MYANMAR – Kalaw – Hike from Kalaw to Khaung Daing 2D1N (via War Gyi Myaung)

Theme

Classic, Sustainable

Country - City

Myanmar - Kalaw

Level of difficulties

LEVEL 2

Price level

$

Seasonality

Best period from October to March. To avoid May, August and September

Max number of person(s)

20

Market segment

Arrival City

Khaung Daing

Departure city

Kalaw

Number day and night

2 days / 1 night

Day by day description

Day 1: Kalaw – Tha Yet Pu – Kan Par Ni – War Gyi Myaung
After an early breakfast in Kalaw, you will drive away from the touristic trails to Tha Yet Pu village (1-hour) where your journey begins. Surrounded by scenic landscapes, you will start with an easy 1-hour walk on flat terrain to Kan Par Ni village. After a cup of tea, you will pay a visit to the blacksmith and the pottery workshops of the village before continuing for another hour to Su Pan Inn. This charming village with lovely surroundings is an ideal place for a lunch stop. You will enjoy a family meal at a local house or the village monastery. This afternoon, you will continue with a short hike to Chaung Char village from where the makes a steep climb to War Gyi Myaung. For two hours you will face some challenging hills and switchbacks, yet the effort will be worth it. The village is nestled on top of the hill, granting you with panoramic views on the valley. Before dinner, take time to relax and enjoy the quiet setting, taking a short stroll around to learn more about the local lifestyles. A home cooked dinner will be served before settling in for a good night of sleep at the monastery.

Accommodation: overnight at monastery in Wa Gyi Myaung
Meals: Lunch at local house / monastery and dinner at monastery
Level: 2
Distance & duration of hiking: 16 kilometers – 5 hours
Different in elevation: + 452 meters / – 169 meters
Starting point / Ending point elevation: + 1310 meters / + 1608 meters
Terrain: mix of countryside trails, crossing local villages, plantations and on rocky paths. Mostly up hill
Transportation: Emergency vehicle available (Motorbike taxi – possible to access in most of the areas)

Notes: Shared accommodation in the monastery. Comfort is very simple, only a local-style mattress on the floor, pillows and blanket. Mosquito nets are provided when needed. Shared toilets outside of building with bucket-style showers.

Day 2: War Gyi Myaung – Khaung Daing
While you awake to untouched panoramas, observe the villagers’ morning routine as they prepare for a day of farming or trading. After a hearty breakfast, lace up your boots and set off for a morning hike toward Inle Lake. After one hour walking down the hill, you will reach Kyauk Nget village. Stopping for a cup of tea you will have another opportunity to learn about the people living in the hills around Inle Lake. The last stretch of your hike will take you through crops of various vegetable, down the hill, to the shores of Inle Lake. After around two-and-a-half-hour walk, you will arrive at Khaung Daing village around midday where a boat will be waiting for you to bring you to your hotel for well-deserved rest.

Accommodation: overnight at hotel in Inle Lake or in Nyaung Shwe
Meals: Breakfast at local monastery
Level: 2
Distance & duration of hiking: 13 kilometers – 4 hours
Different in elevation: + 135 meters / – 784 meters
Starting point / Ending point elevation: + 1608 meters / + 931 meters
Terrain: countryside trails, crossing different plantations and local villages , mostly downhill
Transportation: Emergency vehicle available (Motorbike taxi – possible to access in most of the areas)

Selling points

  • To explore off-the-beaten-path areas and mountainous trails around Kalaw
  • To learn more about ethnic minorities, their beliefs and traditions
  • To enjoy the nature, stunning views, cross local villages, and meet friendly local people along the way
  • Overnight in monastery is a great experience where only discover by hike
  • Can easily combine with classic program in Myanmar
  • To propose an intermediate level trek in Shan State

Extensions

  • Hike from Nyaung Shwe to Kakku 2D1N
  • One day walk around Nampan
  • One day hike around Nyaung Shwe
  • Adventure on the lake

Selling points

  • Experience overnight stay at local monastery (nearly 100 years old) around countryside area
  • Perfect destination and product for Active travelers; a mix of contact with nature, local community, learning experiences, and challenges.
  • Visit off-the-beaten-path areas and trails that lead through gentle hills and valleys of agricultural farmlands
  • Flexible module, possible to reduce the number trekking kilometers
  • Local guide perfectly knowledgeable of the region

