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8 Days 7 Nights
Start from 186 USD per day or less
Economy domestic air ticket included
0.29 Metric tons of CO2
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Local Community Tour Activities
Biking (Indawgyi Lake)
At the time of your arrival our driver will greet you & assist you with your baggage to the Vehicle and drive you safely to your Hotel.
The name "Yangon" (ရန်ကုန်) is derived from the combination of the Burmese words yan (ရန်) and koun (ကုန်), which mean "enemies" and "run out of", respectively. This word combination is commonly translated as "End of Strife".
The city's colonial era name, "Rangoon", likely is derived from the Anglicization of the Arakanese pronunciation of "Yangon" which is [rɔ̀ɴɡʊ́ɴ].
After lunch, start with including Chaukhtat Gyi (A Huge Reclining Buddha Image). The Buddha image is 66 metres (217 ft) long, and one of the largest in Burma. The feet of the statue carved the Traditional symbols 108 marks.
Heading to Local Tea Shop for a chance to taste Myanmar sweet tea is the highlight combined with local foods this to me is the most do local food experience while in Yangon.Then Continue to Kandawgyi Park and lake,150 acres (0.1% the size of Lake Geneva) and it’s a 5-mile walk around. The lake is big and beautiful, though small enough to walk around and enjoy from every angle. You’ll find various parks around the lake’s edges, with boardwalks around and across, and could make a visit last as long as you like.
Continue visit the famous Shwedagon Pagoda (its golden stupa is the 'heart ' of Myanmar over 2,500 years old). Enjoy sunset at Pagoda.
Welcome Dinner and culture show at Karaweik Royal Barge, a ' hamsa –bird-shaped ' floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake.
Overnight at Yangon.
In the morning, our guide will transfer to Yangon Airport for domestic flight to Myitkyina, we will start discover this untapped, secluded area.
Our guide will await you at Myitkyina Airport and bring you directly to our lovely Indawgyi Lake.The drive is about 5 hours with a lunch break on the way. Enjoy the lunch at Mogaung. Overnight at Lonton at the western bank of the lake.
Shwe Taung Trek ( Full Day)
The tour starts from lonton at 8 in the morning by boat and leads to the Northern peak of Indawgyi Lake. After and hour we arrive at the surroundings of Shwe Taung where we start our trek to the top of Shwe Taung to visit a monastery and pagoda. On top we take a short break to enjoy the view before we start the trek through the surrounding forest. On the way to Ton San Kha village we will try to hear and see Eastern Hoolock Gibbons and various forest birds. After around 2 hours we will reach Ton San Kha, a small farmer village that refuses to use any chemical fertilizers on their fields, to have a longer lunch break. Lunch is served at a local house by the local ecotourism group and is have a longer lunch break. Lunch is served at a local house by the local ecotourism group and is exclusively cooked with organic ingredients from the village's own fields.After lunch we will walk back to the boat following the wetland Indaw Chaung for about 1 hour.On the boat ride back we can have a stop at incredible Shwe Myitzu Pagoda before returning to lonton around 4 pm.Overnight at Lonton.
Kayaking ( Full Day )
The kayak trip starts at the small jetty in lonton and first follows the shore site to discover the fisher men village. Afterwards you keep following the shore until you reach Hepa, motivated guests can also continue to Hepu.
Always have a look into the wetlands along the shore site as various birds can be spotted and the kayak gives you the chance to observe them a bit longer. It is recommendable to have a longer break in Hepa or Hepu during noon to observe the a bite longer. It is recommendable to have a longer break in Hepu during noon to avoid the heat. Even through there are no resturants in the villages small noddle and tea shops can be found. In the afternoon you can cross Indawgyi Lake back to lonton which is about 7.5 km distance and takes 2 hours. Around 3 pm the shrimp fisher will start to drop the locally produced traps giving you the chance to see their work for a nearby distance. Finish the day with a unique sunset view from the lake before dropping the kayaks in lonton.
Overnight in Lonton.
Discover the villages along the western bank of Indawgyi Lake by bicycle starting with Shwe Myitzu Pagoda where a boat can bring you the shore to the pagoda. Depending on the water level it is also possible to walk to the pagoda on a concrete path.
Continue further North to Lwemun to visit the historic foot prints which are an important part of the indawgyi Lake legend.The 3 Masters & 4 Lords Nat Shrine is located on a small hill opposite the Buddha foot print offering a nice view over the lake.
In Nammilaung you can visit the Cane Buddha which was only build in 2009 but already is an important site for pilgrimage. Keep on following the main road to the north to arrive in Nyaungbin, the second largest village of Indawgyi Lake to stop for lunch and experience the daily life of the local residences. On the way back have another stop in Lweun to enjoy a fresh coconut with a stunning view over the lake before returning to lonton before dawn.
Overnight at Lonton.
Discover the incredible biodiversity of Indawgyi Lake by trekking around Elephant Mountain at the Southern part of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The trek will be specifically tailored in accordance to your wishes.
Points of interest are waterfalls, hot springs, primary forest & mountain top monasteries. The tour will usually start around Namun, the largest village of Indawgyi lake and can last up to 6 hours of trekking. It is possible to have a stop in Namun where Shanni and Kachin live together and thus the cultural diversity can also be experienced.
Drive Back to Myitkyina. You will have free time to enjoy at the hotel.
After Breakfast,fly back to Yangon. Our Guide will Drop you from your desired hotel in Yangon or Yangon International Airport.
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