Amazing Myanmar: Best of Culture, Nature & Community Trekking
This two-week tailor-made tour of Myanmar offers an insight into some of the country’s most spectacular and engaging cultural sites. But this holiday is not just about sightseeing; you’ll have the opportunity to meet an array of local people, support a local community tourism initiative and shop for traditional handicrafts in vibrant local markets.
A two-day trek to Inle Lake, supporting a local community tourism initiative, is a main highlight of this two-week cultural tour of Myanmar.
Starting and finishing in Yangon, you will visit the holy Golden Rock, wander Mandalay’s historic streets, travel by boat to spectacular Bagan to explore its sea of pagodas and stupas, and meet the traditional, colourful tribal communities that call Kalaw home.
Undoubtedly a highlight of this holiday is a two-day, overnight trek from Kalaw to the beguiling Inle Lake. Known in the region as a Community Involved Tourism program, this trek will take you away from other tourists and into the heart of rural Myanmar. Passing traditional farmers along the way, you’ll enjoy breath-taking views and the warm hospitality of a night spent in a local village house or monastery.
This holiday can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your interests and requirements, however it is worth noting that the trekking route from Kalaw to Inle Lake will be muddy and wet from June to September.