9 Nights / 10 Days
Shwedagon Pagoda, Kandawgyi Park,
Hteesakhar Waterfall, Pha Yar Phyu Village (White Pagoda Village), Thirimingala Pagoda (Taung Kwe Zedi)
Kayan Ethnic Community, the Lotus Pond, the Ngwe Taung Dan for a great sunset view
Daw Ta Ma Gyi (Kayah Ethnic), Kahtobo festival (Kayah New Year)
Htay Kho (Kayaw Ethnic), Htee Prunu Cave
Explore ruins of Indein and boat trips
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Nga Phae Chaung Monastery, Greenish Floating Farms,
Ah lo Daw Pauk Pagoda, Floating Garden, Silk weaving Workshop, Silver Shop
Bogyoke Market,Botataung Pagoda, sunset at Botataung jetty
Welcome to Yangon, transfer to hotel. Depending on your international flight time that day will be half day sightseeing. Sightseeing includes the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda (one of the famous religious monument in the world). Dinner and overnight at Yangon.
After breakfast, transfer you to airport for flight to Loikaw. Upon arrival, we will visit to Hteesakhar Waterfall, most accessible and popular waterfalls, located 15 miles in the north of Loikaw, near Shan- Kayah border. Then, we will enjoy a delicious Kayah Barbecue lunch with cultural exchange at local home. On the way back, we can short visit two caves, Aung Thabyae and Lwe Tamu. After take rest at hotel, we can feel take a boat along the Balu Chaung River and visit to Pha Yar Phyu Village (White Pagoda), In this village you can see Inthar tribes. At the evening, visit to the Thirimingala Pagoda (Taung Kwe Zedi) which is in the centre of town there is an impressive rock on which stands. The climb up (over various steep steps) is worthwhile, for a great sunset view over the city and the nearby hills. Dinner and overnight at Loikaw.
After breakfast, drive to Kayan Community (long neck women) located at Panpet, takes about one hours’ drive by car, on the way we will short explore to Demoso Market. The road is tough and steep but the landscape is fantastic and panoramic views. On arrival, welcomed in a local home where you will enjoy a hot drink and a simple, local snack. Next, you will set off on a moderately challenging trek, through lush, shady, forest. After a short climb (30-40 minutes), you’ll enjoy over 3 hours of continual, great views. On route, local guides will show various edible plants and herbal medicines which are used by community members in their ‘jungle larder.’ A highlight of the trip is arriving at the original settlement of Pan Pet, perched on a mountain top, where evidence of past habitation is visible. Enjoy jungle picnic lunch. Return back to Loikaw, we’ll visit the Lotus Pond, a sacred and scenic site, listen to the local legend of Tsudanu, a prince and princess who finally ascend to heaven as mythical Kinaree birds and visit to the Ngwe Taung Dan for a great sunset view, the Lanmark of Kayah State. After enjoying the panoramic view. Dinner and overnight at Loikaw.
After breakfast, we will drive Heading to Daw Ta ma Gyi village, a secret village, about two hours’ drive on the way offers opportunities for scenic, paddy fields to wander around and removing fields. We will have a chance to meet authentic ethnic, wearing traditional dress (handmade by them) to keep their traditional and belief to have good weather, to get more crops. Enjoy Lunch with their traditional songs with their bamboo handmade instrument. Kayar Newyear festival, known as Kahtobo festival, if you have chance to come on April, you can celebrate and enjoy the way of their traditional festival. Provide a different experience as nomadic people whose resting place is determined by killing a chicken and deciphering which holes the bone marrow seeps from when prodded with a stick (a form of prediction that holds for many choices in their life).Dinner and Overnight at Loikaw.
After breakfast, we will drive about two and half hour to Hpruso, explore Hpruso market and then continue to Htay Kho village where living Kayaw tribes, short hiking to the tribal village, on the way to the village, the road is tough and steep but the landscape is fantastic and panoramic views over the Kayaw region, feel beautiful scenery galore and a large number of distinctive their cultures, to explore a number of these relatively untouched villages and enjoy local lunch. Proceed short visit to Hti Phrunu Cave, one of heritage of Kayaw tribes, feel adventure trekking and on the way, Ra A Pra village can explore more Kayaw tribes. Dinner and overnight at Loikaw.
After breakfast, we will drive to Pekon where we can look scenery and relax, and we take your private boat to Sagar Village, a promising journey of enchantment. On the banks of Belu Chaung, there exists one unknown and mysterious village called “Sagar”. Previously, when princes Sawbwa ruled the territory, Sagar used to be a principality, having its own prince. By one all is left of Sagar are ancient pagodas and monasteries, and the once bury town is now a village hidden away from the world and almost forgotten. Nowadays, the area is inhabited by Pa O, as hard working as they are good-hearted. Weaving through waters of Inle and down South, beyond Taung –To village with its old pagodas, continuing to past Kyaing Kan village where they weave monk’s robes from fibers pulled from the lotus steams, contributes to a magical process not known anywhere else in the world. After passing the Kyaing Kan village will stop on a market, a gathering spot for the nationalities to see them arrayed in their colorful costumes and dropped with beads, chains and coins. In the evening we will proceed to Inle. Dinner and overnight at Inle.
After breakfast, take your private boat to Inle Lake via Naung Shwe Jetty and check in to your Hotel. Inle Lake is an amazing running water lake between two mountain ranges at the sea level of 800 meter. Then continue to Indein village, visit to Indein villages and the ancient Shwe Indein Pagoda. Floating villages built their houses on stilt, Leg rower fishing people, greenish floating farm, and unique fishing method by using conical bamboo basket will blend you wonderful experience on Inle Lake to be perfect. Continue to visit Mine Thauk village. We can walk along wooden bridge and take a canoe ride around Mine Thauk village among floating gardens and Intha houses. You can trek to mountain to see nice view of Inle Lake.Then dinner and overnight at Inle.
After breakfast, you will be taken to the sightseeing in the south of lake such as Paung Daw Oo Temple, villages of silk weaver, cheroot maker, boat maker and visit to Nga Phae Chaung Monastery with amazing style of Shan Buddha Images of 19th century, built of teak wood with 200 posts. On the Way to Monastery you can witness the greenish floating farms especially Tomato plant, and other seasonal vegetables and flowers. Then dinner and overnight at Inle.
After breakfast, flight back to Yangon; head out for lunch and shopping to the Bogyoke Market (Scott’s Market) with hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems store. Continue explore some colonial buildings around the city and visit to Botahtaung Pagoda, view sunset and observe the lifestyle at Botahtaung jetty.Overnight at Yangon.
Transfer to the Yangon airport for departure.