Tour Info

Hidden Beauty of  Hsipaw

Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Hsipaw – Mandalay

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Day 01: Mandalay Arrival – Pyin oo lwin Dinner

Upon arrival in Mandalay you will be meet and greet by our expert guide .We will drive to Pyin Oo Lwin .It is a hill station made by british where you can still see the beautiful gardens and colonial house of 19th centuary building with Tudor style .Check in at hotel. Dinner at local restaurant .Overnight at hotel .

Day 02: Pyin Oo Lwin B,L,D

Breakfast at hotel.  We will explore today Pyin Oo Lwin  formerly and colloquially referred to as Maymyo, is a scenic hill town in Mandalay Division, Myanmar, located in the Shan Highland, some 67 kilometers east of Mandalay, and at an altitude of 1,070 meters.  Highlights of the town are  famous botanical garden of Pyin oo lwin , trek to the water fall which is a hidden beauty of the area.Box Lunch  is included .

In the late afternoon  continue drive to  Hsipaw ( driving hour 2 hrs ). It is a  principal town of Hsipaw Township in Shan State, which is situated on the riverbank of Duthawadi  river. It is 200 km north-east of Mandalay. Arrive and check in at your hotel.  Time at leisure  or explore on your own . Dinner at hotel . Overnight at hotel .

Day 03: ( Trekking ) ( Pang Kham – Mang Htang village )Total trekking hour -7 hours B, L,D

Breakfast at hotel. Morning starts the trekking and take a Tuk Tuk  ( 20 minutes ) and arrive at Nan Moe village from hotel ( 8:00 am) to a starting point.

Walk from starting point  to Pang Kham village (5 hours of walking) which is a village of a silver  Palaung tribe  . Along the way enjoy the scenery of various cultivation in the field such as tea leave cultivation  , corn , water melon. Then arrive at the village. Lunch break  at  homemade local lunch with “Palaung” Family . After lunch leave Pang Kham and walk up to Mang Htang village for about 2 hrs time  .Arrive at village  in the late afternoon .for the local it is time to get back home so you can talk with them and visit their houses  .This will be the 1st night stop at the village and will do a short walk around the village including visiting  a Monastery of the village . Overnight at home stay in local village.

Day 04: ( 16 Dec 2016 ) Hsipaw ( Trekking ) Mang Htang – Man lwe ( total walking hour -6 hours B,L,D

Have local breakfast at 7:00 am, after  breakfast begins trekking trip  from   Tai ( shan villages ) Mang Htang village to Man Lwe village. On the way we will pass Htang Sang village .The trek passed through villages scattered across the hills of Palaung mountain range and hiking through forest landscapes and interact with local people along the  way .We will make stopping at several villages along the way to explore and learn more about diverse culture . When arrived to Ohn Mu village , at this village we will have a local lunch.Today we will do  night stop  at Man Lwe village. At Man Lwe, guest will learn how local make tea leave together with local and drying of corn for further processing like corn flake. Overnight at Man Lwe village in a local home .

Day 05: Hsipaw ( Trekking ) Man Lwe – Nan Hu Nwe Waterfall ( total walking hour -6 hours walk ( B, L , D )

Have local breakfast at 7:00 am today we will focus on the nature today  , after  breakfast leave from  Man Lwe village to Hsipaw city  through corn field; up and down hill slopes and feel the nature with stunning view. The walk will be finished at Nam Hu Nwe water fall. Lunch break at water fall . After lunch  back to hotel , travel time is 30 minutes  by  tuk tuk .You will  refresh up  at hotel for a while . And proceed  by walking  to the jetty to take the boat ride at Duhtawadi river ( about 1hrs) to enjoy the scenery along the river and arrive at chaung sone and drive back to hotel by boat . After back to hotel .Dinner at local restaurant .Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Hsipaw – Gokteik – Mandalay ( B, L,D )

Breakfast at hotel . Morning sightseeing the last Shan Saw Bwar, Shan King’s Residence( 30 minutes visit  ) and drive toward Mandalay  , after the visit drive  2 hours towards Mandalay , on the way to Mandalay  you will  be dropped  at kyauk mae’ Station to take the train  to Naung cho station ( train arrive approx. around 12.00 -1.00 pm ). The reason to take the train is to see world’s highest Gokteik viaduct, 1900 built 700 meters long rail bridge and gaze at amazing view from the train . Arrive at Naung cho station and get off at Naung cho station .Lunch at local restaurant . And proceed to Mandalay by car . Arrive at Mandalay and check in at your hotel. Time at leisure .Dinner at hotel.Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Mandalay – departure to home .Breakfast only

Morning at leisure .Then you will depart for home with your intercontinental flight .

End of services & Have a safe flight home

  • Only bed and breakfast as per indicated program
  • Indicated transportation ( private car + boat + train )
  • Accommodation as indicated ( twin / double sharing basis )
  • Sleep at home stay at village for 2nights Meals ( breakfast ,lunch & dinner ) as per indicated program
  • Welcome kit (traditional bags etc)
  • Mineral water + snow towel are also provided during sightseeing.
  • English speaking guide in mandalay and at Hsipaw trekking guide + Mandalay guide ( as per indicated program )
  • Insurance
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Beverages
  • International air fare
  • International airport tax ( 10 USD )
  • Personal expenses such as Camera fees, Tips etc.
  • Meals ( Lunch & Dinner ) not mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing (Archeological sites et..)