Pros

  • Starting point easily accessible from Kalaw
  • Easy to find knowledgeable English speaking guides to escort groups
  • Wa Gyi Myaung is still isolated and all villages on the way are less touristic
  • Experienced supplier able to provide a good service in terms of local trekking guide, food, set up
  • Suitable from small FIT to big group

Cons

  • Basic toilets, no shower, no hot water
  • The trail could be very slippery and muddy after the rain
  • Limited choice of guide languages – only English language & few french
  • Can be a lot of insect at the monastery stay (depend on the season and the location)

TIME AND TRANSPORTATION

DURATION: 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT MODULE

TRANSPORTATION

From To Km By Duration Road Condition
Kalaw Trekking starting point (Tha Yet Pu village) Car 1 hour Good
Khaung Daing Hotel Boat 45 minutes Good

Notes

MAP OF THE MODULE: Link (please don’t share it with the guest)

INFORMATION TO COLLECT FROM THE CLIENT 

  • Understand the client and guests’ needs and expectations before proposing an itinerary
  • Request information from clients and fill the Information Active Participants file: Name and surname, hiking level, any specific allergies, insurance details.

INFORMATION ABOUT TREKKING MODULE

  • Possible to sell to FIT and GIT (20 pax group max)
  • Suggested for children from 14 to 15 years old up
  • Easia Active guide + 1 Local trekking guide & cook to escort the group
  • Flexible module, possible to reduce the trekking daily kilometers, extending vehicle transfer
  • The big luggage will bring to Nyaung Shwe/ Inle Lake and keep on the lobby of clients’ hotel.
  • Travelers must prepare a back pack with all their necessary clothes, toiletries and equipment for an overnight trekking
  • Most toilet on the way will be of a local squat type, but clean
  • Unlimited Water is provided throughout the trip

QUOTATION GUIDELINES

  • Hotels in Nyaung Shwe/ Inle Lake need to be quoted extra by Easia.
  • Boat on Inle Lake – to be quoted extra by Easia.
  • Domestic Flights need to be quoted extra by Easia.
  • Meals mentioned in program text is included in the package price.
    • Lunch is taken at local house in Suu Pan Inn village on the first day.
    • Dinner is taken at War Gyi Myaung monastery on the first day.
    • Breakfast is taken at War Gyi Myaung monastery on the second day.

WHAT TO BRING/DRESS CODE:

  • Small back pack to carry necessary clothes for overnight, towel, toiletries,
  • Dress code: trekking shoes, long pants, rain jacket in case of unexpected rain, sweater,
  • Equipment: camera, sun protection, hut, mosquito repellent, reusable water bottles,

WHAT IS PROVIDED BY SUPPLIER  

  • Food during the module: lunch, dinner, breakfast
  • Mattress, blanket, mosquito net, small towel
  • water

SEASONALITY DETAILS

  • Best period from October to March. To avoid May, August and September
    • October to March: best season – with pleasant temperature and nice landscape
    • April to May: dry season – weather gets to high temperatures in the day time. Possible but challenging.
    • June to September: rainy season – Avoid raining season due to the heavy rain, the trail is muddy and difficult to access

Market suggestion

AUSTRALIA

BENELUX

CANADA

CEE

GERMANY

ITALY

SPAIN

SCANDINAVIA

US

FRANCE

UK

BEST FOR FIT

PORTUGAL

BEST FOR GIT

Number of PAX

20

Important notes

MAP OF THE MODULE: Link (Please do not share it with clients)

ABOUT THE TREKKING MODULE

  • Book vehicle transfer from hotel to trekking starting point
  • Book the local boat from ending point to pier in Nyaung Shwe
  • Meals mentioned in program text is included in the price. Lunch on the second day not include in the package
  • Book the Easia guide in advance
  • During rainy season, Easia guide should verify the trails with the local trekking guide/supplier before hiking the tour
  • Operation should provide a first Aid Kit to the Easia Guide
  • Explain clearly to the Guide the profile of the Client and expectation of the Travelers

