2 Days / 1 Night Trekking around Pindaya

starting from $113

A two-day hike through the hills and tribal villages of the picturesque part of Shan State, where you will encounter the memories and experiences of a lifetime. Passing through the farms and forests where exotic flowers dwell, having a hearty meal at a monastery, visiting the native villages and walking through rocky and stable paths will give you an adventure you’ll never forget.


Type of trip:
Individual tour
starting from $113 (based on 2 travellers)
Availability: All-year-round
Start of the trip: Daily
Difficulty: easy/moderate
  • 1 night in a monastery, breakfast included
  • Meals as mentioned in our itinerary
  • Local guide for the 2-day trekking trip
  • Transfers by pick-up truck
  • Cook & porter fees for the 2-day trekking trip
  • Internationaler Flug nach/von Myanmar
  • Visumsgebühren
  • Domestic airfare to/from Heho
  • Accommodation in Pindaya
  • Lunches & dinners not mentioned in our itinerary
  • Beverages
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Personal expenses such as camera fees, tips, laundry service, etc.
  • Porter fees at the hotels

You have questions? Then please contact us! We will be happy to help you customize your own dream trip.

Day 1 PINDAYA – HTUT NI – HSEE KYA INN – YASAKYI (trek 12 km mostly uphill, approx. 4 ½ (L, D)

Start the trek from the hotel around 8:00 am. The first one and a half hours will be an uphill walk with a difference in altitude of 100 m, to Htut Ni, a Danu village. There, you will visit people from the village and have a chance to see how they produce the tea that they sell for a living. Continue to Hsee Kya Inn Monastery, which is also located at one of the Danu villages, 6 km away from Pindaya. This journey will be a walk uphill for another hour, with an altitude difference of 150 m, with beautiful scenery and tea plantations along the way. Lunch will be served at the Hsee Kya Inn monastery or in the village. After lunch, proceed to Yazakyi, a typical Palaung village consisting of 80 houses. It will be about a two-hour walk on a trail that goes up and down, passing some forests and very rocky hills. After visiting this village, continue a bit farther to the monastery for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2 YASAKYI – MAE NE TAUNG – HTIN SHUU GONE – TAUNG PAW GYI – PINDAYA (trek 11-12 km, approx. 4 ½ hours) (B, L)

Breakfast at the monastery and start your trek at 8:00 am. It will be a round-trip trek back to Pindaya on a different route. The first one and a half hours will be a walk to Mae Ne Taung, a Pa-O village where you can see how cheroot leaves are cultivated. Continue for another hour to Htin Shuu Gone, another Danu village. After visiting this village, your walk will be mostly downhill, with a very nice view on the way. For another hour, you will walk to Taung Paw Gyi village, a very big village where people make their living from growing tea and coffee. There, you will already be able to glimpse Pindaya. After visiting the village, it’s an hour-long walk to Pindaya, mostly downhill without any steep steps.

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Trekking tours around Pindaya and from Pindaya to Kalaw

Southern Shan State is the most popular area for trekking. Kalaw, Pindaya and Inle Lake are good starting points to nearby Palaung, Danu, Taung Yoe, Pao villages through pine woods, orchards and bamboo groves. This region produces temperate climate fruits such as pears, peaches and oranges in addition to rice, tea, wheat, soya beans, groundnuts, tobacco, potatoes, garlic, sunflower seeds and dried green cordia leaves used as cheroot wrappers. You will stay overnight at private houses or at monasteries.

The trekking trips are not very difficult, mostly soft up and down, approx. 6 hours a day.

Accommodation in the villages/monasteries is very simple, but clean. There is mostly a well and a typical Asian toilet. For the overnight stay in the village we provide mattresses, blankets and mosquito nets. Please note that during the winter season from November till February temperatures in some mountain areas drop to 0°C. During this time jackets, sweaters, socks and warm pyjamas are necessary (a must).

Breakfast is usually served around 7 am; lunch is usually simple, light and served at mid-day whereas dinners are more extensive and usually at local homes or monasteries. Clients with special dietary requirements must inform us of these at the time of booking.

For the trekking days you need only light luggage, porters are included to carry your luggage. The main luggage will be transported by car/boat to your hotel at Inle Lake.

What to bring:
- Day bag
- Light trekking boots
- Long trousers for the trekking
- Long sleeve shirt
- Sweater
- Rain coat
- Sun hat
- Slippers
- Light cotton inlet
- Flashlight or headlamp with spare batteries
- Pocketknife
- Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste etc.)
- Personal first-aid kit
- Earplugs
- Sun block
- Polarized sun-glasses
- Insect repellent

Pick-up for the trekking trips around Pindaya and from Pindaya to Kalaw

In case you have booked the hotel in Pindaya on your own, please let us know your address.
Our trekking guide will call you the day before the hike around 17:00 at the hotel to clarify any last questions, and will pick you up from your hotel the next morning at 08:00.

Do you have any questions?

Feel free to contact us. Our team will be happy to help you.

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