Fascinating Land Travel & Tours' Itinerary
Itinerary FLT 15 extension
FLT extension - Overnight trekking in Shan State
Kalaw - Pindaya (trekking)
Recommend for people who are used to trekking and in good physical shape
Day 1. Kalaw - Taungbaw Gyi - Yasagyi Village (by car
Day 2. Yasagyi - Me' Neltaung - Pindaya
Day 1. After breakfast, you will transfer to Myegya
village by car (around 1 hour) and start your trekking trip to Yasagi Village.
Visit on the way will include Taungbaw Gyi Monastery, Palaung and Pa-O ethnic
villages. You will see the local, untouristic village life, charoot wrapping
leave-, tea- and orange plantations. It is around 7 hours walking through
changing landscape, in some parts relatively steep uphill. Overnight stay at
Yasagyi Palaung Monastery. Very basic Lunch and Dinner will be served.
Day 2. After a traditional breakfast, continue your trekking trip mainly
downhill via Me' Neltaung and Pin Seinbin villages through pine and deciduous
forests. A basic Lunch will be provided on the way. In the afternoon you will
This day you will walk around 5 hours.
Dinner on your own account.
Important remarks: The trekking is strenuous if one is
not experienced. It is however no climb. The landscape is very attractive; you
walk through areas that have not seen mass-tourism. We will transfer your main
luggage by car to Pindaya, so you need to carry light luggage for the 2 days only.
Please bring warm clothes as it might be very cold during the night (minimum
temperature can be 3 degrees Celsius in January, during the day it is warm with
Proper and clean bed sheets and mosquito nets (but during the cold
season not really needed) are provided on request.
There is no electricity, although a generator might be
switched on at times!
The trekking is most advisable during dry season (November to March) as the
grounds become extremely slippery during the rainy season (June to October). The trip
during the rainy season is actually very interesting due to the different colours of plants and flowers but only recommended
for experienced trekkers.
All meals during the tour are included. Please expect simple but delicious home cooking style,
prepared by your trekking guide.
The porter(s) will carry bottled drinking water and provisions.
Very basic overnight stay at a local Monastery is available to you; only
providing mats on the floor and blankets to cover yourself. There is no comfort
at all. Myanmar style "bathrooms" and "toilets" can be used. No hot shower
available, please bring your own towels. The accommodation is not even at the
level of a guesthouse.
Hotel: Very basic village houses or monasteries,
no comfort at all!
Very basic accommodation at village house or Monastery.
Main luggage transfer from Kalaw to Pindaya by car is included.
Private car to reach the starting point for your trekking.
English speaking local, licensed tour guide and
additional trekking guide and porters including all
miscellaneous cost for the guide.
Proper and clean bed sheets and mosquito nets provided on
All meals, bottled drinking water &
refreshing towels in normal quantities during the 2 days trekking until arrival to Pindaya town.
Transport (car transport as
mentioned in the itinerary).
Personal expenses such as beverages, laundry and
souvenirs and tips
Meals after arriving to Pindaya
Porter for your trekking luggage (can be provided upon
Accommodation at departure and arrival points (as usually
included in the main tour)
Entrance fees for Pindaya cave and camera fees
If guests wish to alter the itinerary, extra charges may
• Our itinerary is subject to change
depending on short notice changes of walkways, decisions by local
authorities which may make a modification of the program necessary.