Ultimate Myanmar Hill Tribe Trek

12 day(s) 11 nights

Ultimate Myanmar Hill Tribe Trek

Tour Overview

A thrilling adventure across the breathtaking parts of Shan State, seeing exotic markets and see different hill tribes from Keng Tung to Sankar. A great trek to soak up the authenticity of Myanmar landscape and culture

Tour Highlights

  • Trek in the most picturesque parts of Shan State
    from eastern side to northern side
  • Getting face to face with different hill tribes
    From colorful Pa daung to Lahu people
  • Uncover the secretive cultural characters
    Black teeth traditions, rowing by one leg, etc
  • Admire the ancient Burma heritages


Travel Itinerary

12 day(s) 11 nights
Welcome to Myanmar !
For your first day in our country, you will be welcomed at the airport then we keep the day free for your leisure. 
Enjoy the first dinner accompanied with culture show in a traditional restaurant in Yangon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon / Meal: dinner
Today, you will take a flight to Keng Tung. 
Your local guide will greet you at the airport then explore the busy streets which reflects the architectural influence of Chinese and regional ethnics. Check out the most prominent pagoda in the area : the Maha Myat Muni. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Keng Tung/ Meals: breakfast, lunch
Your real first experience of Keng Tung starts with a market visit. This is a beautiful chance to see different villagers from surrounding areas who come to Keng Tung town in their colorful traditional dresses.
After that, embark on a scenic car journey to Hokyin area. From here you enjoy the trekking for 2 hours until we meet some hill tribe villages. Stop for a further look into their daily life. 
After another 45 minutes walk, you will reach the habitat of Lahu people who is well known for their black teeth tradition. On the way back to the car place, you will pass by a Wa village. Transfer back to your hotel. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Keng Tung / Meals: breakfast, lunch
After breakfast, depart from your hotel with a car ride to Pin Tauk village - the starting point of today`s trek. For the first hour, you will explore the rustic landscape of Keng Tung then meet the friendly Akha village. Your guide will introduce you more about their unique customs. 

The picnic lunch will be arranged by your guide before you keep walking in the afternoon to reach the village of Ann. It`s time to uncover why Ann women keeps their black teeth as well seeing some local workshops. 
Head to Lone Tree Hill for the area`s panorama. Your trek finishes at the meeting point where the driver is await to transfer you back to the hotel. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Keng Tung/ Meals: breakfast, lunch

Stay at leisure and discover the further attraction of Kengtung with our guide until the flight to Heho airport. 
From there, you will meet another tour guide who will accompany you for the half day trek in Kalaw, one of the most beautiful hill station in Shan State. 
You will kick off from the town toward  Thein Taung Paya, then beyond the village to the beginning of the pine forests which surround Kalaw. Slowly we climb higher and gain amazing panoramic views of downtown Kalaw. Finally, we reach the highest peak in Kalaw area and visit the temple at the top. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw / Meals: breakfast, lunch
Rise up for your trekking preparation. 
We will enjoy beautiful scenery around Yay Aye reservoir, which was built by The British in the ever-green forest as well as local life in Hin Kha Kone village (Palaung tribe). We continue to the village of Kanbani, where a traditional Burmese lunch is served around 12:30.
In the afternoon, we will walk along the rail road until Myin Deik train station and continue to the Ywa Pu village where we stop overnight.
Settle your stay in a local family. 

Accommodation: Homestay / Meals: breakfast, lunch
After having traditional breakfast then kick off through four different villages populated by different tribes and have lunch in the fourth village, called Kone Hla (Dane tribe). After lunch, we will walk along the range of mountain enjoying the view to the village.
Enjoy another cozy homestay night.

Accommodation: homestay / Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
After breakfast, we will walk through Kyauk Su and Nann Yote villages and walk along the range of the mountain to Tone Le village to stop for lunch before taking the boat across Inle lake to your resort.
Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Inle Resort / Meals: breakfast, lunch
Today, we take a long boat trip to reach the residence of Pa-O people in Sankar. This is also home to the famous sunken stupas - one of the very photogenic sites you should not miss on this trip.
Return to your resort in the afternoon. 

Accommodation: Inle Lake Resort/ Meals: breakfast, lunch
The highlight of this morning is the exploration of Indein rotating market which attracts thousands of ethnic hill tribes. You will not miss the chance to photograph Padaung, Pa O or Intha people. 
Indein market is also a rendezvous for villagers not only to buy, sell their products but also meeting friends and socialize.
In the afternoon, we take a flight to Yangon. 
Late afternoon, our guide will take you to Shwedagon, the most striking pagoda that is listed in any Myanmar Tour

Accommodation: hotel in Bagan / Meals: breakfast, lunch
Our last day in Myanmar is kept for seeing the key attractions of Yangon including Sule Pagoda, numerous British Colonial heritages, National Museum and the Scott market. 
Depends on your flight time, our guide will arrange your Yangon City Tour in accordance. 

Accommodation: not included / Meal: breakfast

Service Inclusion

Service includes

  • Private Car Transfer 
  • English speaking tour guides
    ( Other language, please request )
  • Hotel rooms at selected category
  • 03 Domestic Flights mentioned
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Homestay arrangement
  • Entrance fees and zone fees
  • Sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary

Service excludes

  • International flights
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuties

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