EASIA ACTIVE GUIDE

  • Dress properly: proper shoes – please no sandals or flip flops; Uniform: guide must dress properly, using hiking clothes
  • Always remember to carry the First health kit to the Guide 
  • Guide must be flexible on the spot and the guide must adapt the speed and the length of the trails to the needs of the travelers
  • Have to study the tour with operation – Map
  • Make a daily briefing before starting the hike
    • Distance and duration of the hike
    • Where will they go, what they will visit, and points of interest
    • Type of terrain
    • Share some local insight and information about the locations, sites, and culture before departure
    • Should give information about the code of conduct, how to behave in a destination by respecting the environment and locals
    • Hiking guide must be flexible on the spot: adapt the speed and the length of the trails to the needs of the guests
  • Should stop and allow traveler to meet and learn about the local community (tea break if possible)
  • Should check the water quantity every day
  • Should have lunch together with the travelers
  • Should check the climate conditions before the tour to avoid risks (for example; bring rain coats) and be careful during the tour not to put the lives of the clients in danger.
  • Languages – use polite language and adapt the behavior depending on the clients’ character and behavior

Contact

  • Coordinated by Easia Inle office
  • Trek Supplier: Saw Win Thein

Special information

SPECIAL GUIDE NOTES 

  • LIMIT THE USE OF PLASTIC!!!

English

Day XX: Kalaw – Tha Yet Pu – Kan Par Ni – War Gyi Myaung
After an early breakfast in Kalaw, you will drive away from the touristic trails to Tha Yet Pu village (1-hour) where your journey begins. Surrounded by scenic landscapes, you will start with an easy 1-hour walk on flat terrain to Kan Par Ni village. After a cup of tea, you will pay a visit to the blacksmith and the pottery workshops of the village before continuing for another hour to Su Pan Inn. This charming village with lovely surroundings is an ideal place for a lunch stop. You will enjoy a family meal at a local house or the village monastery. This afternoon, you will continue with a short hike to Chaung Char village from where the makes a steep climb to War Gyi Myaung. For two hours you will face some challenging hills and switchbacks, yet the effort will be worth it. The village is nestled on top of the hill, granting you with panoramic views on the valley. Before dinner, take time to relax and enjoy the quiet setting, taking a short stroll around to learn more about the local lifestyles. A home cooked dinner will be served before settling in for a good night of sleep at the monastery.

Accommodation: overnight at monastery in Wa Gyi Myaung
Meals: Lunch at local house / monastery and dinner at monastery
Level: 2
Distance & duration of hiking: 16 kilometers – 5 hours
Different in elevation: + 452 meters / – 169 meters
Starting point / Ending point elevation: + 1310 meters / + 1608 meters
Terrain: mix of countryside trails, crossing local villages, plantations and on rocky paths. Mostly up hill
Transportation: Emergency vehicle available (Motorbike taxi – possible to access in most of the areas)

Notes: Shared accommodation in the monastery. Comfort is very simple, only a local-style mattress on the floor, pillows and blanket. Mosquito nets are provided when needed. Shared toilets outside of building with bucket-style showers.

Day XX: War Gyi Myaung – Khaung Daing
While you awake to untouched panoramas, observe the villagers’ morning routine as they prepare for a day of farming or trading. After a hearty breakfast, lace up your boots and set off for a morning hike toward Inle Lake. After one hour walking down the hill, you will reach Kyauk Nget village. Stopping for a cup of tea you will have another opportunity to learn about the people living in the hills around Inle Lake. The last stretch of your hike will take you through crops of various vegetable, down the hill, to the shores of Inle Lake. After around two-and-a-half-hour walk, you will arrive at Khaung Daing village around midday where a boat will be waiting for you to bring you to your hotel for well-deserved rest.

