Blue Mountain and Natural Cave

Blue Mountain and Natural Cave

Scenic beauty of Shan Plateau

As you explore around Kalaw, you realize there is much more than its appearance. Kalaw is filled with different landscapes and a variety of different people. High up in western Shan State, Kalaw is an old hill station with a laid-back atmosphere, refreshing climate and scenic views. With this package you will not only get to explore beautiful trek but also get beautiful bike ride behind Kalaw with stunning views and thrilling experience.

Draft Itinerary

Day 01:Meet at Kalaw downtown and head south along the east circular road and soon gets in to protected pine forests along mule trek to Lutpyin enjoy the stunning view of the surrounding. Continue trek to Taunggyi Che and head north-east towards Myin Mahti Mountain enjoying stunning view of the valley down below. Explore natural caves and tunnels, filled to bursting point with Buddha Images in an astonishing variety of shapes and sizes. Following lunch bike ride along back roads through ups and downs passing beautiful pine forests. We enjoy Kalaw sunset view from Minelone monastery and trip ends once we get back to Kalaw downtown.

Package Includes

  • Escorted English/Myanmar language guide and porters
  • Bike and helmete
  • Full board meal, soft drink and drinking water

Package Excludes

  • Insurance (medical, travel, property)
  • Expenditure on personal nature such as laundry, beverages, gratitude to guides, porters etc

Booking Condition

How to Book:

Complete the booking form click “submit” button to make your reservation. Alternately you may book through email [email protected].

Deposit and payment:

A deposit of 30% of your trip cost per person is require to secure your booking. The balance will need to be settled 7 day before commence of trek. Bookings made within 7 days must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Validity:

Prices quoted are net basis and valid according to the date specified on the printed tariffs, quotation, invoice etc. Myanmar Hill lodges (Myanmar Highland Eco-adventures) warrants that the prices or rates quoted are correct at the time of issuance but are subject to change in line with market, tax or currency fluctuation.

Cancellations and refunds:

All cancellations must be advised in writing and are accepted from the date the written confirmation is received and applied cancellation as below.

15 days before trip date: you will lose your deposit
7 days and less before the trip date: 50% of the total cost per person
If reservations are cancelled (or) no-show: no refunds will be made

Amendments of trek:

If the change is minor we will endeavor to make the change at no further cost to you. If the change requires more work than we impose you an appropriate charge ask you to pay the charge before we action the change. Please note we may not be able to accommodate your request during “high occupation period”. In such case we will not be responsible for any lost or additional costs incurred. Should trip be canceled after deposit cancellation fee applies.

Grouping:

There is no limitation on the group size on this program, however Myanmar Hill Lodges (Myanmar Highland Eco-adventures) reserves the right to combine in order to form a decent group on same departure.

Un-used service:

No refunds will be considered any unused service after commencement of the tour, trek or expeditions regardless of the reason whatsoever.

Checklist

Baggage:

Keep personal gear to a minimum. Your day pack should be a medium volume which can hold your personal belonging such as medication, camera, extra clothes, water etc.

Clothing:

Should be lightweight, dry quickly, and provide insulation even when wet. The brushed nylon pants are ideal for trekking. Lightweight long-sleeved shirt is useful as sunscreen and leeches protection while trekking. A raincoat and pants are ideal as they will keep you warm and dry in a variety of situations.

Foot ware:

Lightweight hiking boots or good quality running shoes will be ideal for the lowland trek. It is essential your walking boots be comfortable and broken-in.

Protection from weather:

A pair of sun glass and hat is essential for your protection from sun. You will also need some sun screen to protect against sunburn.

Protection against insect bite:

It’s important to keep insect repellent to keep the insects away.

FAQ

What will be the temperature like?

Our season is between October and May, which is winter and best tourist season in Myanmar. Mostly clear skies, warm during the day and cool evenings. Temperature steadily decreases between late December and early February. Average temperature would be between low 4/10 and high 22/30 degree Celsius.

How long is an average trekking in a day?

All our treks are designed at 5 to 7 walking hours, except for some of the activities that designed for non-trekkers. Day normally starts at 8 or 9 in the morning follow by breakfast. We try to reach to our lodge well in-time to relax and engage other lodge based activities.

What will I see on the trek?

Most of our program focuses on cultural and ethnic value thus your trail going across many tribal activities. Also there will be plenty of bird life, butterflies and other exotic flora to view and experience.

What about the bike?

We provide both bikes and helmet. We do maintain a pool of good quality bikes however we may not be able to provide correct size of bikes to each and every one.

How fit do I have to be?

All of our program is graded as “Moderate” thus anyone who leads a moderately healthy lifestyle back home and is reasonably fit will be able to join in.

What about meal?

We provide packed lunch, which usually is simple, light and serve during mid-day.

What about guides?

We provide English or Myanmar language guide and depending on the group size an assistance local guide. Upon advance request we will be able to arrange other language leader at additional cost.

What about First aid?

All our guides are qualified in wilderness first aid, and carry a basic medical first aid kit.

Is there any age or health limit to participate?

This program is suitable to anyone with normal health and fitness condition. However older clients or clients with pre-existing medical conditions may require a doctor’s letter confirming their fitness for the trip. During your visit you are under the direction of your trip leader and he/she has total authority to determine your suitability to participate.

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