Half Day Tour

A1, SHAN Villages Trip - 4hrs Walk (Round Trip)

The walk covers a variety of rural scenery including rice paddies, fields of maize, tobacco and other seasonal crops in rolling wooded countryside. You will visit farming villages, with their productive gardens and have the opportunity to see basket and fan making and cheroot rolling.

A2, Water Fall (Active Aug to Feb only) - 5hrs Walk (Round Trip)

The walk starts from the hotel and goes through rice fields, with an excellent view of an ancient pagoda and a Shan Royal Tomb, until reaching a waterfall which is over 100ft in height and has a beautiful pool at its base. Swimming is possible in the pool. Beside it, there is a limestone cave.

A3, Boat Trip - 5hrs round trip

Take a 1 hour longtail boat trip upstream with forest and fruit tree plantations along the banks followed by a 45 minute walk uphill through pineapple, papaya and orange orchards to visit a 150 year old Shan monastery sitting by itself in the forest. On the return journey, by boat, it is possible to swim in the river and also visit a typical Shan village, with charming gardens. Also visit a station on the narrow gauge railway from Mandalay to Lashio.

  • Full Day Tour - Waterfall and SHAN villages; Walk to the SHAN villages with Boat Trip; Waterfall, Shan Villages and Boat Trip; PALAUNG hill tribe village, Tea Plantation.
  • Over Night Trip - Trails of PALAUNG hill tribe village and Tea Plantation, Trails of Hsipaw - Kyauk Me,Trails of Namsan (Golden Palaung hill tribes)
  • Sight Seeing - Hot Spring, Trails of Northern Suburb, Bowgyo Historical Bagoda, Globe Pagoda