Accommodation: overnight in Inle Lake or in Nyaung Shwe
Meals: Breakfast at local monastery
Level: 2
Distance & duration of hiking: 13 kilometers – 4 hours
Different in elevation: + 135 meters / – 784 meters
Starting point / Ending point elevation: + 1608 meters / + 931 meters
Terrain: countryside trails, crossing different plantations and local villages , mostly downhill
Transportation: Emergency vehicle available (Motorbike taxi – possible to access in most of the areas)

French

Randonnée de Kalaw à Khaung Daing 2J1N (en passant par War Gyi Myaung)

Jour XX: Kalaw – Tha Yet Pu – Kan Par Ni – War Gyi Myaung
Vous prendrez votre petit-déjeuner de bonne heure à Kalaw avant de vous écarter des sentiers touristiques pour rejoindre le village de Tha Yet Pu après une heure de route. Entourés par de magnifiques paysages, vous commencerez votre aventure par une heure de marche facile sur du plat jusqu’au village de Kan Par Ni. Après une tasse de thé, vous irez voir les ateliers des forgerons et des potiers du village avant de reprendre votre randonnée pour une heure de plus en direction de Su Pan Inn, un charmant village dans lequel vous arrêterez pour déjeuner dans une maison locale ou au monastère du village. Dans l’après-midi vous vous remettrez en route pour rejoindre le village de Chaung Char puis le chemin se fera plus escarpé pour atteindre War Gyi Myaung. Pendant deux heures, vous gravirez des collines et des routes sinueuses mais vous ne le regretterez pas. Le village est niché au sommet de la colline, ce qui vous offrira une splendide vue sur la vallée. Avant le dîner vous pourrez vous reposer et apprécier le calme de cet endroit en allant vous promener pour découvrir le style de vie des locaux. Vous dégusterez ensuite un dîner fait-maison avant de vous installer pour une bonne nuit de sommeil au monastère.

Hébergement: nuit au monastère à Wa Gyi Myaung
Repas inclus: déjeuner dans une maison locale/au monastère et dîner au monastère
Level: 2
Distance et durée de la randonnée: 16 kilomètres - 5 heures
Différence de dénivelé: + 452 mètres / – 169 mètres
Altitude au départ / à l’arrivée : + 1310 mètres / + 1608 mètres
Type de terrain: mélange de chemins de campagne traversant des villages locaux, des plantations et des sentiers rocailleux. Chemins principalement en montée.
Transfert: véhicule d’urgence disponible (mototaxi capable d’accéder à la plupart des zones de la région).Remarques: hébergement partagé au monastère, le confort y est rudimentaire et vous dormirez sur un matelas local posé sur le sol avec des oreillers et une couverture. Des moustiquaires sont disponibles en cas de besoin. Il y a des toilettes partagées à l’extérieur du bâtiment avec des douches munies de seaux.

Jour XX: War Gyi Myaung – Khaung Daing
Vous vous réveillerez au milieu des paysages préservés et observerez la routine matinale des villageois qui se préparent à une journée de ventes ou de travail aux champs. Après un petit-déjeuner copieux, vous enfilerez vos bottes pour partir en direction du Lac Inlé. Après une heure de marche en descendant la colline, vous atteindrez le village de Kyauk Nget. Vous vous arrêterez pour déguster une tasse de thé et en profiterez pour en apprendre plus sur la vie des habitants des collines autour du Lac Inlé. La dernière partie de votre randonnée vous fera traverser différentes cultures de légumes et vous descendrez la colline jusqu’aux rives du fameux lac Inlé. Après environ deux heures et demie de marche, vous arriverez au village de Khaung Daing aux alentours de midi et un bateau vous conduira à votre hôtel pour un repos bien mérité.

Hébergement: nuit au Lac Inlé ou à Nyaung Shwe
Repas inclus: petit-déjeuner au monastère local
Niveau : 2
Distance et durée de la randonnée: 13 kilomètres – 4 heures
Différence de dénivelé: + 135 mètres / – 784 mètres
Altitude au départ / à l’arrivée : + 1608 mètres / + 931 mètres
Type de terrain: sentiers de campagne traversant différents types de plantations et des villages locaux. Chemin principalement en descente.
Transfert: véhicule d’urgence disponible (mototaxi capable d’accéder à la plupart des zones de la région).

