Nature’s Trail: Pyin Oo Lwin Trekking Expedition

2 Days - 1 Nights Mandalay Division, Pwe Kauk Water Fall, Pyin Oo Lwin Off The Beaten Trails

Tour Overview

Experience the enchanting allure of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) beyond its renowned floral beauty. Embark on a captivating trek along well-known trails, unveiling the lesser-explored facets of this city. Traverse hidden valleys, venture into jungle-clad hills, witness the splendor of a natural waterfall, and encounter charming tribal villages, all while being treated to mesmerizing vistas. Overnight treks present the perfect blend of daily walks and serene boating excursions along the Dothtaawaddy River, surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery. Immerse yourself in a variety of activities that showcase the diverse wonders Pyin Oo Lwin has in store for you.

  • 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

  • Day 01: Pyin Oo Lwin – Ngwe Ywar – Pyin Shan – River bank of Dothtaawaddy (L, D)

    Begin the day with breakfast at your hotel before being picked up for a drive to Ngwe Ywar village. Upon arrival, embark on a picturesque walk through the hills, enjoying the idyllic scenery for approximately one and a half hours until reaching the village for a lunch break.

    Afterward, continue the walk for another three hours, descending through a dense forest and jungle until you reach the bank of the Dothtaawaddy River. Here, you have the opportunity to swim, fish, and even go bamboo rafting before enjoying dinner by the campfire. Bamboo rafting is a thrilling activity that allows you to navigate the waters of the Dothtaawaddy River using rafts made primarily of bamboo. It provides a unique and enjoyable way to appreciate the serene beauty of the river and its surroundings. Spend the night at Bamboo Camp, an overnight accommodation option amidst the natural surroundings.

    Launch included
    Dinner included
  • Day 02: Pyin Oo Lwin – Waterfall – Trek around villages – Tin Shan tribal village (B, L)

    Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the river as you enjoy breakfast. Resume your trek, which lasts approximately one and a half hours, as you cross streams until reaching a waterfall, where you’ll stop for lunch.

    Following lunch, embark on a three-hour ascent to Thatyatkone (Mango Hill) village. From there, continue trekking for an additional two hours, passing through paddy fields and experiencing the captivating scenery of various villages until you arrive at the Tin Shan tribal village. As you explore the village, you will have the chance to interact with the friendly villagers, witness their daily activities, and immerse yourself in their rich cultural heritage.

    Finally, drive back to Pyin Oo Lwin and transfer to your hotel.

    Breakfast included
    Launch included

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