This nature and scenic trekking through the hills and villages around Pindaya features the cultivation and farming in the region and lifestyle of ethnic minorities such as Pa O, Danu tribes of the surrounding areas.
Combination of local home stay at the village and or accommodation at the monestary is to be expected and the required trekking essentials and warm clothing are to be considered.
This could be an extension to one of your preferred Classic Tours of Myanmar featured at the Travel Services Portfolio of Vision Travel Ltd.
Day 1 Pindaya - Yasakyi
Breakfast at the Hotel. Visit local market in the early morning and buy necessities for a 3-day trek in and around Pindaya. The trek begins with the walk to Htut Ni village passing through the hill where Danu people cultivates cheroot, tea, damsons and mangoes on the hillsides. Climb up the steeply slope to See Kya Inn village (approx. 3 hours) and have a short break. Continue to walk about 2 hours to Yasakyi village and observe tribal village lifestyle and cheroot making method of Palaung people. Overnight at Yasakyi Monastery.
Day 2 Yasakyi Monastery - Kan Hla Kone Village
After breakfast, continue to walk to Lin Lay Inn village through the hills where Danu tribes of the area cultivate peanut, corn, ginger, potatoes and cauliflower on the hillsides. Continue to Me Ne Taung village of Pa O (approx. 2 hours) and have a short break. Proceed for another 3 hours to Kan Hla Kone village for night stop. Overnight at Kan Hla Kone village.
Day 3 Kan Hla Kone Village - Pindaya
After breakfast, continue to walk through the hills passing through several villages and tealeaves plantations where production of Shan Tea in the traditional way can be observed (approx. 2 1/2 hours). Return to Pindaya from Taung Paw Gyi village in the afternoon. (approx. 1 hour). Arrive Pindaya and visit magnificent Pindaya Caves, where thousands of different types of Buddha images are on display in the various cave chambers. At leisure in the evening. Overnight at a Hotel in Pindaya.