Spanish

Excursión desde Kalaw a Khaung Daing (2 días y 1 noche) (a través de War Gyi Myaung)

Día XX: Kalaw – Tha Yet Pu – Kan Par Ni – War Gyi Myaung
Después de un desayuno precoz en Kalaw, conducirá alejándose de los caminos más recorridos por los turistas hacia el pueblo Tha Yet Pu (una hora), lugar donde comienza su travesía. Rodeado de impresionantes paisajes, comenzará con una sencilla excursión de una hora por terreno llano hasta el pueblo Kan Par Ni. Después de una taza de té, realizará una visita a los talleres de herrería y cerámica del pueblo antes de continuar durante otra hora hasta Su Pan Inn. Este encantador pueblo y sus tranquilos alrededores son un lugar ideal para detenerse y tomar el almuerzo. Disfrutará de una comida casera en una casa local o en el monasterio del pueblo. Por la tarde, continuará con un breve trayecto hasta el pueblo de Chaung Char, seguido de una abrupta subida hasta War Gyi Myaung. Durante dos horas, se enfrentará a algunas colinas y curvas desafiantes, aunque el esfuerzo merecerá la pena. El pueblo está anidado en la cima de la montaña, lo que ofrece unas vistas panorámicas del valle. Antes de cenar, tómese su tiempo para relajarse y disfrutar del apacible entorno, dando un paseo breve para descubrir más sobre el estilo de vida local. Le servirán una cena casera antes de acomodarse para disfrutar de una noche de descanso en el monasterio.

Alojamiento: estancia nocturna en el monasterio de Wa Gyi Myaung.
Comidas: almuerzo en casa local/monasterio y cena en el monasterio.
Nivel: 2.
Distancia y duración de la excursión: 16 kilómetros – 5 horas.
Altitud total: + 452 metros / – 169 metros.
Altitud entre el punto de partida y el de finalización: + 1310 metros / + 1608 metros.
Terreno: combinación de caminos rurales, cruzando pueblos locales, plantaciones y caminos rocosos. Principalmente ascendente.
Transporte: vehículo de emergencia disponible (mototaxi – es posible acceder a la mayoría de zonas).

Notas: alojamiento compartido en el monasterio. Las comodidades son muy sencillas, solamente un colchón del estilo local en el suelo, almohadas y una manta. También se ofrecen mosquiteras cuando se necesitan. Los baños son compartidos y están fuera del edificio, con duchas de caldero.

Día XX: War Gyi Myaung – Khaung Daing
A medida que sus ojos se abren ante paisajes inmaculados, podrá observar las costumbres matinales de los habitantes del pueblo mientras se preparan para un día de agricultura o comercio. Después de un copioso desayuno, átese las botas y emprenda su excursión matinal hacia el lago Inle. Después de una excursión de hora descendiendo la montaña, llegará hasta el pueblo de Kyauk Nget. Tras detenerse para tomar una taza de té, tendrá otra oportunidad para aprender más sobre la gente que vive en las montañas cercanas al lago. El último tramo de la excursión le llevará a través de cultivos de varias verduras, colina abajo hasta las orillas del lago Inle. Después de una excursión de dos horas y media, llegará hasta el pueblo de Khaung Daing en torno al mediodía, donde le estará esperando su coche para llevarle a su hotel y que disfrute de una noche de sueño reparador.

Alojamiento: estancia nocturna en el lago Inle o en Nyaung Shwe.
Comidas: desayuno en el monasterio local.
Nivel: 2.
Distancia y duración de la excursión: 13 kilómetros – 4 horas.
Altitud total: + 135 metros / – 784 metros.
Altitud entre el punto de partida y el de finalización: + 1608 metros / + 931 metros.
Terreno: caminos rurales, cruzando diferentes plantaciones y pueblos locales, principalmente descendente.
Transporte: vehículo de emergencia disponible (mototaxi – es posible acceder a la mayoría de zonas).

