Adventure in Shan Mountains Myanmar Tour
Discover one of the most undiscovered destinations in the world. You will have the opportunity to explore the Shan Mountains in Mandalay. Visit the local markets, the beautiful Pagoda's and temples to experience the rich culture and religion of the local people. Travel on one of the world’s great train journeys through the Shan countryside and enjoy a local home stay.
Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.
DAY 1. Arrival - Mandalay (D)
Arrive at Mandalay Airport. You will be met by your English speaking guide, before transferring to the hotel and check-in.
• Option to explore downtown, depending on your arrival time into Mandalay
Dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Overnight at Mandalay
DAY 2. Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin (B,L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Pyin Oo Lwin about 2 hours drive. The colonial hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin was a summer retreat during British rule. First at the Pyin Oo Lwin Market , situated at the center of the town, near Purcell Tower. Various
kinds of woolen clothes very famous product of Pyin Oo Lwin are available at the market. Next to Peik Chin Myaung Cave, one of the most attractive in Myanmar, featuring colorful Buddhist sense, a large number of shrines and a picturesque waterfall at its entrance.
• Lunch at a local restaurant.
• In the afternoon, visit to Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda, the marble Buddha Image sculpted in Mandalay were being transport to their planned destination in China. This pagoda has a history of its own. We will end our tour at Botanical Garden officially named National Kan Taw Gyi Garden. The garden was opened in 1915 and are stilly beautifully maintained. There is a large viewing platform with impressive 360 degree vistas of the park, towns and surrounding area.
Overnight at Pyin Oo Lwin
DAY 3. Pyin Oo Lwin - Hsipaw (B,L,D)
After breakfast at your hotel, board the train to Hsipaw.
• Enjoy a special day travelling through the Shan countryside on one of the world’s great train journeys, over the Gokteik Viaduct, to the town of Hsipaw. Goteik Viaduct was the longest trestle-steel railway in the world. Stretching 689 meters from end to end. It rises 306 feet above the gorge floor.
• A packed lunch will be provided on the train.
• Arrival into Hsipaw in the evening. Hispaw was perhaps one of the most well known and powerful saopha Shan States. Check into your hotel and enjoy the evening at your leisure, exploring the town or relaxing at the hotel.
Overnight at Hsipaw
DAY 4. Hsipaw (B, L,D)
After an early breakfast, begin your trek through the Shan mountains with your experienced guide. Today you will make your way through paddy fields, walk underneath cascading waterfalls, over little streams, all while climbing higher and higher into the mountains overlooking Hsipaw.
• Lunch will be provided at a local families house.
• Continue your trek through the mountains, passing through local farming land, making your way to your overnight stop.
• After that, transfer to hotel for check in and also enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Overnight at Hsipaw
DAY 5. Hsipaw -Mandalay (B, L)
After breakfast at your homestay, you will continue your trek with your guide, ending up at Kyaukme. Here, you will collect your luggage, which has been transported from Hsipaw.
• Enjoy a quick tea stop, before getting in a car back to Mandalay.
• The journey will take 4 hours and you will arrive in time for a late lunch.
• Enjoy a final meal in Mandalay before transferring to Mandalay airport.
Included in your tour:
- Expert services of local guides throughout your tour
- Airport transfers
- 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 4 Dinners
- Accommodation as listed
- Entrance fees at monuments and sightseeing as per itinerary
- Locally based professional driver and English speaking guides.
- Visit the Pyin Oo Lwin Markets to see how the local crafts are made.
- Explore the Peik Chin Myaung Cave
- See the many Pagoda's and temples to experience the local culture and religion
- Tour the National Kan Taw Gyi Gardens.
- Experience one of the world’s great train journeys, over the Gokteik Viaduct.
- Hike through the mountains and paddy fields, walk underneath cascading waterfalls, over little streams, all while climbing higher and higher into the mountains overlooking Hsipaw.
- You will have the opportunity to experience a home stay for the night, and enjoy the warm hospitality of the local people.
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