Explore the Serene Beauty of Pyin Oo Lwin

Day Return Mandalay Division, Pyin Oo Lwin Off The Beaten Trails

Tour Overview

Experience Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) beyond its renowned flower gardens. Embark on exciting treks along well-known trails, revealing the lesser-explored facets of this enchanting city. Immerse yourself in hidden valleys, verdant hills draped in jungle, discover captivating waterfalls, encounter charming tribal villages, and be captivated by awe-inspiring vistas. For an immersive adventure, opt for overnight treks, blending daily walks with scenic boating along the Dokehtawaddy River, showcasing breathtaking natural panoramas. Indulge in a diverse range of activities, savoring a taste of everything that Pyin Oo Lwin has to offer.

  • Pyin Oo Lwin, also known as Maymyo, is a picturesque town located in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar. It is situated on the Shan Plateau, approximately 67 kilometers (42 miles) east of Mandalay, the country’s second-largest city. Due to its elevation of around 1,070 meters (3,510 feet) above sea level, Pyin Oo Lwin enjoys a cooler climate compared to other parts of Myanmar. The town experiences milder temperatures, and the weather is often characterized by pleasant breezes. Pyin Oo Lwin was initially established as a British hill station during the colonial era in the late 19th century. It served as a summer retreat for British officials seeking respite from the scorching heat of Mandalay. The town is conveniently reachable by car or plane from Mandalay.

  • Please ensure that you have an average level of physical fitness for all trips. Before booking, kindly consider the suitability of the event or activity. It is your responsibility as the client to assess your fitness level for a specific trip. If you have any doubts or concerns, we encourage you to contact our guide and discuss them beforehand. Additionally, it is essential to inform the guide of any medical conditions, illnesses, or disorders that may be relevant for safety purposes or could potentially be aggravated during the tour. Your safety and well-being are our top priority, and open communication regarding your physical condition is crucial.

    1. Backpack (20L): A backpack of appropriate size to carry your essentials and personal belongings during the trek.
    2. Hiking shoes (waterproof): Sturdy and comfortable hiking shoes with good traction are essential to navigate various terrains and provide protection for your feet. Waterproof shoes are recommended to handle wet conditions.
    3. Windbreaker: A lightweight, windproof jacket or windbreaker is useful to protect against gusty winds and sudden weather changes.
    4. Trekking shorts & pants: Pack lightweight and quick-drying trekking shorts and pants for flexibility and comfort during the trek.
    5. Trekking t-shirt or shirt: Choose moisture-wicking and breathable fabrics for your t-shirts or shirts to keep you cool and comfortable during the trek.
    6. Gloves: Depending on the weather and altitude, consider bringing gloves to protect your hands from cold temperatures or rough terrains.
    7. Trekking socks: Invest in high-quality trekking socks that provide cushioning, moisture-wicking, and blister prevention for long hikes.
    8. Sunglasses: Protect your eyes from the sun’s glare and harmful UV rays by wearing sunglasses with UV protection.
    9. Hat: A wide-brimmed hat or cap helps shield your face and neck from the sun, providing protection and shade.
    10. Sunscreen: Apply and reapply sunscreen with a high SPF to protect your skin from sunburn and harmful UV radiation.
    11. Hiking poles: Hiking poles can provide stability, support, and reduce strain on your joints during challenging treks. Consider bringing a pair for added assistance.
    12. Headlamp: A headlamp is essential for evening or early morning treks or any low-light situations, allowing for hands-free illumination.

Travel itinerary

  • Travel Itinerary

    After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the charming village of Anisakan. From there, embark on a scenic drive towards the entrance of Da-Taw-Chaint waterfall, located on the outskirts of Anisakan village. A leisurely walk of approximately one hour will take you through a picturesque gorge, leading you to the captivating bottom of the waterfall and its enchanting pool. The sight and sound of the rushing water, along with the lush greenery, create a tranquil and refreshing atmosphere.

    Take some time to explore the nearby temple, a hidden gem nestled by the tranquil waters. This temple adds a spiritual touch to the setting and is considered one of the hidden gems of Myanmar. Exploring the temple allows visitors to immerse themselves in the local culture and experience the peacefulness of the surroundings.

    Return to Pyin Oo Lwin in the evening.

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