Italian

Escursione da Kalaw a Khaung Daing 2 Giorni / 1 Notte (via War Gyi Myaung)

Giorno XX: Kalaw – Tha Yet Pu – Kan Par Ni – War Gyi Myaung

Dopo una prima colazione a Kalaw, vi allontanerete dai sentieri turistici verso il villaggio di Tha Yet Pu (1 ora) dove inizia il vostro viaggio. Circondati da paesaggi panoramici, inizierete con una facile passeggiata di 1 ora su un terreno pianeggiante fino al villaggio di Kan Par Ni. Dopo una tazza di tè, visiterete il fabbro e le botteghe di ceramiche del villaggio prima di proseguire per un’altra ora verso Su Pan Inn. Questo incantevole villaggio con bellissimi dintorni è il luogo ideale per una sosta per il pranzo. Potrete gustare un pasto in famiglia in una casa locale o nel monastero del villaggio. Questo pomeriggio, proseguirete con una breve camminata verso il villaggio di Chaung Char, da dove parte una ripida salita per War Gyi Myaung. Per due ore dovrete affrontare alcune impegnative colline e tornanti, ma lo sforzo ne varrà la pena. Il villaggio è incastonato in cima alla collina, garantendovi una vista panoramica sulla valle. Prima di cena, concedetevi del tempo per rilassarvi e godervi l’ambiente tranquillo, facendo una breve passeggiata per conoscere meglio gli stili di vita locali. Una cena preparata in casa verrà servita prima che vi sistemiate nel monastero per una buona notte di riposo.

Sistemazione: pernottamento al monastero di Wa Gyi Myaung

Pasti: pranzo in casa / monastero locale e cena in monastero

Livello 2

Distanza e durata dell’escursione: 16 chilometri – 5 ore

Dislivello: + 452 metri / – 169 metri

Altitudine del punto iniziale / punto finale: + 1310 metri / + 1608 metri

Terreno: mix di sentieri di campagna, attraversando villaggi locali, piantagioni e su sentieri rocciosi. Principalmente su per la collina

Trasporti: veicolo di emergenza disponibile (Moto taxi, con il quale è possibile accedere nella maggior parte delle aree)

Note: Alloggio condiviso nel monastero. Il comfort è molto semplice, solo un materasso in stile locale sul pavimento, cuscini e coperta. Le zanzariere vengono fornite in caso di necessità. Servizi igienici in comune all’esterno dell’edificio con docce a secchio.

Giorno XX: War Gyi Myaung – Khaung Daing

Un volta che vi siete svegliati, circondati da panorami incontaminati, osservate la routine mattutina degli abitanti del villaggio mentre si preparano per una giornata di agricoltura o commercio. Dopo un’abbondante colazione, allacciatevi gli stivali e partite per un’escursione mattutina verso il Lago Inle. Dopo un’ora a piedi giù per la collina, raggiungerete il villaggio di Kyauk Nget. Fermandovi per una tazza di tè avrete un’altra opportunità per conoscere le persone che vivono sulle colline intorno al Lago Inle. L’ultimo tratto della vostra escursione vi porterà attraverso i raccolti di vari ortaggi, giù per la collina, fino alle rive del Lago Inle. Dopo circa due ore e mezza di cammino, arriverete al villaggio di Khaung Daing intorno a mezzogiorno, dove una barca vi aspetterà per portarvi in hotel per il meritato riposo.

Sistemazione: pernottamento nel Lago Inle o a Nyaung Shwe

Pasti: colazione presso il monastero locale

Livello 2

Distanza e durata dell’escursione: 13 chilometri – 4 ore

Dislivello: + 135 metri / – 784 metri

Altitudine del punto iniziale / punto finale: + 1608 metri / + 931 metri

Terreno: sentieri di campagna, attraversando diverse piantagioni e villaggi locali, prevalentemente in discesa

Trasporti: veicolo di emergenza disponibile (Moto taxi, col quale è possibile accedere nella maggior parte delle aree)

German

Wanderung von Kalaw nach Khaung Daing 2T1N (via War Gyi Myaung)

