6 days

Day 01: From Kalaw to Nan The Le Te

We will pick you up from Heho Airport/ your hotel in kalaw to start your trekking time.
Set off your foot to Nan The Le Te village. En route, you will encounter man ploughing on rice fields with oxes, women doing vegetation.
Picnic lunch will be served by our guide then we complete our trail by mingling with local Pa-O tribe for a cozy homestay.
The highlight of this day is the experience with local people and children in their habitat. You are invited to join with them for their farm works.
Total walking: 5 hours.

Day 02: Trekking to Htee Thein

Rise up early to observe how Pa-O ethnic minority start their day then commence our trek to Knon Hla. The further you walk, the more dramatic that the landscapes are.
Panoramic view of Shah mountain range appears to your camera lens as you head east to Htee Thein village.
Today you will see Pa-O and Pauk Tu people.
Total walking: 5 hours

Day 03: Trekking to Inle Lake

Getting up early for your beautiful walk to Indein. Once you are the edge of Inle, we will take a break for Inle vista photos.
Indein is home to a unique market which takes place on the water. Here, you will have chance to see different minorities in their traditional dress and behold the way that they do trading on boats. Our boat man awaits to transfer you to your Inle Resort
Total walking: 5 hours 

Day 04: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake 

Today, we will enjoy a scenic boat ride to Indein, the home of Pa-O tribes and unique Indein market. In the morning, you will have chance to see Pa-O, Pa-daung people in their traditional dress heading to the market.
As you step further into the market, it is time to witness the basic trading activities in different corners: fish, flowers, vegetable, foods, …
After that, enjoy a walking time off beaten track to experience the ruin temples of Indein. You will be surprised by the number of pagodas and their architecture.
Continue visiting the local people with their floating gardens.

Day 05: Inle Lake Trekking

Our boat man will await to transfer you to Nyang Shwe town where your trek commences. The highlight of this trek is the panoramic view of Inle and local life.
We will walk through villages, pagodas, sunflower plantations.
A picnic lunch will be served in a local house with intimate interaction to the life of villagers.
Return to your resort from the picking point by the lake.
Total walking: 05 hours

Day 06: Inle Lake departure

Rest at leisure or visit Nam Pan village with famous Jumping Cat pagoda before heading to Heho airport for your departure.

From Kalaw to Inle Lake is a beautiful trek that offers you great touches to local life of Pa-O, In Tha and. Pauk Tu people. From stunning mountain views to cozy homestay, the trek provides you to the most authentic experience in Shanstate


Tour type: private tour – can be customized 
Trip Duration: 06 days 05 nights
Tour Operate: Year Round/ Upon request
Start: Kalaw      Finish: Inle Lake
Departure : upon request                    Activities: trekking/ boat riding
Trekking grade: easy to moderate


Tour highlights

Day 01: From Kalaw to Nan The Le Te
Day 02: Trekking to Htee Thein
Day 03: Trekking to Inle Lake
Day 04: Inle Lake – Indein market
Day 05: Inle Lake Trekking
Day 06: Inle Lake departure
• Capture the mountain landscape of Shan state
• Be amazed by the image of one-leg rower
• Getting touch to the peaceful life in Kalaw
• Learn about local cultivation
• Being pampered by local hospitality
• Uncover the highlights of Pa-O culture
– English speaking Guide
Other language is available upon request
– Full meals for trekking days
– Boat trip on Inle Lake
– Entrance fee for Inle Lake
– Homestay in Kalaw
– Hotel room in Inle Resort
– Water & tissues while trekking
– Domestic Flight
– Visa arrangement ( available for long tour)
– Personal Expenses
– Drips
– Tips