
- Cancellation more than 45 days before the travel start date: there are no charges.
- Between 30– 45 days before the travel start date: 25% of the tour cost.
- Less than 30 days before the travel start date (or) No-show: 100% of the tour cost.
- The Government Tax (5%) is non-refundable.
Can I book this tour at the last minute?
We say yes, and but it is subject to availability. Advance booking is recommended for a better and secure arrangement. Please make Enquiry or Customized for this tour. Then we can get back to you with the information to help you book the tour.
What do I need to bring with me to do this tour?
We suggest you carry slipper and something to protect from the sun and the dust. Shorts or sleeveless tops and shoes are not allowed to enter the place of Pagodas and Religious area.
I am a solo traveler, can I book this tour?
We operate this tour privately as we, MUL considered to the privacy of the travelers and not sharing with other travelers. Our mentioned price is based on 2 passengers for a booking, but the solo traveler can still book this tour requesting for the solo price by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Is the vegetarian option available for this tour?
Yes, the Vegetarian option is available, please advise at the time of booking if required.
What is the best season to do this tour?
We have three seasons in Myanmar, October to February is Winter (cold) season with average temperatures 20-24 C, March to May is Summer (hot) season with average temperatures 30-35 C) and June to September is the Monsoon (rainy) season, with high rainfall and average temperatures 25-30 C.
We offer this tour all year round and the best season to do this tour is Winter season (Oct – Feb).
Can I extend my trip for longer days or more exploration?
Yes, We offer extension tour packages and/or other travel-related services depend on your request. Please contact us at email@example.com.