Tag XX: Kalaw – Tha Yet Pu – Kan Par Ni – War Gyi Myaung
Nach einem frühen Frühstück in Kalaw verlassen Sie die touristischen Pfade und fahren zum Dorf Tha Yet Pu (eine Stunde), wo auch Ihre Reise beginnt. Umgeben von einer schönen Landschaft, beginnen Sie mit der Wanderung und laufen eine Stunde lang durch ebenes Terrain zur Gemeinde Kan Par Ni. Nach einer Tasse Tee besuchen Sie die Schmiede und die Töpferwerkstatt des Dorfes, bevor Sie eine weitere Stunde weiter wandern und Su Pan Inn erreichen. Dieses malerische Dorf mit wunderschöner Umgebung ist der ideale Ort, um eine Halt für das Mittagessen einzulegen. Sie werden ein Familienessen in einem lokalen Haus oder im Dorfkloster genießen. Während des Nachmittags setzen Sie Ihre Reise fort und machen eine kurze Wanderung zum Dorf Chaung Char, gefolgt von einer steilen Klettertour nach War Gyi Myaung. Zwei Stunden lang erklimmen Sie einige anspruchsvolle Hügel und Serpentinen, doch die Anstrengung ist es wert. Das Dorf befindet sich auf der Spitze des Berges und Sie werden mit einem Panoramablick über das Tal belohnt. Vor dem Abendessen sollten Sie sich die Zeit nehmen, sich auszuruhen und die ruhige Umgebung zu genießen; machen Sie einen kurzen Spaziergang und lernen Sie mehr über den lokalen Lebensstil. Bevor Sie sich für die Übernachtung ins Kloster begeben, wird Ihnen einen hausgemachtes Abendessen serviert.

Unterbringung: Übernachtung in einem Kloster in War Gyi Myaung
Mahlzeiten: Mittagessen in einem lokalen Haus / Kloster und Abendessen im Kloster
Easia-Level: 2
Länge und Dauer der Wanderung: 16 Kilometer – 5 Stunden
Höhenunterschied: +452 Meter / -169 Meter
Höhenlage Startpunkt / Endpunkt: +1.310 Meter / +1.608 Meter
Terrain: Mischung aus Landschaftspfaden, durch lokale Dörfer und Plantagen, felsige Pfade, meistens bergauf
Beförderung: Einsatzfahrzeug steht zur Verfügung (Motorradtaxi – hat dort Zugang zu den meisten Gebieten)

Hinweise: Gemeinsame Unterkunft im Kloster. Der Komfort ist sehr gering gehalten; es gibt nur eine Matratze im lokalen Stil auf dem Fußboden, Kissen und eine Decke. Bei Bedarf werden Moskitonetze zur Verfügung gestellt. Außerhalb des Gebäudes befinden sich gemeinsame Toiletten mit Eimer-Duschen.

Tag XX: War Gyi Myaung – Khaung Daing
Wenn Sie mit Blick auf die unberührte Umgebung erwachen, können Sie auch die morgendlichen Routinen der Dorfbewohner beobachten, die sich auf einen Tag auf dem Feld oder des Handelns vorbereiten. Im Anschluss an ein herzhaftes Frühstück schnüren Sie Ihre Schuhe und beginnen mit der Morgenwanderung zum Inle-See. Nach einer Stunde Fußmarsch den Berg hinunter erreichen Sie das Dorf Kyauk Nget. Dort legen Sie eine Pause ein, trinken eine Tasse Tee und haben erneut die Gelegenheit, etwas über die Menschen, die in den Hügeln um den See herum leben, zu lernen. Der letzte Teil Ihrer Wanderung wird Sie durch Felder mit unterschiedlichem Gemüse führen sowie den Hügel hinab zur Küste des Inle-Sees. Nachdem Sie rund zweieinhalb Stunden gewandert sind, kommen Sie im Dorf Khaung Daing zur Mittagszeit an. Dort wartet ein Boot auf Sie, um Sie für Ihre wohlverdiente Erholungspause zu Ihrem Hotel zu bringen.

Unterkunft: Übernachtung am Inle-See oder in Nyaung Shwe
Mahlzeiten: Frühstück im Kloster
Easia-Level: 2
Länge und Dauer der Wanderung: 13 Kilometer – 4 Stunden
Höhenunterschied: +135 Meter / -784 Meter
Höhenlage Startpunkt / Endpunkt: +1.608 Meter / +931 Meter
Terrain: Landschaftspfade, durch unterschiedliche Plantagen und Dörfer, meistens bergab
Beförderung: Einsatzfahrzeug steht zur Verfügung (Motorradtaxi – hat dort Zugang zu den meisten Gebieten)